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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Our History

The 2016 film is Dead Tongues. It will be benefiting Supplies for Dreams, a 501 (c) 3 organization providing supplies, tutoring, and field trip opportunities to CPS students. Click above to learn more about this year's production!

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

Supporting a cause is as easy as watching a movie.

Our Mission



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!

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Executive Board Petitions @ Norbucks. Sign up for a time slot here!

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Going Feature Lengths for Featured Causes