Indie film fest with English subtitles. Any genre.

Awards & Prizes

June 2017 edition winners

Best actor goes to Dan Shaked for Ivy
Best actress goes to Argi (younger version)
Best Animation goes to Heavenkid
Best Art for Erika’s Jewel
Audience award (most voted) for Tierra Caliente
Most Controversial goes to The Pleasure of Being Served
Best Director goes to Paternal
Best Documentary goes to A Headstone for a Home
Best Film goes to SIDE A & SIDE B
Best Photography goes to The water of Bebedero
Popularity award (most viewed) goes to Snapped
Best Soundtrack goes to Otaku

Surprise special awards for some films are…
Best musical for The Great Destiny
Best Horror film goes to Ivy
Most Avant Garde film goes to Fat Punk

Big congratulations to all the participants and winners, great quality!

Rules & Terms

Every film will get screened. No censorship at all. Expecting an online trailer and poster as well as synopsis, bio of director and credits for cast and crew.

24 Reviews

Overall Rating
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    Itai Guberman

    Great festival! Our very first appearance in The Philippines. Having won both the Best Horror Award and Best Actor Award (Dan Shaked) for "Ivy" was exciting and humbling. Thank you, iChill Manila, for appreciating our work and we look forward to submitting future projects, and possibly even attending, in the future :)

    November 2017
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    Dima Proykova

    Thank you very much for making us part of your fest. I'm so happy for the nomination and the win award BEST ART for ERIKA's JEWEL.
    Hugs from Bulgaria :)

    July 2017
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    Eszter Barabas

    I was very honored to have my documentary, A Headstone for a Home, accepted at the iChill Manila Film Fest. Even more so, that my film was nominated in the Best Documentary category, and won! It's such a pity that I couldn't have traveled such a distance to attend the screening, but I read about the festival and the cafe where it's held, and it sounds like such a lovely and cozy place. I was announced on FilmFreeway of the selection result, and later on via e-mail of the nomination. I was very satisfied with both the communication and the organization of the festival. I wish you the best of luck, and many more years of Film Festivals to come!

    July 2017
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    Prithwish Roy

    Thanks for selecting my short film.
    The ideology of this festival is really great. A perfect platform for independent filmmakers.
    Though I could not attend the festival, but I have faith in the organisers. What I really miss that I could not meet those amazing people.

    July 2017
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    Ilia Antonenko

    Good small Festival at interesting place.

    July 2017