Want to know what it’s like to be part of a film crew? Ready to take the next step with that screenplay idea? Just want to get behind a camera?

Whether you’re a working professional or a novice filmmaker, our classes can help you take your skills to the next level.


Each week, we showcase the best in independent film and video from around the world. Genres range from experimental shorts to compelling documentary projects and captivating narrative features. With a diverse array of programming, we have something for de-voted cinephiles and casual moviegoers alike.

Firehouse Fund

With your help, Chicago Filmmakers will restore this historical Edgewater firehouse and convert it into a vibrant media arts center and new home for our organization, which has been serving Chicago's independent filmmaking community for over 40 years. Donate to the Firehouse Fund today!