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

Supporting a cause is as easy as watching a movie.

Our Mission

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

Current Production

Upcoming Events:

The 2018 film is Vanishing Act and our beneficiary is Portlight Strategies, Inc.


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


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!

Our History
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​​​​Applause for a Cause

Going Feature Lengths for Featured Causes