GEG Chicagoland Student Film Festival
Thank you to all of the students and adult sponsors for participating in our first annual GEG Chicagoland Student Film Festival! This film competition was a chance for K-12 students get empowered and flex their creative muscles. The goals of the fest were: Building student voice, Creating authentic audience, Empowering student agency
Students interested in participating were challenged to dream up and create a 3-minute film responding to the following question: What’s Your Superpower? Tell us how you can change the world for the better.
Below are the winning entries for 2017.
"Just Say Hi"
Filmmaker: John F., Grade 7, Caruso Middle School
Filmmakers: Ava S. and Bella L., Grade 8, Caruso Middle School
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
"The Power of Filmmaking"
Filmmaker: Alex L, Grade 8, STEM Magnet Academy
MIDDLE SCHOOL GRAND PRIZE
"The Adventures of Eco-Dude"
Filmmakers: Thomas C., Hector B., Dipesh L., & Olaf C., Grade 8, Algonquin Middle School
HIGH SCHOOL GRAND PRIZE
"The Apple Tree: A Short Film"
Filmmakers: Zach G., Charlie R., Jackson B., & Natalie B., Grade 12, Homestead High School
ELEMENTARY GRAND PRIZE
"Anyone Can Make Anything"
Filmmakers: Mandarin W. and Halsey D., Grade 5, The Skokie School