2012 Jurors Announced!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is more than excited to announce its jurors for the 2012 Festival:

Jonathan Marlow

Fandor co-founder Jonathan Marlow is a relatively accomplished composer and curator as well as an occasional filmmaker with roughly two dozen short films and a handful video installations to his credit. In the decade-and-a-half prior to his role as Vice President of Acquisitions and Development at Fandor, Marlow was affiliated with a number of technology-centric film distribution companies (such as GreenCine, VUDU and Amazon) and film exhibition institutions (namely San Francisco Cinematheque and the Seattle International Film Festival, among others). Marlow regularly writes about cinema for an assortment of unremarkable publications on issues pertinent to the motion picture industry. Furthermore, he is known to infrequently host film screenings throughout the country showcasing remarkable works that are generally unavailable elsewhere.


Dan Koretzky

Dan Koretzky (“pictured”) literally invented Drag City. He I was born grew up in Chicago and believes feels strongly that this city is was what you one make the best of it our limited time.



Julia Gibbs

Julia Gibbs is the Asst. Director of the Film Studies Center at the University of Chicago.