CIFCC Awards

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ANNUAL CIFCC AWARDS

Each January, the film critics and voting members of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle hold annual CIFCC Awards in 25 categories.

Two awards of special interest are the Trailblazer and Impact Awards.  The Trailblazer Award honors the work of an artist who truly pushed the boundaries of the medium in terms of form and content.  The Impact Award celebrates a person whose work has had a positive impact on society.

The complete list of award categories for the annual CIFCC Awards:

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM

BEST STUDIO FILM

BEST FOREIGN FILM

BEST DOCUMENTARY

BEST MICRO-BUDGET FILM

BEST ANIMATED FILM

BEST CHICAGO FILM

BEST DIRECTOR

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTRESS

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

BEST EDITING

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

BEST MAKEUP

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

BEST SHORT FILM

BEST UNDISTRIBUTED FILM

TRAILBLAZER AWARD

IMPACT AWARD