Robert Morris University Illinois Announces Chicago Shorts Film Festival Winners

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At the 2015 Chicago Shorts Film Festival, the winning entries were screened and celebrated at the Gene Siskel Film Center on State Street.

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We had over 120 entries this year from students around the world! - Shelley LaMantia, dean, Experiential Development through the Arts

Chicago Shorts Film Festival Winners Announced

Robert Morris University Illinois is pleased to announce that the following students received first, second or third place awards for their entries in the 2015 Chicago Shorts Film Festival held last week at the Gene Siskel Film Center on State Street in Chicago. Entries came from college students around the world. In addition to the awards decided by the festival judges, the audience was given a ballot when they arrived at the theater and during intermission (after viewing the selected films) they voted on their favorite for the People's Choice Award.

ANIMATION
1st - Nicolás Conte of Universidad de Buenos Aires for Yo te quiero!

2nd - Martin Smatana of Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava for Rosso Papvero

3rd - Zoe Lubeck of DePaul University for Lucy

COMEDY/PARODY
1st - Baz Eipert of Georg-Simon-Ohm Hochschule for Il Segreto della Pasta

2nd - Alvaro Martin of University of Cordoba for Disintegration

DRAMA
1st - Adam Suzin of Polish National Film and Television School in Lodz for Interruption

2nd - Tomer Werechson of Tel Aviv University for First Lesson In Love

3rd - Tyler Smith of DePaul University for Goodnight Jeffrey

HM - Teymour Ghaderi of Payame Noor University for It Hit Upon the Roof

HM - Adam Suzin of Polish National Film and Television School in Lodz for Night Shift

HM - Jordan Blazak of DePaul University for Intervention

DOCUMENTARY
1st - Linnea Langkammer of Temple University for Number 32

2nd - Maria Clara Dantas of Columbia College Chicago for Scars

3rd - Henry Leatham of Columbia College Chicago for Ava

EXPERIMENTAL
1st - Terrian Williams of Robert Morris University for Made Only Of African

2nd - Izik Alequin of Columbia College Chicago for The Hard-Boiled Omnibus

3rd - Steven Allred of Columbia College Chicago for Void

PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD
HR - Jordan Blazak of DePaul University for Intervention

The top film award went to Terrian William of Robert Morris University for Made Only of Africa. His film can be seen here. Robert Morris University Illinois is pleased to sponsor the annual film fest and encourages college students to begin planning for next year.

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. In all communications, please refer to the university by its full name, Robert Morris University Illinois. 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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