The Illinois Independent Film Festival (ILIFF) especially looks forward to exhibiting independent and low-budget films with innovative flair and is open to any film in any genre, under 45 minutes in length. The Festival selection international feature-length films, short films, animation, music video, documentary, screenplay for the main competition program. The festival takes place over July 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

Please read the rules listed below to ensure that your film qualities.

– Filmmakers must hold all necessary rights for any films they submit.
– Each film must be less than 45 minutes long.
– All films must either be in English or include proper English subtitles.
– A filmmaker can submit multiple films.
– Incorrectly completed entry forms, or missing information may lead to the disqualification of
your submission.
– Filmmakers will allow clips from their projects to be used for advertising and promotions.
– Decisions of the selection committee are final.