Chicago Indie Film Awards Winners

Chicago Indie Film Awards winners were announced today. The festival has focused on indie cinema and intends to promote and award films from all over the world. The international platform is dedicated to supporting, promoting and recognizing indie film projects and scripts from all over the world. U.S. and international projects compete together in various sections of the festival.





Best Narrative Feature:

Reception

Dir: Nick La Marca


Best Narrative Short:

The Color Happy

Dir: Dale Fabrigar


Best Documentary Feature:

The Holy Goats

Dir: Jimmy Keyrouz


Best Documentary short:

In Pursuit of Light

Dir: Amit Rai


Honorable Mention:

Pedacito de la Tierra

Dir: Lina Lyte Plioplyte


Best Experimental:

Hell Is Shining

Dir: Alexis Cadeau-Réthoré


Best Animation:

The Unknown

Dir: Stephanie Marshall


Honorable Mention:

The Jujube

Dir: Jie Weng


Best Science Fiction:

Boy Scientist

Directors: Susan Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia


Best Horror:

The Rage

Dir: Steven DeRock

Best Director:

Blinded

Dir: CECILIA CHOI


Best Producer:

James McShan

Producer: Havoc 114


Best Cinematography:

ECHO

DOP: Nick Tucker


Best Editor:

FAUNA

Editor: Davide Fiore


Best Actress:

Adulting

Actress: Pauline Chalamet


Best Actor:

Not Quite Lost

Actor: Kristian Repshus


Best Script:

Good Luck Chuck

Writer: Peter Pastuszek


Best Unproduced script:

Losing Us

Writer: Stephan Drury

Best TV Series/Pilot/Web:

Pigsy Express

Dir: Chiu, Li-wei


Best Comedy:

Good Head

Dir: Matt Servitto


Best Student Film:

Summerland

Dir: Jake Edwards, Taylor Hopkins


Best Music Video:

Searise

Dir: Joseba Elorza


Best Thriller:

The Protege' Project

Dir: Benny Tjandra, Lovie Johnson


Best Trailer:

Ignite Your Love

Dir: Stacey Gill

Best Composer:

Straight into The Ocean

Composer: Allen Ling


Best First Time Filmmaker:

Mr. Emancipation: The Walter Perry Story

Dir: Preston Chase


Best Female Filmmaker:

Wytch Craft

Dir: Polly Pierce


Best Indie Film:

Crown and Anchor

Dir: Andrew Rowe

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