The 24th edition of the CHICAGO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL is set to illuminate the world of independent horror cinema.
This extraordinary event, born from the passion of dedicated horror creators and enthusiasts, promises two days of captivating programming featuring a curated selection of both local and touring short films.
Get ready to experience the pinnacle of indie horror as we present only the most exceptional and spine-tingling works on not one, not two, but three screens!
All winners receive a digital certificate, ready to print: Winners in attendance on Oct 21 2023 will receive The Golden Dead AF Award!
Best 1st Time Director
Best Child Acting
Best WTF Was That
Best Trailer (most liked on our YouTube channel)
Homegrown Horror Award (Chicago-IL filmmakers)
CHFF Fav Award (chosen by CJ Vecchio)
124 seat capacity
35 seat capacity
Film Schedule Below. Films will be shown simultaneously. All Ticket holders will get an ALL-ACCESS PASS to our online streaming platform to watch any films that they missed*
15 seat capacity
* Subject to change
* Filmmakers have the option not to have there film streamed online