August 8th, 1030am: Rise n’ Shine

Calling all womxn/ girls/ ladies/ females/ femmes/ moms/ thems/ y'alls/ babes/ matriarchs/ champions/ filmmakers/ producers/ directors/ editors/ writers/ artists !

We want to invite all of the she/hers and they/thems to come and bask the presence of one another. Our goal is to build relationships, friendships, bridges, and worlds and walk away with contacts you didn't have before.

Location: Stage 18 Chicago.


August 22nd, 1030 am: Executive Talks

Join Angie Gaffney for a conversation with the current and former Directors of the Illinois Film Office. They will discuss the history, the present, and the future of the Chicago Film Industry. Panelists include Betsy Steinberg, Christine Dudley, and Peter Hawley.

Location: Stage 18 Chicago.