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.

BEST ADVICE

"Just Say Hi"

Filmmaker: John F., Grade 7, Caruso Middle School

MOST INSPIRATIONAL

"BeYOUtiful"

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

Visit this site in the fall of 2017 for information on the 2018 GEG Film Festival!

Questions? Email gegfilmfest@gmail.com.

The GEG Student Film Fest was sponsored by