The 2020 edition of Chicago International Film Festival has ended and winners have been announced. This was the 56th edition of Chicago IFF, which is Academy Award Qualifying.

City & State Competition

Chicago Award
Patois by  Andre Muir, Danielle Alston (USA)

Live Action Short Film Competition

Golden Hugo
The End of Suffering (a proposal) by Jacqueline Lentzou (Greece)

Silver Hugo
Gramercy by Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood (USA)

Documentary Short Film Competition

Golden Hugo
We Have One Heart by Katarzyna Warzecha (Poland)

Silver Hugo
How to Disappear by Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf (Austria)

Animated Short Film Competition

Golden Hugo
Tie by Alexandra Ramires (Portugal, France)

Silver Hugo
Step Into the River by Weijia Ma (China, France)