THE CHI's Rodriguez, PATRIOT Creator Conrad Join Tuesday's Producers Panel

Every First Tuesday, the Midwest Independent Film Festival opens the night with a pre-show panel, where the fest brings together three or four stalwarts in the independent film and television industry to discuss a particular topic. Tuesday's esteemed panelists are...

Dave Rodriguez, Co-Executive Producer, THE CHI

Dave currently serves as Co-Executive Producer alongside Executive Producer and Oscar/Golden Globe/Grammy winner Common on the Showtime series THE CHI, currently filming in Chicago. Directorial credits include the ABC series SCANDAL, CHICAGO FIRE, ROSEWOOD, CSI: LOS ANGELES and ANIMAL KINGDOM. More about Dave here.

Steve Conrad, Creator-Writer-Director, PATRIOT

Steve is the creator of the critically acclaimed Amazon series PATRIOT, currently in production on its second season. Steve is also a writer and director on the series; additional writing credits include the Will Smith movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS, THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY,  and THE WEATHER MAN. More about Steve here.

Dana Scott, Unit Production Manager, THE CHI

Dana currently serves at Unit Production Manager on the Showtime series THE CHI, currently filming in Chicago. UPM and Production Supervisor credits include the NBC series THIS IS US, Fox series THE EXORCIST, USA series SIRENS. More about Dana here.

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