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Winners of Chicago Indie Film Awards

Chicago Indie Film Awards has announced the winners of its 8th edition. The festival has been growing in popularity by indie filmmakers and artists with U.S. and international productions. The festival ranks in the top 2% on FilmFreeway as an IMDb qualifying event with screening options for the award winners of the month. It is with great joy for us to share the latest winners of Chicago Indie Film Awards on June 8th, 2021.

Best Narrative Feature

Dir: Nick Rizzini

Best Feature Comedy

Frozen Stupid2: Open Water

Dir: Rich Brauer

Best Narrative Short


Dir: Henrik Johansson Best Documentary Feature

Their Stories, Their Truths

Dir: Ratan Paul

Best Documentary short

Save me for tomorrow

Dir: Bryan Downey

Honorable Mention Documentary

Three Wise men-Parallel Lives

Dir: Sada Rajiah, Desire Prevost

Best Experimental

l'admirable profondeur, du jour à la folie


Best Animation

Coming Back

Dir: Yuxin Zhao Best Science Fiction

The Shasta Triangle

Dir: Barry W. Levy

Best Horror

GRANDPA : The Horror

Dir: Bethany Dwyer

Best Director


Dir: Juan Lume

Best Producer

The Dunes

Producer : Martin Copping

Best Cinematography

Chris Sullivan


Best Editor


Editor: Lucie Lacono

Best Actress

Anne Harris


Best Actor

Jörg Reichlin

Am Rande der Zeiten

Best Script


Writers: Alyxandrya Prynce, Romel Xavier Moralez

Best Unproduced script

Second Best and Best

Writer: John McCloskey Best TV Series/Pilot/Web

SEED: Paradise Lost

Dir: Rob Skiba

Best Comedy

Meet The Girl

Dir: Dennis Ricks

Best Student Film


Dir: Shihao Guo

Best Music Video

Locked Up

Dir: Paul Cozens, Peter Renzullo

Best Thriller

Becoming Emma Braintree

Dir: Joshua Koske

Best Trailer

Lemonade: Making The Most of What You Have

Dir: Chelsea Cook, Brian McDaniels Best Composer

Man with Shadow

Composer; Robert Jisa Best First Time Filmmaker

Bought and Sold

Dir: Grant Troyer Best Female Filmmaker

Farmer Taste

Dir: hsing hung Lee Best Indie Film


Dir: Marc Décosterd


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