The 2022 edition of Chigago International Film Festival started on October 12th and ended on 23rd. This was the 58th edition of the festival, which is Academy Award qualifying. Let’s see the shorts winners, as all the awards were announced, and be sure to visit their website if you want to know about the other categories.

City & State Competition

Honorable Mention
Matriarch by Donald Conley (USA)

Live Action Short Film Competition

Gold Hugo
The Headhunter’s Daughter by Don Jospehus Raphael Eblahan (Philippines)

Silver Hugo
Live by Mara Tamkovich (Poland)

Documentary Short Film Competition

Gold Hugo
Nazarbazi by Maryam Tafakory (Iran)

Silver Hugo
Revolver by Crystal Z Campbell (USA)

Animated Short Film Competition

Gold Hugo
Ice Merchants by João Gonzalez (Portugal)

Silver Hugo
My Year of Dicks by Sara Gunnarsdóttir (USA)