IFP Chicago Master Series

The IFP Chicago MASTER SERIES will present the most sought after industry “gurus” of the business aspects of independent filmmaking from development to financing to distribution. Ticketholders will be treated to rare insider perspectives on the process of successfully producing quality independent films in today’s media landscape, reaching audiences, and creating value in the marketplace. The MASTER SERIES: Entrepreneurial Empowerment for Independent Filmmakers. Our kick-off event will be on September 16, 2015, at 6pm at the DePaul Communication Theater, 247 State Street, Lower Level. "Seeing Your Destination From The Start" featuring Adam Leipzig, COO of Creative Future, a nonprofit advocacy organization for the creative community. He is author of Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers and co-author of Filmmaking in Action: Your Guide to the Skills and Craft, the premiere college textbook on filmmaking. Previously, he has been the CEO of Entertainment Media Partners, a senior executive at Walt Disney Studios, and president of National Geographic Films. As producer, distributor and financier, Adam has been responsible for more than 30 films; he is also the publisher of CulturalWeekly.com. A frequent keynote speaker, Adam shares revelations from the media playbook to corporations worldwide. For more information and tickets, CLICK HERE. More Master Series classes will be confirmed soon. Please check back for more details!

The IFP Chicago MASTER SERIES will present the most sought after industry “gurus” of the business aspects of independent filmmaking from development to financing to distribution. Ticketholders will be treated to rare insider perspectives on the process of successfully producing quality independent films in today’s media landscape, reaching audiences, and creating value in the marketplace.

The MASTER SERIES: Entrepreneurial Empowerment for Independent Filmmakers.

Our kick-off event will be on September 16, 2015, at 6pm at the DePaul Communication Theater, 247 State Street, Lower Level.

"Seeing Your Destination From The Start" featuring Adam Leipzig, COO of Creative Future, a nonprofit advocacy organization for the creative community. He is author of Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers and co-author of Filmmaking in Action: Your Guide to the Skills and Craft, the premiere college textbook on filmmaking. Previously, he has been the CEO of Entertainment Media Partners, a senior executive at Walt Disney Studios, and president of National Geographic Films. As producer, distributor and financier, Adam has been responsible for more than 30 films; he is also the publisher of CulturalWeekly.com. A frequent keynote speaker, Adam shares revelations from the media playbook to corporations worldwide.

For more information and tickets, CLICK HERE.

More Master Series classes will be confirmed soon. Please check back for more details!