Join IFP Chicago and SAG-AFTRA Chicago for the first table read of 2018! A full cast will participate in a live read of Alex Heller's new original script The Year Between
Submit your script to be a part of the Screenplay Table Read Series, a partnership of Sag-Aftra and IFP Chicago. One script will be chosen for a quarterly table read, followed by a guided feedback session. Deadline for screenplay submissions is Monday, February 5th!!
The Chicago Underground Film Festival kicks off our Twenty-Fifth Anniversary celebration with a fundraising party on Monday, February 5 From 5:30 to 8:30 PM. Get a peek into what the festival has on tap for our landmark Silver Anniversary.
Producer/Director John C. Jointer will be screening a rough cut of his pilot Indie Soul Journeys. IFP Chicago members are invited to attend the screening and provide feedback to the filmmaker. Feedback on works-in-progress is an important part of the production process. RSVP for this free event here!
Straight 8 has its first ever Chicago premiere on Friday, January 26th 8pm at Stage 773 (1225 W Belmont Ave). “Straight 8 Says Hello Chicago!” is curated and produced by Chicago’s own filmmakers, Megan Marie Connolly and IFP Chicago member, Eliaz Rodriguez. IFP MEMBER DISCOUNT.
Taking place on Saturday January 20th, 11am-4pm, this edition of The Chicago Track Workshop Series is for aspiring web series creators, writers, producers, directors and anyone who wants to learn how to create transformative independent media. IFP MEMBER DISCOUNT.
Join us on January 15th for a live table read of The Pitch at Industry Days 2017 winner "Girl with Child" written and directed by Maria Abraham and produced by Luz Agudelo Gipson. A guided feedback session moderated by Keaton Wooden follows the reading, as well as time to network and learn more about this initiative.
The Illinois Film Tour Pilot Program kicks off on January 10th at 7pm in Springfield at SAA in the M.G. Nelson Family Gallery with a free screening of IFP Chicago member Kyle Henry's Rogers Park and will be followed with a Q&A session!!
We’re turning 30 and to celebrate we're throwing our IFP Chicago 30th Birthday Bash at NoiseFloor. Come celebrate with us for a night of entertainment, raffle prizes, drinks, food and fun. We will also be talking about new IFP Chicago programs and give a sneak peek of what our members are working on now.