First Tuesdays with the Midwest Independent Film Festival:

The 2014 Advertising Community Shorts Night, Presented by AICP Midwest

Lineup loaded with premieres, top commercial creatives

Chicago, IL First Tuesdays with The Midwest Independent Film Festival continue with the fifth annual Advertising Community Shorts Night on Tuesday, November 4th at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, with festivities beginning at 6 p.m.  Filmmakers will be in attendance for a post-screening discussion with the audience.

And here is this year's lineup of films! 

Special thanks to our selection jury, which met this month to determine the lineup.

Our sponsors for this year's Advertising Community Shorts Night include AICP Midwest, Canon, One at Optimus, O'Connor Casting, NoiseFloor, BAM Studios, SCREEN Magazine, Beast Editorial, Company 3, Method Studios, Dictionary Films, BoomThrift, Utopic, Sony, AbelCineBoomThrift, Airstream Audio and Cineverse Rentals!


Film Lineup: Click here for the full roster of films for this year's Advertising Community Shorts Night


First Tuesday Schedule:  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 -- First Tuesday festivities begin with a Pre-Show Cocktail Reception at Landmark Century Centre Cinema (2828 North Clark) at 6 p.m.  The evening's Producers Panel begins at 6:30 p.m. in the theater.  The 2014 Midwest Advertising Community Shorts Program screens promptly at 7:30 p.m.  A post-screening reception will be held immediately following the film program. For more information, please visit




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 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