From: programming (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jul 29 2007 - 18:02:07 PDT

Dear Friends, Colleagues, Film/Video Makers, and Supporters of Chicago

After eleven wonderful years, I have decided to leave my position as Program
Director at Chicago Filmmakers to pursue other interests and opportunities.
My last day in the office will be Friday, August 10.

It has been a great pleasure to be part of Chicago Filmmakers and to be able
to program a wide range of work over the years. It is always the people
involved with an organization that makes it special - so particular thanks
to those of you whose work I've been able to show, those who have attended
our screenings over the last eleven years, our members, students,
volunteers, and general supporters.

I look forward to staying involved with Chicago Filmmakers as a volunteer
and audience member.

For those of you who have business with Chicago Filmmakers, who have work
you would like considered for programming, or who wish to volunteer, you can
continue to use the email suppressed email address. Soon
there will be a new Director of Education and Member Services, who will be
in charge of classes, equipment access, and fiscal sponsorship services.
The email for those areas after August 10 will be
(address suppressed)

Chicago-area people, there will be opportunities for you to become involved
with the programming of our weekly screening series. If you are interested
in this, please email email suppressed and we will provide
details shortly.

For those of you who would like to stay in touch with me personally (and I
hope that is a lot of you) you can reach me at patrick.friel (at)

Please contact me at that email address if you would like my home
address/phone number.

With all best wishes,

Patrick Friel

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.