The FilmEx Summit will bring together industry leaders and decision-makers from film festivals & independent theaters across the United States and Canada, gathering June 21 - 24 in downtown Chicago, to discuss the future of the film festival, and wider exhibition, industry.
The Summit will focus on leadership and professional development for executive directors and high-level decision-makers in your organization. FilmEx has been a leader in critical industry conversations around accessibility, diversity & inclusion, pay equity, staff wellness, and advocacy for film festivals. In its year-round programming, Film Festival Alliance has provided education and training on fundraising, marketing, programming, and operations for film festivals. The Summit will be a space where we bring all of our knowledge together and chart a path forward, outlining the steps to a brighter future.
The Summit is ideal for: Executive Directors, Associate Directors, Board Presidents, and other high-level decision-makers.