Submit Your Film

Student Filmmaker Competition

Submission Deadline: January 9, 2017

We’re looking for student filmmakers of all experience levels to share previously created or new narrative or documentary short films (an original motion picture that has a running time between 3 and 10 minutes, including all credits) that thematically aligns with the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival.

Student Prizes

1st: $1,000  | 2nd: $250 |  3rd: $100

If you’re not a student, you can also submit your film for possible inclusion!

Learn How To Submit

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About the Festival

The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival showcases films that reach across age groups for families, young adults, and seniors. Join us as we bring the Chicago community together to experience films with a wide range of themes and perspectives. This festival is a no-holds barred approach to diversity and the strong Jewish contributions to world culture.

Contact Us

For more information about the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival, call 847.763.3507 or complete the form below.

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