The Elgin Short Film Festival draws many film entries from around the county, and internationally.
The 2016 Elgin Short Film Festival winners are...
FIRST PLACE: TINY'S NEW HOME Directed by Justin Hayward A little girl's new goldfish,Tiny, keeps jumping out of his bowl. Despite the girl's attempts to
make Tiny's home more hospitable, he just won't stay put. Out of ideas, she turns to her friend,
and together they set out to find Tiny a new place to live.
SECOND PLACE: DEAR BROTHER Directed by Daniel Skubal
Two estranged siblings arrive at the funeral of their brother with two wildly varied
eulogies prepared, and the surviving kin must face their differences as they decide which version
of the truth will be read aloud.
THIRD PLACE: BURNT Directed by Devin Bell In a scorched desert forest, three plant-like creatures try to cope with being physically and mentally burned. They encounter something green for the first time in memory, and it challenges them to view life differently.