The NIEVES INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2023 will take place February 24 - 26. In this three-day event we will screenings the Best Films, questions and answers, workshops, awards ceremony and photo shoot on the red carpet, trophies, and be part of People Choice where you have the opportunity to vote for your favorite film.
 
On Sunday, February 26th an award ceremony will be held with trophies and certificates presented to the winners.

We are a filmmakers supported event and those filmmakers attending will receive priority in having their films screened. Those who attend will have a warm intimate screening with fellowship and networking with other Christian filmmakers in our unique setting for this venue!

The 2023 NICFF will be held at 324 Nicholas Parkway West Suite F, Cape Coral FL. 33991. Don't miss it!

The NICFF has three levels of awards, 1st Place certificates. Special trophies for outstanding productions (**An actual award can be created and sent to those who win 1st Place or for those who are not able to attend for the following cost without shipping. Trophy award $66.00. **), award laurels and a chance for your film to be screened throughout various churches and venues in Florida. Awards will be presented in our CINEMA.

The NICFF 2022 AWARD CEREMONY will be filmed and award winners will receive a special premiere screening of their winning film during the regular screening schedule in our Cinema.

Shorts may be submitted from 2 minutes up to 44 minutes and features from 45 minutes to 2 hours. No porn, vulgarity, nudity or profanity will be accepted.

NOTE: WE REQUIRE ALL FILMS TO HAVE A TRAILER ON YOUTUBE. PLEASE SEND US THE LINK. THIS IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF YOUR SUBMISSION TO THE NICFF. PLEASE SEND IT TO US AT nievesfilms@gmail.com

Student Shorts or Features are films that present Jesus Christ as the only way of salvation, present Biblical references in the film and Family Oriented.

Inspirational Shorts and Features are either family oriented, children's films or inspiring films with a moral at its center.

All family oriented shorts, animations, features, documentaries, and music videos may be entered into Nieves International Christian Film Festival.

The filmmaker must own all rights to his film and music or have secured them by the festival.

We will accept films made between 2018 to 2022.

WE NOW ACCEPT DIGITAL DOWNLOADS OF YOUR FEATURES AND SHORTS!

Send posters to:
Nieves International Christian Film Festival
324 Nicholas Parkway West
Suite F
Cape Coral FL. 33991

It is up to everyone submitting their project to the NICFF to respond to our emails in a timely manner. We work with you but it is your responsibility to keep on top of our notifications.

By submitting your film you give us the right to also screen it at our Cinema as part of the awards presented and premiere screening.

Digital Awards and laurels will be presented to filmmakers that do not attend the festival. Filmmakers and screenplay writers who cannot attend will received a digital award certificate.

**An actual award can be created and sent to those who Win 1st Place or for those who are not able to attend for the following cost without shipping. Trophy award $66.00. **

We are a seminar/workshop festival with screenings and distribution awards. Filmmakers attending the NICFF have priority in the screening schedule. We understand not everyone can attend but expect a core group of our selected films to have the filmmakers attend and support the festival.

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  • ARDENT FLAME MEDIA GROUP

    Excellent Festival! Can't wait for next year's event.

    April 2022
  • Yulia Petrova

    Thank you so much for such wonderful festival! I had great experience and highly recommend it!

    April 2022
  • Lee Ryan Coston

    In the dozens and dozens of festivals that I have entered and been selected, I have never had a festival charge the filmmakers to see their films, to go on the red carpet and to go to the award ceremony.
    I really think you should check this Film Festival out. It seems like it's about Jose Nieves making money, rather than celebrating filmmakers and giving them an opportunity to share their work.

    March 2022
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    Response from festival:

    I'm sorry you feel that way. I don't know what dozens of film festivals you have attended but film festivals always charge tickets to attend their festivals, ceremonies and seminars. We have yet to charge anyone to attend our festivals because we haven't had one in person yet because of covid.
    But God willing we will have one next year. If you are not happy with our festival then you can continue attending the dozens of the "so called" festivals you attended for free.

  • great experience thanks for everything

    March 2022
  • Ron Pippin

    Proclaim Band enjoyed our experience. Excellent communication, professional and a genuine awards show. Highly recommend

    March 2022