Premiering on Wednesday, October 29th IFP/Chicago is presenting the â€œDefiantly independent and deliberately scandalousâ€ (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune) Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF). This exciting development in the growth of IFP/Chicago combines CUFF with IFP/Chicagoâ€™s 17th Annual Filmmaker Summit for five days of movies, panels, parties, music, and much, much more.
The full schedule and information about the films are available now! You can buy your passes now, tickets to individual screenings will be available in the next few days.
IFP/Chicago is offering our members special early bird prices for CUFF/Summit passes until October 22! You will need special member codes to purchase these passes. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312 235 0161 to obtain these codes.
Wednesday October 29th
Opening Night Film â€œAnywhere USAâ€ written and directed by Anthony Haney-Jardine (Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize Winner)
After party at the Beat Kitchen featuring Alla and Judson Claiborne
Thursday October 30th
CUFF: Screenings at the Viaduct
Party at the Hungry Brain with Sally Timms, Janet Bean and Jim Elkington
Friday October 31st
Filmmaker Summit: Production and Technology Red Camera, Digital Intermediates, Sound Design and Music, Night Tide Case Study, Adobe, Kodak
CUFF: Screenings at the Viaduct and Special Halloween Night Screening of â€œNight Tideâ€ at the Gene Siskel Film Center
Party at the Empty Bottle featuring Detholz, Aleks and the Drummer, and Hood Internet
Saturday November 1st
Filmmaker Summit: Getting Your Movie Seen Working the Festival Circuit, Gallery and Art Film Exhibition, New Media Exploitation, Music Box Films, and a CUFF Directors Panel.
CUFF: Screenings at the Viaduct including the Saturday Night World Premiere of Chicago Filmmaker Jennifer Reederâ€™s â€œAccidents at Home and How They Happenâ€ written and directed by Jennifer Reeder
Sunday November 2nd
CUFF: Screenings at the Viaduct including the Closing Night Film: â€œSong Sung Blueâ€ directed by Greg Kohs (Slamdance Film Festival Documentary Audience and Jury Award Winner), Awards Party at the Bottom Lounge featuring â€œBig Buildingsâ€
Visit Brown Paper Tickets to buy your passes!
Member Prices: Opening Night: $15 (Save $5)
Includes admission to opening night film, â€œAnywhere USAâ€ and the Opening night party at The Beat Kitchen (2100 W. Belmont), featuring Alla and Judson Claiborne
Chicago Underground Film Festival VIP Pass – $150 (Save $50)
-This pass will get you in to all panels, films, and parties. Our hospitality coordinator will take care of all your perks, which include drink tickets, a gift bag, and much, much more. Be sure to RSVP with our hospitality coordinator for after parties or special screenings.
Summit Pass Plus: $125 (Save $25)
Includes admission to all Summit panels and five CUFF screenings (Does not include special screenings.)
Summit Day Pass: $40 (Save $10)
A pass to one day of panels; does not include CUFF screenings
Visit www.CUFF.org to view a full festival schedule!
*All programming subject to change.
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