Podtalk: In-Person ‘Best of the Midwest’ Awards on Feb. 1, 2022

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CHICAGO – Let’s kick off the film year by getting together! Using the safest protocols for gatherings, the Midwest Film Festival presents the Best of Midwest Awards on February 1st, 2022, and it will be an in-person event for the first time in three years. To get tickets, click BEST OF THE MIDWEST.

The event includes awards for ten categories, honoring the best of the 2021 Midwest Film Festival season … besides the expected designations (Actor, Actress, Director, Grand Prize for Film, etc.) there is also an Empowerment Award. The evening will include drinks, light appetizers, the Awards Ceremony and one of the first major networking opportunities in years. Ticket packages include General Admission and VIP levels. Once tickets are purchased, protocols will be sent to assure the safety of all the event attendees.

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022
Photo credit: MidwestFilm.com

The Midwest Film Festival (formerly the Midwest Independent Film Festival) has been a staple in Chicago’s film community for 15 years. At the beginning of 2020, it reinvented with a new name and a new outlook, facilitated by new Executive Director Erica Duffy. Undaunted by the ongoing pandemic, it brought the Fest nights to Chi-Town Movies Drive-In and virtual events in keeping the Chicago film community together.

In a Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, Executive Director Erica Duffy of the Midwest Film Festival talks about the upcoming Best of the Midwest Awards …

Erica D. Presents her Best Video Pitch for the Event …

The Midwest Film Festival Presents the BEST OF THE MIDWEST AWARDS, from 7-11pm on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022. For more information on The Midwest Film Festival, click MidwestFilm.com.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

Editor and Film Writer

© 2022 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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