We are accepting films that are that have been produced within the last 36 months from new or experienced film makers. We are accepting documentaries, drama, comedy, horror, children’s films and animated. Chicago Independent Film Festival takes place over August 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

The mission of the Chicago Independent Film Festival is to expand the arts and culture offerings of the city. We hope to make this happen by providing an opportunity for individuals and organizations to come together and celebrate independent films, filmmakers and other local artists. The Chicago Independent Film Festival is designed to include and acknowledge the creative contributions of youth as well as adults while benefiting the community educationally, socially, and economically.

May participate all international short films, music videos, documentaries, animated short films except those who have already participated in the past editions of “Chicago Independent Film Festival”.
The contest is open both USA and foreign authors (the film must have English subtitles).