Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Cedar Rapids, Not Given
Start Month: April


Cedar Rapids Independent Filmmakers began with the first Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival in 2001. The Festival was created to provide a venue for Iowa filmmakers to screen their work for peers and general audiences. The organization’s primary goals are to encourage Iowa independent filmmakers to continue improving their craft, to provide a place to specifically showcase Iowa-connected films, present a unique cultural event to the community, and to offer networking opportunities for the purpose of building the Iowa Filmmaking Industry

CRIFM also publishes the Iowa Film News Update, a newsletter featuring screenings, casting calls, festivals and other news of interest to Iowa film enthusiasts.

Submission Requirements:

Must have an Iowa connection or relevancy

Submission Deadline: January


ProfessioNone or Unknownl and Pro-Am $40, Students $35

Awards / Prizes:

Gold and Silver Eddy awards in each category, Audience Choice, Iowa Connection Eddy

Contact: Scott Chrisman (info@crifm.org)

Website: http://www.crifm.org/

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