Submissions for CIFF 2016 open February 15, 2016 . Notification of accepted films will be made by the second week of September 2016. 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 Inc. or its affiliates.) or Filmfreeway.


Submission Deadlines

Earlybird Deadline

March 15, 2016

Regular Deadline

July 15, 2016

Late Deadline

August 1, 2016

Extended Deadline

August 15, 2016