Illinifest is accepting submissions from UIUC students, filmmaking clubs, and production classes. Films should be submitted in a digital format via the webform below. You can submit a short film of any genre, “home movie” greetings from home or a TikTok video. Entries for short films must exceed one minute and not surpass 9 minutes in duration. “Home movies” should be no longer than 3 minutes. TikTok videos can be shorter than one minute. We look forward to showcasing your creative imagination!
Accepting “home movies!” Send creative, upbeat messages to your friends, classes and the campus at large. Audiences will vote on the most creative and the winner gets a $75 gift card.
We welcome Tik Tok videos! Send us a short burst of Social Media creativity. Show us your Quarantine Dance! Tell a joke! Take a pie in the face! Show us a silly trick or talent!
Illinifest will present an Audience Choice Award selected by attendees of the 2020 festival. The winner of the Audience Choice Award will receive a $100 gift card.
The most creative Home Movie message gets a $75 gift card.
The audience favorite Tik Tok Video will win a $50 gift card.
Deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm, April 24th 2020.
UPDATE! Thank you for your submissions. The application is now closed! We’ll see you on the 2nd for our screening celebration!