2018 Award Winners

We are proud to announce this year’s winners from the Illinifest Student Film Festival!!
Grand Jury: Exist
Best Picture-Midwest: Lightswitch
Best Director-Midwest: Nick Kinder (Lightswitch)
Best Screenplay – Midwest: Homecoming
Best Cinematography – Midwest Student: Painted Red
Best Actor: Olle Frelin (Schoolyard Blues)
Best Actress: Florence Monge (Blessed Days)
Best Sound Design: Sequential
Social Impact Award: FIFO
Best Documentary: Respectfully, Tony
Best Animated Film: Count Your Curses
Best Picture – World Cinema: Blessed Days
Best Director – World Cinema: Maria Eriksson-Hecht (Schoolyard Blues)
Best Screenplay – World Cinema: Schoolyard Blues
Best Cinematography – World Cinema: Exist
Audience Award – Respectfully, Tony