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Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival


Entries must be postmarked by Feb. 1 for consideration in the 2016 CCI-IFF.

Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) 2016 Call for Entries

The Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) is now accepting submissions for its 2016 festival, to be held July 21-24 during Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. The deadline for entries is February 1, 2016.

Judged by a panel of industry luminaries, the CCI-IFF accepts genre-related films in the following categories: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comics-Oriented, Documentary (Pop Culture–Related), Horror/Suspense, Humor, and Science Fiction/Fantasy. Awards and prizes will be given out at Comic-Con, with film screenings all four days of the event.

Click here to download the rules and official entry form.
Entries will be accepted from November 1, 2015 until Feb. 1, 2016. All submitted films must be postmarked between those dates. Film submissions must include the signed entry form to be eligible for consideration. Download the entry form for complete information and eligibility requirements.


The Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival 2015 Award Winners

Best Action/Adventure Film: Rope A Dope 2

Best Animated Film: The Looking Planet

Best Comics-Oriented Film: The Night Guardian

Best Documentary: She Makes Comics

Best Horror/Suspense Film: The Bridge Partner

Best Humor Film: Down in Flames: The True Story of Tony "Volcano" Valenci

Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Film: So You've Grown Attached

Judges’ Choice Award: Rope A Dope 2


Movie Magic Screenwriter
Special Thanks

Comic-Con International would like to thank Write Bros. for their sponsorship of the Film Festival by providing software prizes for the award winners, including Movie Magic Screenwriter Version 6.