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 […]
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 […]
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 entryÂ GUIDELINESÂ before submitting your work. Submit using one of our online submission partners: Or using our ONLINE […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.Â 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. […]
VITAL SIGNS and MOVING PICTURES: CUFF Poster Exhibition
Chicago Underground Film Festival Exhibit presents: â€œVital Signs and Moving Picturesâ€ at I AM Logan Square Gallery February 28th â€“ March 13th, 2013 2644 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago IL 60647 In conjunction with 21 the screenings of the 20th Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) at the Logan Theatre March 6th-10th, CUFF is pleased to announce […]
THANKS: Indiegogo Campaign Success!
THANKS!Â WE DID IT! Thanks to everyone who donated and passed the word around.Â This just means that the festival will be EVEN BETTER than you had previously imagined.Â We’d never be able to do this without you- so thanks again.Â And again. Donors:Â Anonymous, Adam S, Adrianne Finelli, Allan Roysdon, Amanda Joy Sidell, Amelia […]