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Independent artists and Chicago Indie Film Awards

Chicago Indie Film Awards celebrates indie U.S. and international film and script projects through its annual and bi-monthly competition. The festival is looking for fiction, documentary, experimental, animation, comedy and all genres of filmmaking which can inspire us, challenge us and make us think.


Chicago Indie Film Awards is committed to indie filmmaking and the language of cinema as an art form. The mission of the festival is to inspire & motivate people to discover the world through the art of motion pictures and indie filmmaking. The latest winners of the online IMDb qualifying competition of Chicago Indie Film Awards were announced on June 6th, 2023 by the festival team which has dedicated its program to the promotion of indie filmmakers and artists from all over the globe.




Best Narrative Feature

Night

Director: Mona Johanne Johanne



Best Narrative Short

The Rocking Chair

Director: Jeno Hodi



Best Documentary Feature

21 Miles in Malibu

Director: Nic Davis



Best Documentary Short

I am Kanaka

Director: Genevieve Sulway



Best Experimental

Findings

Director: Kristina Schippling



Best Animation

Autumn Leaves

Director: Elizabeth Lewis



Best Science Fiction

Run, Chad Run

Director: Nadia Guo



Best Horror

The Last one to Leave

Director: Troy W Burbank



Best Director

Walk Away Clean

Director: Jason William Power



Best Producer

Ignacio Verdugo & Juan Octavio Lume

LIGHT ON



Best Actress

Yena Kang

Soaring Again




Best Script

12 Hours

Writer: Jodi J Morneau



Best Web/Series/Pilot

Two Blue Lines

Director: Janneke Williamson



Best Student Animation

The Market

Director: Lulu (Jung) Chen



Best Student Film

Vulture City, Wyoming

Director: Anna Shea Keating



Best Music Video

Voice of Addiction - Shinigami (Official Video)

Director: Nick Rush



Best Thriller

The Ghost of You

Directors: Max Mallar, Kenzie Yango



Best Composer

Mari Sainio

Betur sjá augu (See No Evil)



Best First Time Filmmaker

Suburban Witch

Director: Lily Emalfarb



Best Female Filmmaker

Flights

Anne Gart



Best Indie Film

RED FAUST

Director: Zsolt Pozsgai








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