California International Film Festival received strong supports from faculties across multiple campuses of University of California system

Actors and actresses, directors etc. from film industry and academic from China and other country will attend this festival and participate in forum and awarding ceremony

Awards & Prizes

Best experimental film
Best director
Best film
Best main actor and actress
Best young director
Best young actor and actress
Best music
Best documentary
Special contribution
Best short film
Best student award

Rules & Terms

1. Entries must be original productions.

2. Entries may be narrative, documentary, experimental, and/or animated films. There is no restriction on the subject.

3. Entries cannot be pornographic in nature and must not violate the laws of the People’s Republic of China and the United States of America.

4. Applicants are obligated to maintain the legal status of the submitted entries. In the event of a legal dispute (such as copyright infringement), the applicants will assume full responsibility and bear all costs of the dispute, including but not limited to legal fees.

5.Applicants must hold submitted entries’ copyright or have proof that they are authorized to promote, screen, and participate in the DCFF and the CIFF