After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.
Kudos to Kick A Rock for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Lyrics, Rhymes, Nickels, & Dimes will go on to represent Chicago against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.
5 childhood friends 1 lifetime secret
Ian Burrmon wants to be the treasurer of his school but doesn't think he is is cool enough.
A depressed man tries to turn his life around after finding a motivational cassette tape.
Cut me a peice of that dream!
As a serial murderer finishes his kill, an unsuspecting guest changes everything.
A mage seeks a cure for her brother's addiction to blood magic.
Young, dumb and full of blood!
it can't be that difficult
The Cycle Of Life Continues for Cicada Man
Iris finds new strength when she uncovers the difference between arrogance and confidence.
Love is not a backup plan
A mans quest to find the right from the wrong in time.
a day in the life of a deposition videographer
Would you give up your future to change your past?
The streets ain't pretty.
Documentary crew follows a troop of clowns on their way to the Will County
Because Game is Life
A time traveler infiltrates a secret group tasked with ruining the reputations of the famous
What really happened to Jimmy Hoffa...
A man with terminal cancer brings his girlfriend home for one last Christmas dinner
A small time crook finds a gun for hire in the condo he is s robbing.
A group of mystical beings sit down for their weekly role playing game of H&R: Human and Resources
It gets better
A time travel film written, shot and edited by team root level development aug 26-28.
How far would you run to save a loved one who can't save themselves?
A daring woman named Iris Burrmon is captured after choosing to track the deadly robbers who recentl
A washed up underdog attempts a triumphant comeback after being spurred on by his loving wife
His superpower is dropping dis tracks on your enemies...and flying.
A young, pregnant couple struggles with their relationship.
A corporate girl struggles between following her dreams and facing reality.
A Couple Reminisces thier Beginnings.
Doesn't involve me
Sometimes a day is all you have to figure things out...
A superhero is captured by the government.
A women who forgets a painful past and is reunited with that memory
Two brothers work to expose a deadly corporation that gave them their strange abilities.
Everyone brings their treasure to The Treasurer
Exploration of the human shadow and how it exploits.
A selfish woman with extraordinary abilities considers doing good for a change.
Treasurer hires a private investigator to catch a thief and end his good times.
A man, who’s passion is to help those in need, finds hardship in an overly sensitive society
When It's Time, They'll Find You.
A man struggles to move on after missing an opportuniy with the perfect girl.
When a young women embarks on a road trip it becomes an unexpected journey.
Some mysteries should be left unsolved.
A woman and her boyfriend ask his grandfather for money to pay for her cancer treatment.
An arrogant CEO is not displaying the Holiday spirit.
Eleven years might be a long time in a cage, but its an even longer time to wait for revenge
First-time filmmakers tackle the complexity of time travel--in a tent.
3 Friends seek adventure, however adventure sought them.
family holiday film