Chicago is the Hollywood of the Midwest, do you want to be an insider? Are you an independent filmmaker, visual artist, or creative entrepreneur, or do you know someone who is? Stage 18 elevates Chicago's independent film and new media industries by providing access to space, resources and education. The Access Membership features: community resources, office space, reserved meeting space, 7000 square foot soundstage, educational programming, monthly networking events, and citywide vendor discounts, located at Cinespace Film Studios. Whether you are an established independent producer, a crew member looking to create your own content, or recent college graduate, Stage 18 will help you achieve your creative dreams, professional goals, and everything in between.