Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival

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2020 Call for Entries

The Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival (CCI-IFF) is now accepting submissions for its 2020 festival, to be held July 23-26 during Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. The deadline for entries is February 1, 2020.

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
  • Science Fiction/Fantasy

Awards and prizes will be given out at Comic-Con, with film screenings all four days of the event.

Entries will be accepted from October 2, 2019 until Feb. 1, 2020. All submitted films must be postmarked or emailed between those dates.

Click here to download the rules and official entry form.

Film submissions must include the signed entry form to be eligible for consideration.


CCI-IFF 2019 Winners

  • Best Action/Adventure Film: The Guardian
  • Best Animated Film: Wishing Box
  • Best Comics-Oriented Film: Invincible Boy
  • Best Documentary: Closer Than We Think
  • Best Horror/Suspense Film: Mask of Sanity
  • Best Humor Film: Your Last Day on Earth
  • Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Film: Moon Drops
  • Judges’ Choice Award: Moon Drops