Join IFP Chicago at the Chicago International Film Festival Industry Days!
Overseas Connections: How to Gain Access to International Partners and Financiers
Friday, October 23, 10am-11am at the Tribune Tower.
How can U.S.-based filmmakers connect with international producers to obtain foreign tax subsidies and overseas public funding? What are the practical hurdles and challenges of working with international partners, and how will changes in transatlantic free trade agreements affect this process?
Panelists: Betsy Steinberg (moderator), Nicola Goelzhaeuser (MPI Media), Jennifer Reeder (filmmaker, “Blood Below the Skin”), Claudia Landsberger (BaseWorx For Film)
The Distribution Puzzle: Film Releasing Strategies From Theaters to VOD
Saturday, October 24, 2:30pm-3:30pm at the Tribune Tower.
You've made your film - now what? Releasing movies into the world has become an increasingly complex endeavor, with more distribution platforms and alternatives than ever. How do filmmakers navigate this thorny arena, and what options are best for what kinds of projects?
Panelists: Nicole Bernardi-Reis (moderator, IFP Chicago), Jake Hanly (Film Buff), Bryan Glick (The Film Collaborative), Dan Truong (The Orchard), John Von Thaden (Magnolia Pictures)