IFP/Chicagos 12th Annual Independent Filmmakers ConferenceChicago, Illinois, USAOctober 31 - November 2, 2003 Deadline: September 19, 2003
IFP/Chicago will be holding the 12th Annual Independent Filmmakers Conference, a weekend-long event featuring panels and seminars about timely and important independent filmmaking topics presented by renowned filmmakers. A major conference highlight, IFP/Chicago's Production Fund, an in-kind donation of equipment and services valued at $85,000, is considered the biggest grant for independent filmmakers in the Midwest. The 2003 Production Fund recipient, Karen Friedberg, will showcase her completed film, THE KING OF THE TANGO, a coming-of-age tale based on Joe Meno's debut novel, TENDER AS HELLFIRE. The 2004 Production Fund deadline is September 19, 2003. The recipient for the 2004 Fund will be announced on Saturday, November 1, during the Flyover Zone Short Film Festival. For more information visit www.ifp.org.