The 2017 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival

2017 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Award Winners
Best Action/Adventure Film: Karmen
Best Animated Film: The Wishing Jar
Best Comics-Oriented Film: Meanwhile, at the Citadel of Superheroes…
Best Documentary: The Wrestler: A Q.T. Marshall Story
Best Horror/Suspense Film: The Witching Hour
Best Humor Film: Wildfire
Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Film: The Rat’s Dilemma
Judges’ Choice Award: The Rat’s Dilemma


Special Thanks to Our 2017 Judges:
  • Tamiko Brownlee
  • Steve Desmond
  • Ted Raimi

2017 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival Schedule

The judges have decided … the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival schedule for 2017 is set!

This year’s schedule features over 50 great films, from 7 different pop culture genres including Action/Adventure, Animation, Comics-Oriented, Documentary (Pop Culture-Oriented), Horror/Suspense, Humor, and Science Fiction/Fantasy. The films this year come from all over the world, including the U.S., Canada, France, Chile, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Russia, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan. The schedule also includes the return of the popular ongoing panel series Comic-Con Film School, a daily series of how-to panels on filmmaking, plus additional film-related panels on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during the day. On Sunday, the CCI-IFF Awards will be presented, followed by screenings of the award-winning films in each category.

This year’s judges are stunt performer/actress Tamiko Brownlee, filmmaker Steve Desmond (whose 2016 entry, Monsters, won the Best Horror film category and the Judges’ Choice award), and actor/writer Ted Raimi.

Click here for bios and photos of the judges.

The CCI-IFF takes place in the convention facility of the Marriott Marquis and Marina Hotel, next door to the Hall A side of the San Diego Convention Center. The Film Festival room is Marriott Grand Ballroom 3 & 4, which is located on the second level of the building. Look for signage onsite directing you to the screening room.


Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival 2017
Special thanks to our sponsor Write Bros. for supplying prizes for our category winners, including copies of their Movie Magic Screenwriter and Screenplay Studio software.