We're now submitting for #CICHFF2021. Please provide us with your poster, headshot, stills, trailer and submission downloads ONLY via FilmFreeway and/or Vimeo, 1920 x 1080.

The last day to submit for #CICHFF2020 was March 28th and all submitters were notified by April 1, 2020. Learn more, https://infiniteperimeter.com/2020/05/11/colorado-cannabis-hemp-film-festival-announces-usa-awards/

We received 58 submissions, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CICHFF2020-ALL-SUBMITTERS-FINAL-April-18-2020.pd. Congratulations!

We screened a number of nominated selections online during the week, April 24-30. Here's the Final Program, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/CICHFF2020-Final-Program-Printed-April-28-2020.pdf

"By screening online in a fixed-term, pay-wall enforced, official festival capacity, your submission is not earning revenue or being sold to consumers in a traditional VOD market and, therefore, remains viable for future sales opportunities." Learn more, https://infiniteperimeter.com/2020/04/18/colorado-cannabis-film-festival-starts-april-24th/ also https://infiniteperimeter.com/2020/04/16/its-good-enough-for-sxsw-cannabis-hemp-online-film-festival-starts-april-24th/

Purchase access now, $2 monthly for all three online film festivals, https://oneplusphi.vhx.tv/checkout/subscribe/purchase. Unless you hear otherwise, we're planning to hold #CIAFF2020, Colorado Intl. Activism Film Festival and #CISFFF2020, Colorado Intl. SciFi & Fantasy Film Festival also online this year. Please consult venues and platforms directly for rules and guidelines, https://oneplusphi.vhx.tv/help

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We very much appreciate your positive reviews. Thanks for sharing our awards and posts with your Colorado-based social media to include Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
We anticipate submissions from many countries. Activists submit short & feature-length films, screenplays, music/songs, art and photos for consideration by our team of 3-8 judges, which may change seasonally.

As our festival grows locally in popularity & sponsorship, we hope to invite partners & volunteers. We hope to hold panels and debates. In the meantime, our events may be lightly attended, so please plan accordingly.

All plans and practices are subject to change without notice. If you're interested in volunteering, helping judge submissions and/or writing film & music reviews, which we may publish at our websites, please don't hesitate to TEXT/CALL (720) 298-1524.

Depending on the number and types of submissions we receive, we may provide alternative and/or additional awards. Please consult our current 2020 Awards Master, which we update yearly, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2020-Awards-Master-5820-Corrected-All-Rights-Reserved.pdf.

Here's our 2017-2019 Awards Master, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Awards-Master-Update-8-11-19-Copyright-Infinite-Perimeter-Films-All-Rights-Reserved.pdf.

We're happy to provide custom certificates to film festival submitters uon request at the conclusion of our live event. Samples: https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CIAFF2019-Fir-Award-A-Thousand-Needles-EDIT.pdf. Also, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CICHFF2020-Willow-Best-Actress-Serving-for-4-Gisla-Stringer-.pdf

As our festival acquires sponsorship & funding, we hope to offer cash and other types of awards to talented activist filmmakers and creatives. In the meantime, submitters, judges, volunteers & award winners are automatically enrolled in Association of International Activist Filmmakers (a $100 value).

You are invited to list the society on your portfolio/CV. Please create your complimentary profile with headshot, cover and link(s), https://aiafilmmakers.org/

All donations go toward supporting filmmakers, photographers, artists, musicians & writers. You rock! Contact us: In Care Of 4259 West Florida Avenue, # 19495 Denver, Colorado, USA [80219]. If we do not respond to your email or snail mail within the time frame you expect, please don't hesitate to TEXT/CALL (720) 298-1524.

All plans and practices are subject to change without notice. By submitting to our film festivals, the submitter agrees to allow us to download and screen the submission. By submitting to our film festivals, the submitter provides consent for us - AIAFilmmakers, Infinite Perimeter Films, and our team - to download and/or upload their intellectual property to the internet.

Depending on the number and types of submissions we receive, we may provide alternative and/or additional awards. Please find the current Awards Master at our websites. We ask you to create a complimentary headshot & profile with AIAFilmmakers.org.

Script submissions must contain a cover page. Script submissions under a pen name must be pre-approved by festival organizers prior to submission.

If you have pressing, immediate, important questions or concerns, please do not send them to us via email! Please call/text us, (720) 298-1524.

All refund requests are handled at the discretion of our festival organizers. If submitters have a valid reason for a refund request, we will do our best to provide refunds and/or waiver codes. Please note that non-acceptance to our festival is not a valid reason for a refund.

All submissions must be the original work of the submitter/creative. Non-English speaking films and music videos should be subtitled in English. Music videos must be music-track centric, featuring the music/song/lyrics as the primary content, one single track from start to finish (not including credits). Also, Music videos must include the musician & song title in the title and on-screen credits.

A short or feature-length film that is highly visual with music added to emphasize, augment, & illustrate visual content would not qualify as a music video. Please submit these under "All Categories." Please be sure your submission is relevant to the theme of our festival!

