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Chicago Industry Exchange

Cinema/Chicago, with its year-round programming efforts, has become an important nexus for filmmakers and the industry, and continues to provide vital ways to cultivate and connect the art and business of cinema. The Chicago International Film Festival every fall also welcomes directors, producers, agents, and distribution and acquisition executives from Chicago, across the U.S. and around the world.

Industry Days

Industry Days is the Chicago International Film Festival’s hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas, and be inspired.

Chicago Industry Exchange Lab

Chicago Industry Exchange Lab

CIX:Lab is a year-long creative development program, focused on script development, directing and visualization, and preproduction and pitching, finally culminating in The Pitch in fall 2022.