Crown International Film Festival is a premier creative platform for independent cinema and aims to focus on the unconventional, innovative, and truly independent artists of the modern time. To showcase and screen the brand new and upcoming raw and virgin talents from all around the globe.

Our main objective is to provide a platform for independent filmmakers to excel in various genres and form a network to foster new relationships and bring together a diverse body of films, filmmakers from all generations, past, present, and the future, and exchange a healthy relationship for mutual and individual growth.

Crown International Film Festival focuses on artistic excellence and amending independent voices which are vital to the culture and in need of immense support. And provide a professional gateway to the artists with unmatched viewers participation from all around.

We Celebrate the art of storytelling.

Here is what we offer you -

- Screening of your film before a live audience in Uk.

- Finding an audience that resonates with the idea of ​​film as an art and a platform from which you can get honest and constructive feedback

-The finalists and the winner will get certificates as well as laurels highlighting their achievement

-All selected films will be awarded our official laurel

- The Best Film Winner will get a featured interview

We accept submissions exclusively via FilmFreeway. Here are a few rules that we follow.

1. To be considered in the competition, you must enter at least one Main Main Category. You can enter in as many categories as you want.

2. Films must have been produced after 1/1/2005

3. There are no restrictions on theme, genre, or author. We consider films in any language, from anywhere in the world. If your film is not in English, make sure it has English subtitles where necessary.

4. For student fees (under 18 only), it is mandatory the student status evidence (eg copy of student card included in the project)

5. By submitting your film, you agree that Crown International Film Festival can use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster) for promotional purposes. A short synopsis and digital still photo is required for all scripts and all entries (except music videos) for the jury, and for our website announcements should you win.

6. Entry fees are non-refundable.

7. Each film will be watched by at least two different panels of judges. You can track the watches on the Vimeo tracker if you are using Vimeo. However, we've had cases in which watches weren't recorded correctly, including for some of the films which were accepted. Please note that they are not always reliable.

8. You may submit as many entries as you like. Each entry requires its own entry fee. To submit to one or more sub-categories, you need to submit your entry to at least one main category.

9. Reviews and Interviews will be published on our Festival website which you can use in your Press Kit.

10. Filmmakers must have obtained all clearances for exhibition and must certify that the work is original and no disputes regarding ownership exist with the film

Overall Rating
  • Alessandro Salaorni

    Happy to have made it to the finals with our documentary I MILLE CANCELLI DI FILIPPO (The thousand gates of Filippo), we highly recommend this Festival! We would like to thank all the staff of the Crown International Film Festival.

    August 2023
  • Dan Elswick

    It was a pleasant surprise to be awarded Best Documentary Film at CIFF for their April/ May program. Thank you for making it so easy to work with you and your team!

    August 2023
  • I am grateful for being a finalist in with my screenplay 'The Lavender Girl.

    July 2023
  • Marcello Mereu

    Thank you so much for the amazing opportunity and the victory. Your support was incredible throughout the process. March.

    June 2023
  • James Anthony McElligott

    The Crown International film festival's is one one my favourite. The people who run the show make it very easy to submit and follow the progress of your work. Great job.

    June 2023