Meet the Panelist - Mike McNamara

Mike McNamara is a Board Member for IFP/Chicago as well as the Co-Founder and Director of Programming for The Midwest Independent Film Festival, the year round festival solely dedicated to Chicago and Midwest filmmaking, www.midwestfilm.com.  Mike also serves on the screening committees for the Chicago International, Austin and Sundance Film Festivals.  He is a regular columnist for Screen Magazine, www.screenmag.com; his monthly series, “The Call Sheet,” gives readers a look at film and television production in and around the Chicagoland area.  Mike pays his rent as an actor in Chicago in theatre, commercials, television and film.