PHOTO BOOTH: Best of the Midwest Awards

PHOTO BOOTH: Best of the Midwest Awards

It was another banner evening at the Best of the Midwest Awards (BMAs) last night hosted by the Midwest Independent Film Festival. ANIMALS dominated the awards, taking home Best Feature, Best Actor and Best Director.

The event drew some big names from the city's film and creative communities to the Underground in River North including CHICAGO FIRE's Jesse Spencer, Charlie Barnett, Christian Stolte, Yuri Sardarov, Eamonn Walker, Randy Flagler and Executive Producer Joe Chappelle. CHICAGO PD's star Jon Seda and TRAINSPOTTING screenwriter Irvine Welsh turned out too.

From the advertising community came Brian Smego SVP, Director of Integrated Production at Y&R Midwest / Cavalry, Stirling McLaughlin, creative director at Ogilvy and Dave Evans, co-head of Production at Havas Worldwide.

You can see photos from the event here. Click here for the full list of BMA winners.