9th Edition of Chicago Indie Film Awards

Chicago Indie Film Awards continues to discover and promote indie film projects and artists from all over the globe. The festival committee announced the winners of the 9th edition of the online festival today. The festival focuses on indie artists and their dedication to the cinematic language. It is our pleasure to announce the winners.



Best Narrative Feature & Best Director :

The Ravine

Dir: Keoni Waxman


Honorable Mention Narrative Feature :

ZERIA

Dir: Harry Cleveno


Best Narrative Short:

Closed Heart

Dir: Gabriele Di Sazio


Best Documentary Feature :

Unearthing Ogawa

Dir: Steve Meixell


Best Documentary short:

Fashion victims

Dir: Alessandro Brasile


Best Experimental :

Ghost Dance for America, 1890

Dir: Karl Nussbaum


Best Animation :

The Hairy Notion of a Green Afternoon

Dir: Susanne Deeken


Best Science Fiction:

The Aspirant

Dir: Adam Orton


Best Horror :

Into the Dreams... and Horror Experiences

Dir: Taka Octz


Best Producer :

JAEYOUNG KIM and KWANGHON WOO

The Hijras we met : The 3rd Gender


Best Actress :

Simona Sciarabba

Closed Heart


Best Actor :

Ariel Semmel

MOLOTOV


Best Script :

Out of My Comfort Zone

Writer: Ivy Vale, Rick Reil


Best Unproduced script:

Sergeant Freeman

Writer: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall


Best TV Series/Pilot/Web:

Daddy Diaper Diaries

Dir: Edy Soto


Best Comedy:

Sparky

Dir: Ashley Ephraim


Best Student Film:

VENUS OF KOREA

Dir: Jer Ju Liao


Best Music Video:

Pseudonym

Dir: Paul Boyd


Best Thriller:

Chapter Two Dir: Claudia Bento, Glenn Smith


Best Trailer:

Kissing Gaia Dir: Jerry Toth


Best Composer:

Joi Barua New World Order


Best First Time Filmmaker :

Get Out Alive

Dir: Roger Ellis


Best Female Filmmaker :

Katrina Nelson Red Sky


Best Indie :

39 1/2 Dir: Kara Herold

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