The Details

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 1nd EDITION OF C.I.F.F. ARE OPEN!

Read rules & terms carefully before submitting your work!

RULES & TERMS

1. You must own all the rights to all submissions.

2. All Submissions must have been completed after 20 February 2021.

3. If your film is in a language other than English, you must include English subtitles as this festival is for international audience

4. Multiple entries are allowed. More than one film may be submitted to the same category.

5. A selection committee will determine which films will be showcased at the festival, your submission is not guaranteed to be shown.

6. The selection committee has the right to change the submitted category.

7. Works in progress are accepted but not recommended.

8. You can’t withdraw your work after the notification date.

9. Entry Fee is not re-foundable.

If your film is selected to the CIFF 2021;

1. By submitting your film you automatically apply for screening and consent to your film being screened at Demo-CIFF 2020.

2. By submitting to the Festival you agree to be included in the Festival’s promotional material (newsletters, flyers, media, etc.).

3. You must send all the necessary materials for the screening before the date that determines by the selection committee. If you won’t send the necessary materials in time, the selection committee has the right to disqualify your film.

4. If your film has any dialog, narrator or text; even if your film is in English, you must send subtitle file(.srt format) in English. If you won’t send the subtitle file in time, the selection committee has the right to disqualify your film.

5.You cannot claim any rights from paid screenings organized by the festival. These demonstrations are done online or offline. But we will plant a tree sapling on your behalf per show. We will send the online certificate to you!

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Deadlines

Opening Date:

November 07, 2020

November Deadline:
Nov 30, 2020

December Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

January Deadline:
Jan 30, 2020

Final Deadline:
February 20, 2020

Notification Date:
February 25, 2021

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Categories

Feature 
Animation 
Best Animation Design (Frame) 
Shorts 
Experimental Short 
GOLD Shorts 
Super Short Film 
Feature Documentary 
Experimental Documentry 
Short Documentary 
First Experiment 
Fresh Air 
Music Videos 
National Documentary 
National Short Film 
Best Student Film

OTHER AWARDS: 
(Important Note: For this category, you must have also applied to the film categories.)

Best Director (Feature Film) 
Best Screenplay (Feature Film) 
Best Director of Photography (D.O.P.) 
Best Director (Short Film) 
Best Screenplay (Short Film) 
Best Trailer (Short Film) 
Best Trailer (Feature Film) 
Best Poster

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