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Visit our booth at the student org fair to learn how you can be involved!


Students, learn how you can be involved in our film. No prior film experience necessary. Even if you are not a student, you can still support us. Click above to find out how!

The 2017 film is soon to be announced! Our beneficiary has also been selected, and will soon be announced.


Learn more about our founders Alec Ziff and Sarah Jane Inwards and how Applause got started. Check out our past productions, too!​

Trailer for Applause for a Cause's 2016 feature film, Dead Tongues

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We are students creating feature length films to benefit Chicago based charities.

Supporting a cause is as easy as watching a movie.

Our Mission

​​​​Applause for a Cause

Going Feature Lengths for Featured Causes