NOW IS THE TIME to get you involved in making faith & family films!
The FAITH & FAMILY CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL is looking for films from all around the world that celebrate the power of faith and family. Films that uphold Biblical and moral principles as well as films that examine and support family values. This event will take place March 16 -17, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago SW in Burr Ridge, IL.
Actor Dean Cain is tentatively scheduled to attend.
During this two-day event, organizers will be hosting multiple workshops on film production, offering acting classes, celebrity Q&A events and even a BBQ networking social. One admission price of $75 for adults and $50 for students cover all festival activities. VIP Dinner is $100 per person.
How to Fundraise for a Film?
Script Writing 101.
Teen Acting Workshop.
Adult Acting Workshop.
How to Turn your Book into a Film?
Q & A with Dean Cain.
Shooting your film?
How to make Distribution work?
Crowne Plaza Chicago SW in Burr Ridge, IL. 300 S Frontage Rd, Burr Ridge, IL 60527. Participants are responsible for for their own accommodations.
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Your itinerary during the festival is your decision. From attending workshops to watching films, our goal is to provide each participant unprecedented access to industry leaders in hopes to exchange ideas about the art and business of Christian film making.
More information about Christian Film Events: www.ChristianFilmEvent.com
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST STUDENT FEATURE
BEST STUDENT SHORT
BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER
WHY YOU SHOULD SUBMIT:
* Screening movies directly in front of distributors
* You will get a distribution deal during the festival
* Walk the red carpet and do interviews
* Meet industry and like-minded professionals
* Learn from the best in the industry & meet some of the best actors
The FAITH & FAMILY CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL is open to anyone, anywhere around the world.
March 16-17, 2024
Between 1 and 35 minutes
36 minutes or more
Date of Production:
Films must have been produced after January 1, 2020.
Number of films per Producer:
Do I have to attend the festival?
No. But you are highly encouraged.
Via Vimeo or Youtube links or any other online platform.
Deadlines and Submission Fees:
March 14, 2024.
Feature films: $25
Short films: $15
Music Videos: $15
Feature films and short films in a language other than Spanish or English must be subtitled in these languages for the presentation of the festival.
Decisions are made by a committee of film industry professionals. Screening locations and times during the festival will be randomly selected.
March 16, 2024
The Festival is open to the public. Accredited national and international press, as well as buyers and distributors of film and television.
* * * NOT ALL SELECTED FILMS WILL BE SCREENED * * *