California International Film Festival received strong supports from faculties across multiple campuses of University of California system

Actors and actresses, directors etc. from film industry and academic from China and other country will attend this festival and participate in forum and awarding ceremony

Best experimental film
Best director
Best film
Best main actor and actress
Best young director
Best young actor and actress
Best music
Best documentary
Special contribution
Best short film
Best student award

1. Entries must be original productions.

2. Entries may be narrative, documentary, experimental, and/or animated films. There is no restriction on the subject.

3. Entries cannot be pornographic in nature and must not violate the laws.

4. Applicants are obligated to maintain the legal status of the submitted entries. In the event of a legal dispute (such as copyright infringement), the applicants will assume full responsibility and bear all costs of the dispute, including but not limited to legal fees.

5.Applicants must hold submitted entries’ copyright or have proof that they are authorized to promote, screen, and participate in the DCFF and the CIFF

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  • Thank you so much for selecting my film "Don't Lose Heart" for your festival. It is truly an honor.

    January 2019
  • julian reboratti

    Greta festival and great comunication from the festival! thank you for choosing Montecastro!!!!

    February 2019
  • One of the most prestigious festivals in the world
    It is my honor and I am very grateful!

    December 2018
  • David Grewe

    Had a wonderful time. A great festival and a valuable learning experience for any filmmaker!

    December 2018
  • Shihyun Wang

    It is such a honor to be part of the festival. Our film "Love never ends" directed by Sean C?hen, a 20 year old student of UCI was selected.

    December 2018