Regulations

Chicago Shorts

Chicago Shorts has been created with the hope of introducing short films in a very inclusive way with a very affordable price. This unique festival is held annually in the beautiful city of Chicago.

– All films must be the original work of the filmmakers and all filmmakers must have the necessary rights.

The festival reserves the right to change the programming without notice.

Chicago Shorts Rule 1 Chicago Shorts
-Short films need to be under 50 min
Chicago Shorts Rule 2 Chicago Shorts
-We accept only short films
Chicago Shorts Rule 3 Chicago Shorts
- All films that are not in English, must have English language subtitles.
Chicago Shorts Rule 4 Chicago Shorts
-Send us proof of registration as a student if you want to submit as a student filmmaker
Chicago Shorts Rule 5 Chicago Shorts
-Send us proof of registration as a student if you want to submit as a student filmmaker
Chicago Shorts Rule 6 Chicago Shorts
-You can get in touch with us through emails, but please give us five business days before hearing back.
Chicago Shorts Rule 7 Chicago Shorts
-We only accept films made after 2020
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