Cinema Father International Film Festival-24 (8)


20 Jul 2023
Call for entries

31 Jan 2024
Early deadline

01 Feb 2024
Standard deadline

02 Feb 2024
Late deadline

05 Feb 2024
Festival closed

06 Feb 2024
Notification date

18 Feb 2024
18 Feb 2024


Wegmans Signature Tower, 12th Floor, E-12, Knowledge Park-III, Greater Noida, India,  201308, Venue: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Festival description
Short film festival 60'<
Feature film festival >61' 180'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  60'<
 Feature Films  >61' 180'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 18 February 2024      Festival end: 18 February 2024

Cinema Father International Film Festival (Previously known as Hollywood World Film Festival) is a competitive festival of Feature, Shorts, Doc, Music Videos & Animation produced by worldwide professionals. The festival was established by Education Expo TV & managed by Miniboxoffice in order to salute the great contribution of earlier filmmakers who has developed the cinema and considered as cinema fathers like Lumière brothers', Thomas Edison, Lev Kuleshov, Sergei Eisenstein, Dadasaheb Phalke, Vsevolod Pudovkin, William Kennedy Dickson, DW Griffth, George Melies, Edwin S Porter and many others great visionaries of cinema. The festival is celebrating the achievement taking place in cinema & honoring the innovativeness, effectiveness, creativity & new ideas globally.

The objective behind the festival is to recognize the best talent and setting new milestone in the most amazing indie cinema industry. The CFIFF is an Thailand's first independent films festival providing platform to showcases the work of aspirant, young & experience professionals globally. CFIFF is also providing platform for professional networking, sharing of ideas & knowledge. The CFIFF awards honor the groundbreaking films and talent. We extend warm invitation to participate in 2024 edition and hope it turns milestone in your film career.

(Each in Feature- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Cinema Father- Best Asian Feature
Cinema Father- Best Arabic Feature
Cinema Father- Best European Feature
Cinema Father- Best North American Feature
Cinema Father- Best South American Feature
Cinema Father- Best African Feature
Cinema Father- Best Oceanian Feature

(Each in Short- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Cinema Father- Best Asian Short
Cinema Father- Best Arabic Short
Cinema Father- Best European Short
Cinema Father- Best North American Short
Cinema Father- Best South American Short
Cinema Father- Best African Short
Cinema Father- Best Oceanian Short

(Global Awards in Feature & Short- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Cinema Father- Best Global Feature
Cinema Father- Best Global Short
Cinema Father- Best Cinematography
Cinema Father- Best Editing
Cinema Father- Best Screenplay
Cinema Father- Best VFX
Cinema Father- Best Actor
Cinema Father- Best Actress
Cinema Father- Best Supporting Actor
Cinema Father- Best Supporting Actress
Cinema Father- Best Original Music
Cinema Father- Best Background Music
Cinema Father- Best Music Video
Cinema Father- Best Web Series
Cinema Father- Grand Jury Mention Certificate
Cinema Father- Grand Festival Mention Certificate

1. Awards for both professional and students category-

(Each in Feature- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Best Asian Feature
Best Arabic Feature
Best European Feature
Best North American Feature
Best South American Feature
Best African Feature
Best Oceanian Feature

(Each in Short- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Best Asian Short
Best Arabic Short
Best European Short
Best North American Short
Best South American Short
Best African Short
Best Oceanian Short

(Global Awards in Feature & Short- Film, Doc, Animation category)
Best Global Feature
Best Global Short
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best VFX
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Music
Best Background Music
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Grand Jury Mention Certificate
Grand Festival Mention Certificate

Winners will be awarded with-

Certificate & Trophy
Industry networking opportunities
Video Interviews
Social Media Promotion
Certificate of participation will be given to all participants.

2. Entry FEE: Submit free for preview & Pay the fee only if selected, No submission will be considered until the non-refundable entry fee has been paid.

Short Film, Documentary, Animation & Music Video:
Regular Students: €37
Regular Professional: €40

Feature- Film, Documentary, Animation:
Regular: €70

Web Series: (For competition/award purposes only, no screenings)
Regular: €100

Late Entry Fee: €10 in addition to regular entry fee

Filmmakers can pay the fee through PayPal at id .


Entry Fee can be paid electronically in the following account:

Account Name: Education Expo TV
A/c No.: 163102000000519
IFSC Code: IOBA0001631
Swift Code: IOBAINBB001
Bank: Indian Overseas Bank.
Branch: Sec 45 Sadarpur Noida, UP, India

3. Films must be subtitled in English if language is other than English.

4. Year of production & accepted movie duration:

Year of production: Jan-2020 onwards
Feature Film, Documentaries & Animation: up-to 150 min
Short Film, Documentaries & Animation: up-to 60 min
Music Videos: 2-8 min & Web series- any duration
Web series: Any duration

5. The decision of the Jury will be final and can’t be challenged.

6. CFIFF-24 stages/process:

• Entry submission as per rules & regulations.
• Notification of shortlisted films by the festival office on 02 Feb 2024 and late submission notification on 06 Feb 2024.
• Delegate registration to attend CFIFF-24. All filmmakers must have registered as delegate to attend the festival. Hospitality charges are applicable for filmmakers & attendees, which include lunch, tea/coffee with cookies & master classes.
• Festival movies screening & workshops followed by award ceremony on 18 Feb 2024 at Mumbai, India.

7. Cinema Father International Film Festival-2024 does not take any type financial commitment for the expense incurred on the correspondence by the participant. All Travel, Lodging & Boarding and other miscellaneous expenses will have to be borne by the participant himself for attending the festival. No request for the same will be entertained.

8. The actual postal charges are applicable for award delivery via courier in case you are unable to attend the festival.

9. Once the film submitted can’t be withdrawn in any circumstances, however festival director reserve the rights to disqualify any film on certain grounds.

10. By submitting movie to Cinema Father International Film Festival-2024, filmmaker/producer takes the whole responsibility of copyright issues of music, script and other creative and technical aspects of film.



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