CIMMfest Board

Board | Advisors | Staff

 CIMMfest 2014 – Hillel Frankel – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Board Chair

Hillel Frankel

Mr. Frankel is CEO of The Entertainment Law Office, P.C. and NoVo Management, Inc. He is on the Advisory Council of MIFF Film Festival and on the Board of Governors of The Recording Academy, Chicago Chapter. His musician credits include Heavy Manners and Grammy-nominated Liquid Soul.

CIMMfest 2014 – Eric McKeeby – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Vice Chair

Eric McKeeby

As Vice President, Health, at Edelman, Eric brings more than 15 years of communications and public affairs experience with an emphasis on health, science and visual communication

CIMMfest 2014 – Scott Gelman – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Treasurer

Scott Gelman

Scott Gelman is president of One Eleven Productions and is on the steering committee for Adbooks Online. He’s a PRO with the social networking site Rocket 21.

CIMMfest 2014 – Amy Bossov – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Secretary

Amy Bossov

Ms. Bossov is founder of YES Promotions. As Chief YES Woman Amy oversees business operations and has been branding Chicago and the world for over 22 years.

CIMMfest 2014 – Steve Jones – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Steven A. Jones

Mr. Jones is the director of animated TV commercials and Styx music videos. He produced the films: Mad Dog and Glory, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Wild Things, The Promotion, The Merry Gentleman, and The Harvest.

CIMMfest 2014 – John McNaughton – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

John McNaughton

Mr. McNaughton is a film and TV director known for Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Mad Dog and Glory, Wild Things, Homicide: Life on the Streets, and most recently The Harvest.

CIMMfest 2014 – Mark Vanecko – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Mark Vanecko

Mark Vanecko is an attorney in Chicago. He’s the legal counsel for C3 Productions and Lollapalooza.

CIMMfest 8 - 2016 - Julie Spencer - Board - The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

Julie Spencer

Julie Spencer is the Director of Contracts Management for Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Michigan and her masters from Loyola University Chicago. She loves music and is an avid concert attendee, going to both small concerts and large

CIMMfest 2014 –Louis Black – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Louis Black

Mr. Black is a co-founder of the SXSW Film and Music Conference and The Austin Chronicle. His documentary producing credits include: Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van and Zandt and Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah.

CIMMfest 2014 – Ilko Davidov – The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Ilko Davidov

Mr. Davidov founded Bulletproof Film in 1995, where he has produced, edited, and directed numerous award winning documentaries. In 2008, Davidov co-founded the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMfest).

CIMMfest 8 - 2016 - Josh Chicoine - Board - The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival

Josh Chicoine

After years of touring with The M’s & other Chicago bands, Josh Chicoine co-founded CIMMfest with Ilko Davidov in 2008. Josh lives in the Lincoln Square neighborhood with his wife, Laura and two children, Sylvie and Watson.