Festival marathon. New awards

• 11.04.2014

Yesterday, April 10, Chicago International Film Festival Television held its Awards ceremony. Detective series «The Sniffer» (FILM.UA) received Gold Plaque in the category mini-series and «Inseparable» (FILM.UA) - Silver Plaque in the category TV film. 

In 2013 war mini-series "Angels of War", produced by FILM.UA, WISE VISION and PRONTO FILM, was awarded Gold Plaque in the category “mini-series”.

The Chicago International Film Festival was started in 1964 by filmmaker and graphic artist Michael Kutza to provide an alternative to the commercial Hollywood movies that dominated the city’s theaters. The Festival is dedicated to fostering better understanding between cultures and to making a positive contribution to the art form of the moving image.

The Festival has a rich history of discovering hundreds of ground-breaking directors such as: Martin Scorsese, John Carpenter, Taylor Hackford, Susan Seidelman, Victor Nunez (United States); Wim Wenders, Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Germany) and others.

In addition to the competition of feature films, the festival also includes a TV contest. Categories include TV productions, commercials, series, special echievements, etc.