The 9th Annual Elgin Short Film Festivalpromises to be an entertaining evening of some of the very best in short films by some of the very best up-and-coming filmmakers.You are invited to the award ceremony and screening of finalists taking place in Elgin, IL on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
Mike Toomey, comedian and integral part of the WGN TV morning show, will return to Emcee the event. Filmmakers will begin arriving on the red carpet in advance, and there will be pre-show entertainment, including a special chamber music performance of a new score to accompany the screening of Charlie Chaplin's silent film, The Tramp, presented by Chamber Music on the Fox.
The films, no more than 20 minutes in length, are rated PG, making this a great family event. The screenings include a showing of the finalists. Winners will be selected by an ESFF judging panel and audience members. In addition, there will be a People's Choice award based solely on audience votes.