NIFF Awards

The Naperville Independent Film Festival wrapped up their 7th year by rolling out the red carpet at their annual Gala Award Show.

The Gala recognized the best films in categories ranging from best documentary to best music video.

The film “One Small Hitch,” took home three golden trophies for the category of best actor, Shane Mcrae – best actress, Aubrey Dollar and best feature.

The week-long event kicked off on September 13 at several new venues including North Central College, Center Stage Theatre and at AMC16 which helped boost recognition for NIFF.

“This year being the 7th year we changed venues and we are greatly appreciative to the AMC16,” said Glessna Coisson, Founder. “We get to educate people on what a film festival is and a lot of people have been to other ones so they were so surprised that the Midwest had something to offer too and our numbers increased greatly because of our venue this year.”

In all, 40 films were selected out of 100 submissions and nine award categories were presented at the Gala.

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