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AWARDS! THE CHICO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS FOR 2019 SHOWINGS AND SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS!

CHEERS, "CAMP FIRE SERIES SURVIVOR'S FILM SERIES" WE LOVE YOU!
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BEST IN SHOW! BY DIRECTOR KEITH WAKEFIELD,
"G-RIDE: THE MIKE GRIFFITH STORY" CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Documentary Film BY DIRECTOR TRUDY
DUISENBERG, "OBLIGATED TO THE TRUTH"
CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Feature Film BY DIRECTOR JASON HEAD,
(Spero Pictures) "STRONGER THAN CARR"
REDDING, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Director BY DIRECTOR JASON HEAD,
(Spero Pictures) "STRONGER THAN CARR"
REDDING, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Short Film BY DIRECTOR SUZUNE IKURA, "THE GIRL"
CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA

Best International Film BY DIRECTOR ARTURO M.
MERELO, "ON THE BORDER" MEXICO/USA

Best Music Video/Film BY DIRECTOR CHRISTINE JEZIOR,
"SONATA" POLAND

Best Soundtrack on Film BY Writer/DIRECTOR MONTGOMERY DODSON
DP MARK DAVID ROSS, "REFORMATION" FRESNO, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Local Film BY DIRECTOR KEITH WAKEFIELD,
"G- RIDE: THE MIKE GRIFFITH STORY"
CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA

Best Virtual Reality BY DIRECTOR VADIM LASCA,
"LA CINEMA - TRAGICOMEDIA" BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC
OF VENEZUELA

Best Animation Film BY DIRECTOR MICHELLE BRAND,
"SYNCHRONICITY" UNITED KINGDOM

Best Drama Film BY DIRECTOR TINTING LI,
"EN CLO SURE" NEW YORK USA

Best New Media Film BY DIRECTOR AGGIE EBRAHIMI
BAZAZ, "HOW TO TELL A TRUE IMMIGRANT STORY"
GEORGIA USA

Special Mention Award CIFF CALIFORNIA CREW:
ABUEZ FOODS TANIA PILAR CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA
LORRAINE DECHTER PARADISE/OROVILLE,
CALIFORNIA USA
MARK SPEER PARADISE, CALIFORNIA USA
LARRY PENLAND CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA
FIFI'S DESIGNS - FIDELLA HERNANDEZ HAMILTON CITY,
CALIFORNIA USA
BRUCE DICK CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA
DANIEL B SALAS PARADISE, CALIFORNIA USA
MEGAN LEE KNIGHT BUTTE CREEK, CALIFORNIA USA
CHICOREC.COM VENUE CREW CHICO, CALIFORNIA USA

Special Mention Award BY PRODUCTION TEAM AT
ACTION NEWS NOW - BUTTE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA USA
FOR LIVE ACTION NEWS REPORTING
(AP AWARD FOR LIVE NEWS OF THE CAMP FIRES 2019)

Special Mention Award "CAMP FIRE SERIES SURVIVOR'S
FILM SERIES" BY INDIE DIRECTORS OF NORCAL
CALIFORNIA USA

Special Mention Award DIRECTOR & ACTING TEACHER
INDIE SESSION PHILLIP WALKER, "GETTINGPAID.US" LOS
ANGELES, CALIFORNIA USA

Special Mention Award BY DIRECTOR CHRIS SMITH,
"THREE DAYS IN PARADISE" SERIES & DIRECTOR'S
TALK PARADISE, CALIFORNIA USA

Special Mention Award BY INDIE AUTHOR, DIRECTOR &
WRITER RUSS WOODY, "TUESDAYS WITH TED" WRITER'S
SESSION CSU, CHICO CALIFORNIA USA ALUMNI
SHOWCASE 2019 SERIES

Special Mention Award "FEVEN MEBRAHTU VOLUNTEER
AWARD 2019"(INAUGURAL) BY DIRECTOR MIKE
CHANDLER, FOR "360 CAMERA PRODUCTION &
MARKETING FOR CIFF CALIFORNIA 2019 SERIES"
WWW.THIRDEYEVIZ.COM CALIFORNIA USA

Special Mention Award "ANTONIO RAMIREZ
MIXED MEDIA & FILM SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2019"
(INAUGURAL)BY CLARISE SAWYER

Best Live Theatre BY MUSICIAN, "THE SKIP CULTON
PROJECT" PARADISE, CALIFORNIA USA

*CIFF CALIFORNIA SPONSORS
WWW.CHICOINDIE.COM/SPONSORS

CERTIFICATES VIA EMAIL READY FOR PRINT THIS WEEK, OR WE CAN SEND PRINTED WITH FRAME.
WE STOPPED TROPHIES:) YA KNOW?

WE ARE ONLY AT CARD COMMUNITY CENTER WITH LIMITED SEATING FOR FILMS.

Group to join and see all years archives: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CIFFCalifornia/

...catching up now for Fall.

