Our 2014 film line-up has just been released! Check it out!

  • Films on the Beach
  • Filmmaker's Beach Bash
  • Women in Film
  • Sunset Cultural Arts Center
  • Patrón Filmmakers Party
  • Golden Bough Theater
  • Honoring the Environment

Mission Statement:

Set amidst the extraordinary natural beauty of Carmel, California, the Carmel International Film Festival hosts five days of groundbreaking art, exclusive premieres, and one of a kind encounters with today’s leading artists, filmmakers, and industry professionals. A 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization, The Carmel International Film Festival supports local and regional charities and offers several scholarships to established and emerging art and film students. The sixth annual Carmel International Film Festival will be held October 15 -- 19, 2014 at several venues including on the famous white sands beach of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Nightcrawler Trailer

Jake Gyllenhaal becomes a blood-thirsty crime photographer who rushes to scenes of gruesome murders, home invasions and robberies in order to sell the footage to local television stations in "Nightcrawler."