The 2022 edition of Chicago International Children’s Film Festival started on November 4th and ended on 20th. CICFF is Academy Award qualifying with the prizes Adult Jury First Place – Animated Short, Adult Jury First Place – Live Action Short.

Winners are announced, visit their website for all prizes and details as we are only listing shorts.

Milos Stehlik Global Impact Award
More Than I Want To Remember by Amy Bench (USA)

Best Production for Young Children
Hush Hush Little Bear by Māra Liniņa (Latvia)

Programmer’s Choice Award
New Moon by Jeff Le Bars, Jérémie Balais (USA)

Girl Empowerment Award
Abby by John Urbano (USA)

Stem Discovery Award
The Wind and the Trees by Todd Allan Stewart (Canada)

Liv Ullmann Peace Prize – Short Film
Letter to a Pig by Tal Kantor (France)

Embrace Award
Adjustment by Mehrdad Hassani (Iran)

Promise Award
Me. My Eleven Years. War by Marusya Shuvalova (Ukraine)
Yangtze by Daniel Kim, Benjamin Kim (USA)