Annual Independent Film Festival - Local to Global! #IndyArtsSF

https://www.artsandmedia.net/cause/ciff/

Venue for Chicoindie.com 2019 on November 15, 16th and 17th is Chico CARD Center!

https://goo.gl/maps/pnn2Z8EooVM2

https://www.chicorec.com/card-community-center

https://youtu.be/q-Q2P0jtryY

Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

http://www.artsandmedia.net/cause/ciff/

"Infinite 8 Season!" - Official Selections will START being Announced on October 16th(We moved it up a bit for New Judge Panel).

The Camp Fire Survivors Films are only Special Mention Awards, non-competitive.

New Official Selections specially judged and picked early for our Series Collections, will be announced all month in September in New Schedule, and October!

All Winners Awarded prizes, certificates and trophies for 2019.
Schedule & Program for All Events will Post on Chicoindie.com! 10-16-2019

Share to help this event be free by Donation for Camp Fire Survivors and friends, ticket explanations on here with ticket link. We have made that decision based off of what we want to show on "Opening Day, Camp Fire Films from Locals Only! "

In order to do this, we will have to make sure that we start now. It takes a dedicated team and resources to make this happen. is our venue now CARD Center in Chico, CA. -

https://goo.gl/maps/pnn2Z8EooVM2.

Season 8 will be "Computers in Film Series" --- our festival is growing rapidly and will encompass Local to Global VR, Animation, Computer Only Generated Footage, 3D, etc this season to inspire our youth to go with the future! #IndyArtsNorCal

All Fire Camp Fire Victims will be WAIVED Submissions fees. We love you NorCal, show the world what has happened and share about how INDEPENDENT FILM can change lives and seed projects of all of ARTS!:)

https://twitter.com/CIFFCalifornia

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CIFFCalifornia/

Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

ONLY TICKETS WITH A NAME WILL BE PROCESSED. ANY OTHER TYPE STYLE WILL BE REFUNDED AND NOT HONORED AT THE DOOR.

"Infinite 8 Season"
GROUP ADMISSION TO 2019 SEASON!
If you want to invite someone out of this group for FREE PASS with CAMP FIRE SURVIVORS -
THEY HAVE PRIORITY ENTRANCE! - BRING ID FOR ENTRANCE to help ease the flow.

VIP ONLY Includes One Meal and 2 drinks all day
(Regular FREE Entrance DOES NOT HAVE MEAL AND DRINKS)

- Please USE CODE: CIFFCALIFORNIA2019

for Entrance to Live Festival - Chicoindie.com - Upload ID please!!!

Or bring to Ticket Counter to prove purchase.

Season 8

Click here to submit your Winning Indie Film! Chicoindie.com

To donate: ArtsandMedia.net/CIFF - Fiscal Partnership

The Chico Independent Film Festival

CIFF California 2019!

“Computer in Film” Series

Films, Music and Awards! https://goo.gl/maps/pnn2Z8EooVM2

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/CIFFCalifornia

https://twitter.com/CIFFCalifornia

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CIFFCalifornia/

See you this Season 8! CIFF California!

"Infinite 8 Season!" - Official Selections will START being Announced on October 16th(We moved it up a bit for New Judge Panel).

The Camp Fire Survivors Films are only Special Mention Awards, non-competitive.

New Official Selections specially judged and picked early for our Series Collections, will be announced all month in September in New Schedule, and October!

All Winners Awarded prizes, certificates and trophies for 2019.
Schedule & Program for All Events will Post on Chicoindie.com! 10-16-2019

Share to help this event be free by Donation for Camp Fire Survivors and friends, ticket explanations on here with ticket link. We have made that decision based off of what we want to show on "Opening Day, Camp Fire Films from Locals Only! "

In order to do this, we will have to make sure that we start now. It takes a dedicated team and resources to make this happen. is our venue now CARD Center in Chico, CA. -

https://goo.gl/maps/pnn2Z8EooVM2.

Season 8 will be "Computers in Film Series" --- our festival is growing rapidly and will encompass Local to Global VR, Animation, Computer Only Generated Footage, 3D, etc this season to inspire our youth to go with the future! #IndyArtsNorCal

All Fire Camp Fire Victims will be WAIVED Submissions fees. We love you NorCal, show the world what has happened and share about how INDEPENDENT FILM can change lives and seed projects of all of ARTS!:)

https://twitter.com/CIFFCalifornia

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CIFFCalifornia/

Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • jaye alison moscariello

    Unfortunately I had a family situation and was unable to attend. Everyone was fantastic and communication was great, I hope to be there next year!

    November 2019
  • Steven Zlotowski

    This festival really puts the 'I' in Independent. Kelly was amazing with her timely communications. Fun venue and great vibe.

    October 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks, Steven! Faith's Gambit is a great film!

  • Martin Goldman

    The Chico Film Festival is what a real festival is all about. Kelly Desmore has produced a film environment along with her dedicated volunteers that is absolutely electric. She is a joy to work with!

    October 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Congrats! You are brilliant:) Gracias.

  • Russell Emanuel

    Great festival, thank you for having us!

    October 2018
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    Response from festival:

    You are very welcome! Great film as well!

  • I wasn't there butI Love their networking. very organized.

    October 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks very much for your kind words. We love your film!