CUFF Announces The Full Screening Schedule

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is proud to release the full screening schedule for its 24th annual celebration of independent, experimental and documentary films from local Midwestern filmmakers and around the world.
This year's festival features 24 films from Chicago filmmakers (4 features and 20 shorts), 12 world premieres, 5 North American premieres and 3 films from IFP Chicago members: Jesseca Ynez Simmons' Emerald Ice, Luke Boyce's The Pooka and Laura Stewart's Drifting Towards the Crescent, which will open the festival on Wednesday, May 31.

All the Rage, directed by Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley and David Belinson, was featured in a Chicago Sun Times article yesterday written by Bill Zwecker. All the Rage is screening at CUFF on Saturday, June 3 at 6pm, and tickets are already close to selling out.

Lock in your advanced tickets for All the Rage, and all CUFF screenings now by visiting our website HERE.

IFP Chicago members: You receive 15% off of CUFF passes!
Email for details.

Pre-order Your CUFF Poster!

Want to get your hands on one of our limited edition, signed and numbered screen-printed 24th Annual CUFF posters?

There are only 39 left, so don't wait until the festival to or they will definitely all be gone! $30 poster + $10 S&H. CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER YOURS!

2112 Hosts The Immersive Tech Summit

Saturday, April 29; 12:00-6:30pm
Stop by the IFP Chicago booth this Saturday during 2112's Immersive Tech Summit!

Join us on Saturday at this hands-on, intensive weekend features over 30 speakers, three rooms, exploring virtual, augmented and mixed reality conceptualization, production & post production, branding & marketing case studies, trends, best practices & standards, and market adoption.

Events include a 48 Hour VR Film Challenge where participants make a 360° movie in only 48 hours, a presentation on navigating the IL Film Production Tax Credit Program with IL Film Office, an introduction to Live 360 VR Video workshop, a talk on Holographic Reality with Hologram USA and panels like VR/AR as a branding/advertising strategy.

Last Call to Register for ISA’s TV Weekend Chicago

May 5-7; 12:00-6:30pm
The biggest names in the industry, who have worked with and developed writers for 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney, NBC Universal, ABC TV, WGA and more, are coming to Chicago! The weekend will teach writing memorable characters, creating a strong internal story, developing a pilot execs can’t ignore, specific pitching skills and techniques, getting an agent or manager, launching and building a TV career and how to book writing assignments and get staffed on a show.
When you select IFP Chicago (Independent Features Project- Midwest) on your Amazon Smile account, a percentage of your purchase is automatically donated to IFP Chicago and will directly support our efforts! The best part is that you can use Amazon Smile year round!

Thank you to our sponsors:
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