A very special thank you to following organizations and individuals for supporting independent film in the midwest.

IFP Chicago is run primarily on the generosity and support of our community. By supporting IFP Chicago, you directly impact the growth of resources and educational opportunities for independent film and diverse stories in our city.


Our Sponsors + Community Partners. 

IFP Chicago is grateful for the financial support of both local and national sponsors. All sponsorship dollars go directly to IFP Chicago’s programmatic and operational expenses. 

IFP Chicago also enjoys strategic relationships with a variety of community partners. These relationships, mutually beneficial by design, add value to IFP Chicago’s membership and programs.

For more information contact us here.


Our Creative Sponsors.

IFP Chicago is grateful to have a leadership circle in the film community that consists of professionals in the creative fields who play a large role in the growth of our organization and believe in supporting the next generation of filmmakers.


Swanson Martin & Bell LLP

John Fromstein 



Individual Patrons of the Arts. 

IFP Chicago is grateful for these incredible individuals donors who consist of creative professionals, filmmakers, film enthusiasts and friends and family of our members. 


Amir Mohabbat

Amelia Dellos

Kelly Kerr Cook on behalf of Chicago Rot

Kate Morgan

Ines Sommer

Meggie Cramer

Kyle Henry

Tony Scott-Green

Hugh Schulze


Joe Daley

Cannon Kinnard

Scott C. Knudson

Jonah Zeiger

Christopher Johnson

Chakka Reeves

Deborah Hellerstein

Kate Morgan

Kate Morgan

Jonah Zeiger

Suzanne Johnson

John Otterbacher

Jessica Fairbanks