Young Filmmakers Contest: Winner Screenings, Awards + Reception

Last year's top high school winner was Liam Loughran for the film, "Transportation." The 2017 winners will be announced at this event.

Saturday, March 4, 3-5 p.m. [Downtown]
Columbia College Chicago, Music Center, 1014 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Winning films will premiere and student prizes will be awarded from elementary through college age. Themes include wildlife, water pollution, soil erosion and deforestation. Before and after the event, young and old alike may experiment with iPad stop-motion video work stations provided by Steve & Kate's Camp.

Stay for the reception to celebrate young filmmakers, enjoy food + drink, and experience Conservation International's virtual reality short film, "Under the Canopy."

Transportation and Parking

  • There are two open air parking lots at 835 S Wabash and 1001 S. Wabash. (seen as gray 'p's on the image below)
  • There are 3 parking garages at 1 E 8th St., 1101 S. State, and 1130 S Michigan (seen as red 'p's on the image below)
  • The Roosevelt Red, Orange, and Green lines are located just south of the Music Center
  • The Harrison Red line is located just north of the Music Center
  • The 1, 3, and 4 buses all stop right in front of the Music Center
Close up view of parking options.

Close up view of parking options.