Do312 Ticket Giveaways

Use the Do312 CUFF scheduler to make your festival plans and to WIN TICKETS! Do312 is the best place to find out about concerts, events and awesome happenings in Chicago. Plus, they give away a lot of free stuff, like concert tickets, backstage passes and exclusive prizes. Voted the Chicago Reader “Best Nightlife Blogger” in […]

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The CUFF Pre-Festival Kickoff

Come out to the Logan Theater on March 19 for a Do312 Meetup hosted by CUFF and Ed Marszweiski (Lumpen Magazine/Co-Prosperity Sphere). This will be the official pre-festival kickoff for CUFF 2014, and will feature a screening of Crimes Against Humanity, the most recent feature CUFF alumnus Jerzy Rose (which includes performances from CUFF 2014 […]

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The 2014 CUFF Schedule

Without further ado, we present to you The 2014 CUFF festival program. Check it out, buy some tickets on Ticketfly, and we’ll see you next month!

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Introducing the 2014 CUFF Jury!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is pleased to announce its jurors for the 2014 festival: Brian Chankin As long as he can remember, Brian Chankin has been collecting obscure, strange, and ridiculous artifacts and media. After being fired from his job as an antique dealer in 2004, he realized he should be paid to own […]

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2014 Early Bird Pass

Go to Ticketfly.com right now and get an early bird festival pass for only $50! The price will go up once we post the full program, but festival and day passes will still be available leading up to and during the festival. This is a steal. Think about it. If each ticket costs $8, for […]

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2014 Poster Artist: Michael Lopez

We’re please as punch to announce this year’s poster artist: local CUFF alum Michael Lopez! Michael Lopez is a Chicago-based video artist, illustrator, performer, and writer whose work has been shown nationally.  

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2014 Call For Entries

The submission deadline for 2014 has passed, and CUFF is no longer accepting new submissions.   21st Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival April 2-6, 2014 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS PLEASE read our entry GUIDELINES before submitting your work. Submit using one of our online submission partners:                 Or using our ONLINE […]

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2013 AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT!

Thanks to our jury Mimi Brody, Frederic Moffet and Jack Sargeant for choosing the 6 Jury Awards, 1 Lifetime Achievement Award and 2 Honorable Mentions. You’re all winners, really. Heck, we’re all winners for having seen these fantastic films.   AUDIENCE AWARDS (tie): Hit & Stay by Joe Tropea & Skizz Cyzyk See You Next […]

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2013 Trailers by Jennifer Reeder & Bryan Boyce

What do you get when you take a bunch of teenage girls and introduce them to underground cinema?Or what do you get if you stay up really really late watching way too many infomercials?You get trailers by CUFF Alumni/Friends Jennifer Reeder & Bryan Boyce.THANK YOU. 2013 CUFF Trailer by Jennifer Reeder from Chicago Underground Film […]

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2013 Feature Film Trailers…

After you watch some of our feature film trailers, you may want to get yourself a festival pass or grab your tickets ahead of time on Ticketfly.com.  Seriously, you don’t want to miss this stuff….only one week to go! TAKEN BY STORM: THE ART OF STORM THORGERSON AND HIPGNOSIS TRAILER from Roddy Bogawa on Vimeo. […]

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