Press & Industry

Media Accreditation for the 51st Chicago International Film Festival (October 15 – 29, 2015) is now open. Learn more here. Please contact our Publicity Team with any questions.

Presented by leading financial services provider TIAA-CREFIndustry Days is the Festival’s new hub for filmmakers and industry professionals to connect, share ideas and inspire each other. The Industry Days program (Oct 22-25) will examine current and future trends in the art and industry of the entertainment business. Topics covered include artistic, social, and political issues related to filmmaking as well as new modes of production and content creation and shifting financing and distribution paradigms. The four-day gathering will be comprised of networking events, master classes, panel discussions, workshops, parties, and a competitive pitch session, juried by a distinguished panel of industry professionals. Register here.