Chicago Shorts Festival Calls for Entries

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Robert Morris University Illinois is once again sponsoring the Chicago Shorts Festival, calling for entries from college students around the world.

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RMU invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival.

If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Students in Wisconsin, Indiana, Australia, Israel – or anywhere in the world, you’re invited too. Robert Morris University Illinois, 401 S. State Street in Chicago, invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. We are encouraging would-be filmmakers to create short films that will be screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center on State Street in Chicago on April 22, 2015.

All entries will go through a jurying process by industry professionals to determine the best student work. In addition to the fame that will accompany the winning entry, there will be $1,000 cash prize for the first place winner in each category of Animation, Comedy/Parody, Documentary, Dramatic Narrative and Experimental. Second place will receive a one-year subscription to Adobe’s® Creative Cloud, and third place will receive an Adobe® backpack. It is free to enter and free to attend the screening. Submissions will be accepted through March 15, 2015.

Students are directed to begin the application process through the Festival website: http://chicagoshortsfestival.org/ and can email questions to info(at)chicagoshortsfestival(dot)org.

Robert Morris University Illinois is a not-for-profit, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting institution, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.* The University serves over 6500 students interested in getting an education in business, graphic arts, nursing and health care, culinary and computer studies at its main campus in Chicago, as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Bensenville, Springfield, Peoria, Schaumburg and Lake County. For more information, call 800-RMC-5960 or visit the web site at http://www.robertmorris.edu

*Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602, 312-263-0456.

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