The SoCal Clips Indie Film Fest is an International Short Film Festival that showcases the Creativity and Innovation inspired by the limitations of an ultra-low budget. Held at the Historic Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA. SoCal CIFF has quickly become a premier spotlight for independent filmmakers to showcase original short films within a $10,000 budget limitation. If Selected to screen at the SoCal CIFF you become a member of our growing community that creates lasting connections through cinematic Art. The Festival screens approximately 100 short films over 3 days with parties, prizes and industry professionals in attendance.
Voted one of the "Best emerging Film Festivals in Los Angeles"- (The Film Fest Spot. 2015)
Awards & Prizes
SoCal CIFF awards $10,000 worth of prizes in each category and sub-categories. They will be announced as the festival approaches.
Best Original Soundtrack
Rules & Terms
Your budget must not exceed $10,000
Shorts must not exceed 30 minutes TRT.
All DVD's must be sent under region 1 (NO BLU-RAYS)
You Must include your budget in the notes sections.
Films must be submitted ready for screening. No changes can be made once a film has been accepted.
To be screened as an Academy Award Qualifying film you must follow the Academy film specifications.