Submission Statuses (Award, Finalist, Semi-Finalist, Selected) may change as requirements are satisfied. If you receive an "Incomplete" or "Disqualified" status, please call/text us for clarification.

After we select a submission and the submitter is notified, the submission will eventually be published in PDF format on our festival web sites, InfinitePerimeter.com and/or AIAFilmmakers.org.

Award, Finalist, Semi-Finalist, Selected and Non-selected submissions will be published.. Withdrawn statuses will not be listed. If you do not wish your submission to show as "Non-selected" please withdraw it prior to the Notification Date. Please allow a few weeks following the conclusion of festival live events to find your submission listed at our websites.

We generally select festival screeners from Award Winners, Finalists and Semi-Finalists. We regret that we are unable to screen all of our Official Selections.

Once you are notified, please be sure your uploaded submission is made downloadable to our team via FilmFreeway, Vimeo or YouTube. We download your media to our hard drives and create playlists for screening at our live events. We publish an Event Program, a Poster, USA Awards, INTL Awards, and All Submitters PDFs at our websites. Also, please find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

You are invited to upload to FilmFreeway your promotional photos in JPEG format with a 20-30 word synopsis for possible inclusion on our web sites and publications. You may also text/email links to your web site/portfolio, which we may link to from our websites.

Otherwise, if we don't receive your promotional materials directly, we reserve the right to create them based on information you have submitted to us via your FilmFreeway profile and which you have provided online about your work and your submission at your website(s) and social media like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Individuals hereby understand and agree that, while we are growing our local audience, film festival events may be lightly attended. Individuals submitting material to us hereby understand and agree that submission and acceptance does not entail promotion, which is always the responsibility of the submitter.

Individuals submitting material to us hereby grant to AIAFilmmakers & Infinite Perimeter Films your non-exclusive limited use agreement to use film titles, trailers, posters and other film and submitter promo materials for festival promotional use only, including online, print, and broadcast media to promote our film festivasl and selected submissions to the industry and interested people. Submitters fully retain all rights, title and interest in their submissions and all intellectual property.

An Individual submitting material to us hereby warrants that s/he/it is authorized to commit the submission(s) for judging and screening, and understands and accepts these Rules & Terms.

The individual agrees and understands that s/he/it has submitted materiasl to a non-commercial, not-for-profit volunteer-run organization without paid staff.

If the submitter does not receive a timely response from us via email, individual agrees to call/text us, (720) 298-1524.

Individuals submitting material to us hereby indemnify and hold harmless AIAFilmmakers and Infinite Perimeter Films from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court), which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the materials entered.

AIAFilmmakers and Infinite Perimeter Films reserve the right to use limited submitter materials to promote past and future related events.

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  • Really Great Festival and excellent communication with the organizers. Our film was lucky enough to win "Best Actress-Comedic Short Film/MV" and to receive 10 additional nominations! Thanks #CICHFF2020

    May 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks so much, Sharon, for allowing us the privilege to view your most excellent and entertaining comedic short, Serving for 4. Congrats to your cast and crew. We hope to view your work again in the future! Here's more, USA Awards, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CICHFF2020-Awards-Monday-5-PM-USA-FINAL.pdf

  • I had good communication with the Festival when they needed additional information for our entry. We only entered one category but received award placement in other categories I didn’t expect, like Set Production, Graphics, etc. The Award PDF Implies that we will possibly receive some statues , crossing fingers as that would be ultra cool.

    May 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks, Ophelia, for allowing our judges to view and enjoy your submissions this year! Whiskey Sharts is a talented bunch, and we look forward to viewing your creations again soon. Unfortunately, our 12 award statuettes are original, one-of-a-kind creations. We regret that we do not have funds in our budget, currently, to reproduce them for our award-winners. Perhaps some day we'll be able to do so and also to meet you all in person. In the meantime, we have created images & documents to convey concepts along with our love and appreciation! Here's more, USA Awards, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CICHFF2020-Awards-Monday-5-PM-USA-FINAL.pdf.

  • Tnx! Was great be part of ur festival.

    May 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks for submitting! We hope to view your work again soon, here's USA Awards, https://infiniteperimeter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CICHFF2020-Awards-Monday-5-PM-USA-FINAL.pdf Find more, https://infiniteperimeter.com/2020/05/11/colorado-cannabis-hemp-film-festival-announces-usa-awards/

  • Awesome film festival! It was great to be recognised for our work in the Cannabis space. This festival has been the home to some cannabis superstars, so we are flattered to Win this award for The Cannabis Biz, our documentary series on Cannabis entrepreneurs. Big thumbs up guys! Thank you! More info on our website: www.TechTalkMedia.tv

    May 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Our judges enjoyed viewing your submission, thanks! Best of luck in your continuing endeavors. USA Awards, https://infiniteperimeter.com/2020/05/11/colorado-cannabis-hemp-film-festival-announces-usa-awards/

  • Brian Sturges

    Fantastic Film Festival! Very professional and a joy to work with. "Highly recommended!"

    April 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks, your opinion means a lot to us! We enjoyed viewing your work and we hope to have the opportunity to work with you again.