Changing Face International Film Festival is an online platform for filmmakers to show and promote their short films.

CFIFF aims to encourage diverse content from diverse creators. We are excited to invite you to take part in our second year and hope you'll continue to be involved for many years to come.

CFIFF runs film and screenplay competitions monthly. The winners of the monthly competitions will automatically be entered into the year long competition where overall winners will be selected.

**Please note that CFIFF currently DOES NOT hold physical screenings**

Awards & Prizes

Each category will have official selections, finalists, and a winner.

Offical Selections, Finalists and Winners will be listed on our website and receive appropriate laurels. Winning films will also have their film's trailer promoted on our website and social media. (If you don't want us to promote your trailer you can opt out.) Winning films will also receive a review on our website.

ANNUAL WINNERS of the Best Screenplay (Short), Best Screenwriter, and a wild card winner will receive an InkTip Script Listing to promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents.

Companies who are InkTip members include: ABC, Anonymous Content, APA, CBS Films, HBO Films, ICM, Paradigm, Paramount Pictures, Hallmark Channel, FX, Universal, WME, Echo Lake, Zero Gravity, Bad Robot, 20th Century Fox, and many more.

Producers have made more than 315 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.

MONTHY WINNERS will receive a 3 month subscription to and ANNUAL WINNERS will receive a yearling subscription to

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Best Short Drama
Best Short Comedy
Best Short Experimental
Best Short Documentary
Best Short Animation
Best Short Horror
Best Short SciFi
Best Student Short
Best Trailer
Best Short Screenplay
Best Web Series

Winning films entered are automatically eligible for Special Awards. These laurels will be issued at the end of 2018 as part of the yearly competition.

Special Awards (presented annually)

Best Actor in a Comedy
Best Actor in a Drama
Best Actor in an Experimental Film
Best Actor in a Horror
Best Actor in a SciFi
Best Actor in a Web Series
Best Cinematography
Best Director
Best Screenwriter
Best Editing
Best Sound Design
Groundbreaking Documentary

Thank you for your participation in the Changing Face International Film Festival. We look forward to seeing your work!

Rules & Terms

- Submissions are open to anyone.
- Films must have been made after 2015.
- No premiere status is required.
- The payment of an entrance fee is required.
- Entry fees are non-refundable.
- By submitting your film to Changing Face IFF you confirm to own the rights of the film.
- The Changing Face IFF will not be held responsible for any copyright issues or infringements.
- All films submitted must be in English or subtitled in English.
- By submitting your film you acknowledge that Changing Face IFF reserves the right to promote your film on our website and social media. (we will not publish your film/trailer if you don't want us to!)
- The internal jury of Changing Face IFF will select the finalists and winning films and special awards.
- The films are judged on the quality of the project.
- Entry does not guarantee acceptance into the festival.
- All films submitted will be automatically eligible for special awards.
- Offical Selections, Finalists and Winners will receive Festival Laurels.
- Changing Face IFF does not download or make your film available online.
- The Changing Face IFF director has the right to make decisions about matters not provided by these rules.
- Rules and terms and conditions are subject to change at the discretion of the Changing Face IFF.

By submitting you declare that you have understood, and agreed to the rules and terms of the Changing Face International Film Festival.

8 Reviews

Overall Rating
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    David-Matthew Barnes

    I was impressed with every facet of this wonderful festival, especially how supportive and encouraging they are of screenwriters.

    January 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your kind review David! We're looking forward to reading more of your screenplays in the future!

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    Johnny Zito

    Excellent festival! I was honored to have my short film selected as a finalist. I look forward to submitting more of my work in the future and urge you to do the same

    December 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your kind review Johnny. We look forward to seeing your future work!

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    Magic Dog Productions

    We were excited to learn that our film 'Death of a Vacuum' was accepted in a festival all the way across the globe in Australia! Changing Face International Film Festival was a good submission choice - they were informative and had a nice website displaying the winners!

    December 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your review! 'Death of a Vacuum' was great! We hope to see more films from Magic Dog Productions in the future.

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    Dene Stark

    Awesome comp! Very well run, responded very quickly and active on twitter!

    December 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your review Dene! We hope to read more of your short screenplays in the future!

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    Darren Conrad


    December 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for your kind review Darren! Look forward to seeing more from you in the future.