The Best of the Midwest Awards (BMAs), Hosted by the Midwest Independent Film Festival

Date: Dec. 5, 2017
Location: Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark
Chicago , IL
Contact: Mike McNamara, Executive Director
Phone: 312-642-4222

The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation's only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark in Chicago. This year-round film festival sits proudly at the center of the independent film scene in Chicago and the Midwest and is dedicated to celebrating and strengthening that community. More information can be found on the Festival website:

This year's festival sponsors include Canon, United Airlines, Columbia College Chicago Cinema Art + Science, Educo Web Design, O'Connor Casting, SAGIndie, AbelCine, ONE at Optimus, Illinois Film Office, Beast Editorial, Company 3, Method Studios, Dictionary Films, AICP Midwest, BAM Studios, The Mill, Screen Magazine, Heineken, Chicago Recording Company, McDermott Will & Emery, Coat of Arms, Keslow Camera, Zaroban Design, Voxershorts, GigRig Production Vehicles, Quriosity Productions, Airstream Audio, BoomThrift, Periscope Post & Audio, Johnsonese Brokerage, p3 Mediaworks, Klest Law, Leavens, Strand & Glover, Lens Legal, GoBi Wireless, The Colonie, Chicago Media Project, Daufenbach Camera, Orbit Media Studios and FilmFreeway.

This film festival is made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, which receives funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.