Awards

CHICAGO DOC GRAND PRIX
$ 25,000.00 in unrestricted cash & a unique sculpture for the best documentary feature film
(running time over 60 minutes)

CHICAGO DOC SHORT FILM GRAND PRIX
$ 5.000.00 in unrestricted cash & a unique sculpture for the best short documentary film
(running time of 60 minutes or less)

INNOVATION AWARD
$ 2,500.00 in unrestricted cash for the most innovative filmmaker

NATASHA ISAACS CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD
$ 2,500.00 in unrestricted cash for the best cinematography

CHICAGO DOC AUDIENCE AWARD
$ 1,000.00 in unrestricted cash for the audience’s favorite pick

HUMANITARIAN AWARD
$ 1,000.00 in unrestricted cash for the film of special human values

DISCOVERING EYE AWARD
$ 500.00 in unrestricted cash for the most promising young filmmaker

JUSTYNA & THOMAS ROSZAK OUR KIDS OF THE WORLD AWARD
$500.00 in unrestricted cash

CHICAGO DOC SKY IS THE LIMIT PRODUCTION AWARD
$20.000.00 in unrestricted cash

HONORARY AWARDS

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

GENIUS/CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

DOC UNIVERSE AWARD

SPECIAL NON-MONETARY AWARDS

CHICAGO DOC GRAND PRIX JURY SPECIAL PRIZE
(optional)

CHICAGO DOC SHORT FILM GRAND PRIX JURY SPECIAL PRIZE
(optional)

FILM CRITICS’ AWARD

INTERNATIONAL PRESS AWARD