TRIFI Film Festival's goals are to:

- To promote and encourage future artists and artisans in the arts, media, and technology of film making.

- To further public awareness and appreciation of motion pictures as an art form, and

- To support the education of the general public in these areas by hosting annual film exhibitions, lectures, seminars, workshops, and other activities.

TRIFI's motto is “To spotlight independent films with limited budgets using unlimited imagination!”

Films may also be selected to screen with no extra fee at Radcon SF&F Convention in Pasco WA February 14-16, 2020 - ConZealand Film Festival in Wellington, New Zealand July 29 - August 2, 2020. https://conzealand.nz/

TRIFI (TCIF3) is a Washington state non-profit organization. A Registered 501c3 Tax-Exempt Organization

-Best SF&F Feature Film Award - To be the best of the "Best Independent SciFi&Fantasy Film" award your production must be this genre and must be longer than 60 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best SF&F Film Short - To be the best of the "Best Independent SciFi & Fantasy Film" award your production must be this genre and must be shorter than 30 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best Horror Feature Film Award - To be the best of the "Best Independent Film" award your production must be this genre and must be longer than 60 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best Horror Film Short - To be the best of the best "Best Horror Independent Film" award your production must be of this genre and must be shorter than 30 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best Animation Film Short - To be the best of the "Best Animation Independent Film" award your production must be shorter than 30 minutes and entries must include animation and may also include live action.

-Best Comedy Film Short - To be the best of the "Best Comedy Independent Film" award your production must be shorter than 30 minutes and entries must include animation and may also include live action.

-Best Documentary Film Short - To be the best of the "Best Documentary Independent Film" award your production must be shorter than 30 minutes and entries must include animation and may also include live action.

-Best Drama Film Short - To be the best of the "Best Drama (Thriller & Suspense) Film" award your production must be this genre and must be shorter than 30 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best Fan Film Award - To be the best of the "Best Fan Film" award your production must be shorter than 30 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

-Best Music Video Short - To be the best of the "Best Music Video" award your production must be shorter than 10 minutes. Entries can be animated, live action film, or a mix of both.

Please read the following carefully.
General Rules for entry:

1. Films submitted should be in one of the following categories:
Short Film (under 30 minutes)/ Feature Film (over 60 minutes)

2. All Films will be reviewed by TRIFI staff.

3. To be accepted; submitted films must be completely
edited and in their final completed form.

4. Entry fee covers one film and/or trailer by
submitter.

5. Films can be live action, animation or a
combination of both.

6. Film categories include: “Judged for award” or
“For exhibition only.”

7. Preferred video file format - 1080/720HD H.264 mp4 file

8. Film could be screening at other TRIFI events. (Film maker will be notified)
Films may also be selected to screen with no extra fee at Radcon SF&F Convention in Pasco WA, February 2020 and ConZealand Film Festival, Wellington New Zealand, July 2020.

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  • Johnny Wu

    This is one of the festival I highly support, great people, great venue, and very professional!

    October 2019
  • I didn't have the chance to attend the festival. However, I have to say that the communication via email with the festival representatives was clear and straight. I hope I have the opportunity in the future to attend.

    November 2019
  • Russell Emanuel

    Great festival that treated us very well! Thank you so much!

    October 2019
  • Thanks so much to Nat, Randy, and the TRIFI crew!. We appreciated the opportunity and the welcoming of our film to screen in Richland. The communication was great and seamless! We look forward to submitting more films in the future!

    October 2019
  • It was a really pleasure to be part of this festival!!!

    Even though I wasn´t able to attend to the festival, I´m very happy to have been part of the festival with my short film HAY ALGO EN LA OSCURIDAD (SOMETHING IN THE DARKNESS).

    Thanks a lot to the organizers of the festival in specially Nat saenz for their great attention and kindness, thank you so much!

    For me as a spanish filmmaker ist´s a great opportunity to show my work outside my country, thanks!

    I hope to have the opportunity again to be in the festival in the future. See you soon TRI.CITIES!

    All my best wishes and greetings from Spain!
    Fran Casanova

    May 2019