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4.24.2006
We Just had some great Promotional Videos made for the Film Festival, check them out via the link off the homepage!

3.24.2006
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE, The CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL REEL SHORTS FESTIVAL has opened their Call For Entries today. We will again be using withoutabox for online entries. You can also enter using the paper PDF located in our SUBMIT secion.

2.21.2006
The Third Annual Chicago International REEL Shorts FEST Dates have been announced! Plan on seeing this years great short films from Sept. 29 thru Oct. 1, 2006.

1.22.2006
It's a NEW Year and we have begun organizing for the Third Chicago International REEL Shorts FEST, stay tuned!

9.14.2005
We would like to thank all the wonderful, talented and generous filmmakers who submitted their

films this year to the Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival.

The Film schedule has been completed and the themes and times of shows
have been finalized.

You can download the PDF files of the festival program by right
clicking and save as, these two links;

http://www.projectchicago.com/2005reel1.pdf

http://www.projectchicago.com/2005reel2.pdf

Thank you once again and if you are in Chicago Sept 30
- Oct 2nd please stop by the festival and say hello.

Sincerely,
Scott and Nels

2.23.2005
The CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL REEL SHORTS FESTIVAL has opened their Call For Entries today. We will again be using withoutabox for online entries (they make life so much easier!). You can also enter using the paper PDF located in our SUBMIT secion.

2.22.2005
Festival dates for 2005 are announced!

September 29th - October 1st

2.10.2005
Image Union on WTTW 11 PBS, Dedicates a show to Our Festival, begins airing Short films discovered during our 2004 festival, CONGRATS FILMMAKERS!!! Other air dates and films include 1/27, 2/10, 2/17. More TBA.

2.03.2005
We are glad to announce that our call for entries 2005 wil be be open shortly. Some of out shorts
from last year have gone on to even better things INCLUDING DISTRIBUTION! We are here for the SHORTS filmmaker.

2.01.2005
YES, awards and prizes for the 2004 winners will be going out this month. Please make sure we
have your correct address on file by sending us an email to info@projectchicago.com .

9.24.2004
The festival was a lot of fun and I hope everyone involved had a great time! We just posted the winning short films but most of the audience was amazed at so many GREAT FILMS. Everyone involved with the festival is a volunteer and now it's time for all involved to go back to the everyday job, family, life. But we all look forward to getting ready for next year starting in January. So if you have questions, comments or remarks please get back to us next year. THANK
YOU ALL!!! 

8.6.2004
Project Chicago and Moving Image Artist Group
announce winner of the 2004 'DISCOVER AWARD'.

8.5.2004 

JUNGLE SOFTWARE anncounced they will provide copies of the award winning production software GORILLA to Festival Winners!

2004

7.8.2004
We have just signed the '3 Penny Cinema' as our Main venue! We chose the 3 penny because of it's great location, easy parking, indie spirit and pioneering owners (Jim And June Burrows). The Festival will have about 10 programs over three days including special midnight shows.

7.7.2004
Jennifer Garder is announced as Documentary Programmer. Jennifer was most recently with the 'Heartland Film and video Festival'.

5.04.2004
Toby Wallwork has just come on board as "Director of Special Programs". Toby is a Chicago native and founder of the "Flicker Factory" and editor of the award winning festival film Utopian Society.

3/15/2004
We are glad to announce our new affiliation with " Without A Box" . They will be our submission provider!

Submit your Short Film HERE


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