Chandler International Film Festival

Chandler Film Festival // Chandler International Film Festival

2nd edition

Jan 11 - Jan 14, 2021
Chandler, AZ, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, B-Movie, Biography, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, Live Action, Medical, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Thriller, Underground, War, Western

Mission / description The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) is a monthly awards competition with annual event @ Chandler Center for the Arts on January 14th, 2017. For each month, the official selection and winner are announced on our website. The goal of CIFF is to encourage emerging movie makers for new filmmaking by appreciating their work. We accept all genres of films from all over the world. We create an opportunity for filmmakers to get their films judged and let them compete with other filmmakers. We perform a comprehensive evaluation process and select only high quality films.

Awards & Prizes:
We only award the best independent filmmakers after a comprehensive evaluation process. All winners get LAURELS, TROPHY and DISTRIBUTION OFFER! The selection is listed on our website and all selected films are considered for following awards.
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Class Founded: 2016
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Apr 09, 2016

Late deadline: Nov 25, 2017

Notification date: Dec 20, 2017

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Fees Fees range from 30.00 to 45.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
General rules Rules & Terms
- All films must have been made in or after 2012.
- Entries must be in English or subtitled in English.
- Work in progress is accepted.
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker.
- Our entries do not compete against each other.
- Entree fees are non-refundable.
- There is no premiere requirement.
- Short films must be under 30 minutes and features should be 30 mins and more.
- Each film has to be submitted to at least one genre, then they qualify for additional categories. Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards.
- CIFF does not download your film or make it available online.
- Student films need to upload their ID on the submission page.