The festival has now moved! 2023 dates soon...Covid has made up rebuild.

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All Winners Awarded prizes, certificates and trophies for 2020.
Best in Show $500!

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Chico-Indie.com in December! Use this for Tickets and Share!

Schedule & Program for All Events will Post on Chico-indie.com! Revamping Site Now!

In order to do this, we will have to make sure that we start now. It takes a dedicated team and resources to make this happen. is our venue now CARD Center in Chico, CA. - Not this season:(

Respond to Reviews
11 Reviews
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Maria Picar
I liked this festival and what they accomplished in a short period of time. I just think that they should have communicated the film links a little better. It was virtual so its tough to do that sometimes. But overall I would enter again!

March 2021 Helpful

Mehrdad Bakhshi
The festival did not invite our team in person and we were not there to find out about the type of festival

January 2021 Helpful

Response from festival:
We did:) Cheers. Your film was in 2019.

Sediq Mijini
We sincerely thank you for being selected as my short film finalist. We wish you luck.

December 2020 Helpful

Response from festival:
Awesome, keep with us...#indieworld

Matthew Agustin
It was a great pleasure to be involved in this event. We look forward to coming back with future work. Thank you The Chico Independent Film Festival.

December 2020 Helpful

Response from festival:
Cheers! Thank you...indie!

Raju R
Great festival team, love them their support.

December 2020 Helpful

Response from festival:
Thank you, we appreciate you!

--- our festival is growing rapidly and will encompass Local to Global VR, Animation, Computer Only Generated Footage, 3D, etc this season to inspire our youth to go with the future! #IndyArtsNorCal

All Fire Camp Fire Victims will be WAIVED Submissions fees.
We love you NorCal, show the world what has happened and share about how INDEPENDENT FILM can change lives and seed projects of all of ARTS!:)

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The Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

AWARD PAGE at https://chico-indie.com/

CIFF!... our festival is growing rapidly and will encompass Local to Global VR, Animation, Computer Only Generated Footage, 3D, etc this season to inspire our youth to go with the future! #IndyArtsNorCal

All Fire Camp Fire Victims will be WAIVED Submissions fees. We love you NorCal, show the world what has happened and share about how INDEPENDENT FILM can change lives and seed projects of all of ARTS!:)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CIFFCalifornia/

Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

The festival has now moved to the week of 11.12.2022!

Thank you, we appreciate you!

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See you this Season 10!
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"Season X, Land in Film Season!" -
The festival has now moved to the week of 11.12.2022!

The Camp Fire Survivors Films are only Special Mention Awards, non-competitive.

All Winners Awarded prizes, certificates and trophies for 2022.

Prepare for March 19th, 2022 - NOW!

Schedule & Program for All Events will Post on Chici-indie.com! Revamping Site Now.

Share to help this event be free by Donation for Camp Fire Survivors and friends, ticket explanations on here with ticket link. We can alert a person who has lost and they take all donations of that sort.

In order to do this, we will have to make sure that we start now. It takes a dedicated team and resources to make this happen. is our venue now Online! at www.chico-indie.com - www.qudio.com and VIP Party in Chico, CA. -

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Season X ...our festival is growing rapidly and will encompass Local to Global VR, Animation, Computer Only Generated Footage, 3D, etc this season to inspire our

"Youth in Film Program" Est. 2020 to go with the future! #IndyArtsNorCal

All Fire Camp Fire Victims will be WAIVED Submissions fees. We love you NorCal, show the world what has happened and share about how INDEPENDENT FILM can change lives and seed projects of all of ARTS!:)

Chico Independent Film Festival is a Partner and fiscally sponsored project of Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports people and projects that use media and the arts to build community and participation. Federal tax ID: 94-3355076.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Maria Picar

    I liked this festival and what they accomplished in a short period of time. I just think that they should have communicated the film links a little better. It was virtual so its tough to do that sometimes. But overall I would enter again!

    March 2021
  • Mehrdad Bakhshi

    The festival did not invite our team in person and we were not there to find out about the type of festival

    January 2021
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    Response from festival:

    We did:) Cheers. Your film was in 2019.

  • We sincerely thank you for being selected as my short film finalist. We wish you luck.

    December 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Awesome, keep with us...#indieworld

  • Matthew Agustin

    It was a great pleasure to be involved in this event. We look forward to coming back with future work. Thank you The Chico Independent Film Festival.

    December 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Cheers! Thank you...indie!

  • Raju R

    Great festival team, love them their support.

    December 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, we appreciate you!