Film producer Albert Berger returned to Chicago to serve as the keynote speaker of the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival Industry Days. Albert Berger never wanted to be a producer. It just kind of happened that way. It just so happened that he and producing partner Ron Yerxa just happened to own a copy of This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff. They didn’t even own the theatrical rights when they headed off to the 1989…"Chicago Film Festival 2018: Albert Berger’s Keynote"
During the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival, the panels held during Industry Days allowed for both conversations and networking. While I was not able to get to everything I wanted to, I was able to get to a few key panels. I don’t go into these panels from the perspective of reporting on them. Instead, I attend Industry Days for the insights that the panelists offer. Improv is one of the reasons why I moved…"Chicago Film Festival 2018: Industry Days – A Midwest Career"