A First August Breeze Samuel Miller, Zach Campbell, Grant Kilhefner   Plymouth HS  
A Hero in Hiding Sebastian Domenech, James Altschul   Vernon Hills HS  
A Rocky Transfer Ki Doyle, Asia Spaulding, Liam Vanderwoude, Seth Estes, Gavin Lloyd, Emma Harrison   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts  
Balloons Christopher Putlock   Father Gabriel Richard HS  
Boo Torrance Lang, Niayla O’Neal, Danni Proctor, Zoey Trimble, Emma Dalton   School for Creative & Performing Arts
Chased Andrei Thüler   Lycee Francais de Chicago  
Daisy Ethan Webb   Oscar A. Carlson HS  
Defined Ethan Webb and Chris Plewka   Oscar A. Carlson HS  
Detective Texas Toast Isaac Harmon, Matthew Quintana, Zoya Raza, Elijah Sylvester-Johnson   Grandin Theatre Film Lab  
DyAD Tanner Hamilton, Justin Schutz, Kayden Bravata   Northview HS  
EMAIL 9 Ethan Webb   Oscar A. Carlson HS  
Gate in the Door Hannah Puckett, Keara Hatton, Nick Raihala, Aliesha Caldwell, Kylie Georgiefski, Robert Sievers, Matthew Satter   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Half Full Gianna Beaty, Gemma Uyehata, Gregory Schwind   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Haven Ben Dreblow   Homeschool  
Hey, Jerry Daniel Ball, Benny Farbstein, Owen Riley, Logan Moore, Jack Riley   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts  
Hold My Hand Eli Berliner, Ian szigethy   Saint Ann’s School  
Into The Past Kevin Lewis, Jackson Hacker, Zoey FitzGerald Kidwell, Maura Juenger, Madison Arruri   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Last Man Standing Jacob Goldberg, Devin Gorton   Homewood-Flossmoor
Leap of Faith Helen Neppl   Glenbrook South HS  
Locked Alex Lange, Ben Smith, Cori Campbell, Michael Lee   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Madhouse Michael Lee, Alex Lange, Eli Erb Joseph Schwind   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Magic in the Boy Hayden Melvin   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Manipulation Wyatt Richards   Highlands HS  
Mis-taken Carter Cook, Maggie Drake, Will Fribourg, Bella Salter, Jake Sapp   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Moonlight Daydream Jacob Boatsman   Northwest School of the Arts  
Noose Chandler Thornton   Gainesville HS  
Patterns Jack Buckley, Liam M. Norris, Aiden Duncan   Homeschool  
Roses Are Red Sophie Zawadzki   Branksome Hall
Runaways L Ruhland   Hope Academy
Stag Samuel Mitchell, Aidan Wohl, Graham Bertoni, Alexandra Blum, Cameron Lipp, Matt Lee   Sidwell Friends School  
That Would be Mine, Thank You Cameron Roh, Leia Bulger, Connor Telford, Skylar Mckinney   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
The Disease Thomas Furman   Lincoln Park HS  
The Duelist James Altschul, Sebastian Domenech   Vernon Hills HS  
The Forbidden Shell Gretta Brown, Logan. Moore, Connor Andrews   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
The Here and Now Jules Brown   New Trier HS
The Short Film Ariana DeJesus, Sara Vanderlaan, Abby Minnich, Gunnar Main, Autumn Rhoads, Zach Roda, Kasey Kreider, Maddi Olson, Matthew Binder   Hempfield HS  
Threat of Winder Andrea Ayala, Emily Cossentino, Joe Yeager, Patrick Redden   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Tired of Failure Sean Neidhard, Cameron Hollstegge, Logan Ford, Ben Thomson   UG Academy of Cinematic Arts
Unstable Jules Brown   New Trier HS