Submit a Film to the Carmel International Film Festival


Submissions for CIFF 2017 are now being accepted. Notification of accepted films will be made by the second week of September 2017. We are looking for great independent films in five categories: narrative feature, documentary, short, animation, and student. Submissions should be made through Withoutabox. (Withoutabox logos are trademarks of Withoutabox, a DBA of IMDb.com Inc. or its affiliates.) or Filmfreeway.

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Submission Deadlines

Earlybird Deadline

April 15, 2017

Not-so-Earlybird Deadline

May 15, 2017

Regular Deadline

June 15, 2017

Secondary Deadline

July 17, 2017

Late Deadline

August 1, 2017

Extended Deadline

August 15, 2017