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Films focused on Chicago sought; Chicago Park District to award $500 to selected filmmakers

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Chicago Park District is giving you a chance to get your movie on the big screen next summer.

The search is on for locally-produced independent features, documentaries and shorts that focus on Chicago.

They must be the original work of the person making the entry, created within the past three years.

Submissions will be accepted through February 28.

The films will be presented during the movies in the park events next summer.

Selected filmmakers get awards up to $500.

Guidelines, deadline information available here.

More information available at

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