2016 Festival Dates Announced: April 8-10

Mark your calendars for this year’s Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film, which will take place Friday, April 8 to Sunday, April 10! We are finalizing our program and schedule and will post it in the next week or two. Our film festival will yet again take place at the lovely Loyola University Sullivan Center.

A few things to look forward to:

  • Award-winning films
  • A fancy red carpet
  • One, two, maybe three guests!
  • A world premiere of a short made by a local filmmaker
  • Awesome after party with local musicians performing
  • And moooore!

We look forward to seeing you in April.

Got Design Skills? Enter Our T-Shirt Contest!

Calling all graphic designers and illustrators:

The Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film is seeking a cool design for this year’s festival t-shirt. Submit your entry by March 5th, 2016 to dijana@chicagobhfilm.org and your art may be worn by hundreds of people in Chicago and beyond!

Requirements:

  • Use PMS colors
  • Convert all text to outlines
  • Resolution: 300 DPI
  • Use vector art if possible
  • Expand your strokes
  • Artwork should be created in actual size
  • Submit your design mocked up on a t-shirt in PDF form
  • Must include festival logo (right-click, save below)

Offensive designs will not be considered. Other than that, there are no rules for your creativity. Good luck!

Chicago Festival of Bosnian & Herzegovinian Film LOGO

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2016

The Chicago Festival of Bosnian & Herzegovinian Film is entirely funded through donations and sponsorship. Our staff consists entirely of volunteers.  We need your help to make the 11th annual festival the best one yet! Pick your sponsorship level and take advantage of our reach into the community you want to engage.  Email Lana Turkic at lana@chicagobhfilm.org to sign up.

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700-800 unique visitors during peak months


BRONZE
$100
Get your logo on our printed material, website, and posted on our Facebook page.

SILVER
$250
Get a prime logo spot on our website and printed material, an announcement about your company during the festival, and a dedicated Facebook post about your business.

GOLD
$500
Get a prime logo spot on our website and printed material, an announcement about your company during the festival, and a dedicated Facebook post about your business. In addition, get a VIP seat at the festival and a table in the lobby area during our reception.

PLATINUM
$1000
Get a prime logo spot on our website and printed material, an announcement about your company during the festival, and a dedicated Facebook post about your business. In addition, get a VIP seat at the festival, a table in the lobby area during our reception, a daily screening of your company’s commercial during the festival, a banner ad on our website, and a gift bag filled with Bosnian goodies.

Donate on PayPal or make checks out to the Bosnian American Community and Cultural Center and mail them to 2501 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. #501, Chicago, IL 60659.

Looking for Volunteers for PR and/or Fundraising

We are looking for volunteers to help make the 11th annual Chicago Festival of Bosnian & Herzegovinian Film a success!

In particular, we need ambitious go-getters who will help with fundraising and/or marketing and PR. If you’re interested in applying, please send an email with your resume and a paragraph on why you think you would make a great fit to info@chicagobhfilm.org.

Students are welcome.

The Chicago Festival of Bosnian & Herzegoviniam Film is compromised of volunteers who bring together their professional skills to help advocate for Bosnian arts and culture through the annual event that includes film screenings, panel discussions, art exhibits,  music performances, and more.

Submit Your Film!

Did you make a movie about Bosnia or Bosnian issues? Are you a Bosnian who created  a feature, short, animation, documentary, or art film in the last year? We would love to consider you for the 11th annual Chicago Festival of Bosnian & Herzegovinian Film!

Simply fill out the form below by January 15th, 2016 and we will consider your work to be screened. Decisions will be made by mid- to late-February. For more information, visit chicagobhfilm.org/submit-your-film.

Good luck!