Best of the Festival Award

The Best of the Festival Award, initiated in 2005, was given to the short comedy film judged highest by a jury of Chicagoans prominent in the comedy and filmmaking communities and the media. The jury members were present during the shows of the event, scoring the films that were screened.

Past Award Winners:

Winner, Best of the Festival 2011:
Mailbox Returns by Whit Conway and Nate Baumgart

Winner, Best of the Festival 2010:
Robbed, by Frank Ziede

Winner, Best of the Festival Award 2009:

Classical Crazies, by Monsters from the id productions

Winner, Best of the Festival Award 2008:

A Death in Progress, by Don Bitters III

Winner, Best of the Festival Award 2007:

Girls Room, by Maria Gigante

Winner, Best of the Festival 2006:

Must Like Magic, by David Pasquesi, T.J. Jagodowski and Steve Stein

Winner, Best of the Festival 2005:

Time Traveler, by Consortium Productions

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