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The Festival Industry Pass is a great way for industry professionals to enjoy the festival.  As well as admission to hundreds of screenings, panels and other events, the pass offers access to our festival lounge, and opportunities to meet and network with festival guests including international directors, producers, and distributors. With many local filmmakers and industry delegates attending the festival, this is also a great way to connect with Chicago’s burgeoning film and television making community.

The Chicago International Film Festival Industry Pass entitles the holder to:

Single admission to any regular screenings Must appear 10 minutes before screening, subject to availability

• Unlimited access to Filmmaker Lounge

• Unlimited access to Hospitality Suite

• Festival bag and program book

• Access to panel events & master classes

• Access to parties / networking events

• Access to Festival screening library

• List of attending press and industry members

 • Access to press and industry screenings

Click here to download the application form (PDF)

Questions? Contact or 312.683.0121 x128