Yes, we are bringing the
glitz, glam and a bit of Hollywood to The Hemmens in downtown Elgin!
Sit back, relax and enjoy the evening as Emcee Mike Toomey takes you through this exciting evening of cinema.
See the best of the top pre-selected films submitted by independent filmmakers from any and everywhere.
The top 5 short films will be shown at the festival on the big screen.
You be the judge! The people's choice award is chosen by audience votes during intermission. The top 3 films will be selected by a panel of experienced celebrity judges. Prizes and trophies (same company that makes the Oscars makes our trophies) will be awarded in the second half of evening.
Sit back relax and enjoy the evening as Emcee Mike Toomey takes you through this exciting evening of cinema!
It's a fun and exciting evening out, and make sure to come early for the
pre-show entertainment including the highly anticipated
red carpet arrival which starts at 6:15p. So get your friends and family together and come down for this unique event! We'll provide popcorn, movie snacks and a cash bar (nominal fee for each), and all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show!