The Treasure Coast International Film Festival's mission is to shine the spotlight on the sun-kissed Treasure Coast Film Industry. The Treasure Coast International Film Festival will showcase independent films in a variety of venues on the Treasure Coast, while exposing their neighbors and the world to culturally diverse films and providing plenty of networking opportunities during all our special events, seminars, parties and filmmaker's nightcaps. The films will also compete based on various categories, including Best Feature, Documentary, Short Director, Cinematography, screenplay, editing, and student film category.

Treasure Coast International Film Festival, where the Filmmakers are the stars.


ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS

Entries already publicly screened in other venues, including other film festivals, within St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin Counties (Treasure Coast, Florida) would not be eligible to screen atTreasure Coast International Film Festival.

Language: Titles produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles with the original language soundtrack.

Not all films officially selected will be eligible for competition.

The selection committees' and juries' decisions are final.

Films submitted must have been completed no earlier than 2 years before the festival date.
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Films publicly screened in the U.S. must include information: when, where and awards received with entry form.

At the filmmakers expense, all films on any format, posters, and promotional material will be insured against damage or loss for mailing and while participating at TCIFF during the festival. By not following this request, you are automatically accepting responsibility for the damage of your film and promotional material in transit or at the festival.

SUBMISSIONS REGULATIONS

Deadline: A link to all preview submissions must be provided for consideration.

Payment: See FilmFreeway payment options

Entry fee is nonrefundable.

SUBMISSION METHOD

Complete the Official Entry and Release Form and read the Rules and Regulations in their entirely.

ACCEPTANCE

Notification of acceptance will be made via e-mail. Please make sure your email address provided will be operational at that time.

PAYMENT

Each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee.

PREVIEW

For preview purposes, only online screeners will be accepted.

PRESS KIT

If your film is selected, you will be asked to provide a link to a trailer.

The following press Kit requirements must be provided via online.

1) Key film Still MUST BE 300dpi JPEG image (color unless film is in B/W)
2) Film description of 25 to 50 words
3) Synopsis of 150 - 200 words
4) Previous press releases about film
5) Complete principal cast and production credits listing.

The following materials are also appreciated:
posters, flyers, (preferably with Festival dates), and post cards.

Mail all printed promotional material to:

TCIFF
1101 S.W. Gardena Ave.
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34953

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Import declaration statements: all non-U.S. entries must be sent via air mail registered with the declaration:

Entrants must assume all responsibility for clearing films and videotapes through U.S. and/or foreign customs officials. TCIFF is not responsible for foreign/US duties on incoming or outgoing films. The Treasure
Coast International Film Festival WILL NOT handle any custom clearances on any end. TCIFF reserves the right to make any necessary changes in Rules and Regulations or Festival scheduling.

TCIFF is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless TCIFF 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 screening videos entered.

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  • I was only here for a little while, however for the short time I was here I did fairly enjoy it.

    January 2022
  • Loring Murtha

    Amazing festival! From the quality of films, the parties, the networking and venue it was top notch across the board. I encourage everyone to submit to this festival, I know I will certainly be submitting again!

    October 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your kind review. Looking forward to your participation in the coming years.

  • Ka Zarr Coleman

    Awesome Festival and amazing group of filmmakers.

    October 2021
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your support. See you next year.

  • Stephanie West

    TCIFF is an amazing festival and worth every penny. Very hospitable and great people....a super fun festival—go for it for sure. So honored to be selected to the 2021 short film line-up and to receive three award nominations. Great festival!

    October 2021
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    Response from festival:

    And it was an honor to have you be a part of this year's festival. Congrats on your 3 nominations, well deserved. Looking forward to your future works.

  • TCIFF is one of the best in Florida the team did an excellent job. I wish them a much successful one next year.

    October 2021
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    Response from festival:

    We are blessed to have such a great team. Thank you.