Caribbean International Film Festival Announces 2008 Call for Entries

The 2008 Caribbean International Film Festival (CIFF), is holding one last “Call for Entries” March 7th, 2008 for it’s inaugural festival being held April 8-12, 2008 on the island Barbados.
The extended deadline date is The festival is opening this film competition to U.S. and international narrative feature-length, short films, documentaries and music videos. All completed works must arrive by no later to March 10, 2008. The festival will include 60 films from over 15 different countries including the US, France, Thailand, Australia and the Caribbean.

About the festival

CIFF is excited to welcome as it’s 2008 Ambassador to the Film Festival, actor and singer Keith David, known for his roles in Crash, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Something About Mary, Platoon, Barbershop and various roles in television and voiceover roles

In addition to the independent films screenings, CIFF is proud to present a screening of The Harder They Come written, produced and directed by the late Jamaican filmmaker Perry Henzell who will be honored at a special tribute. The screening of “Jamaica’s first feature film” will be accompanied by a special screening of The Making of: The Harder They Come.

The festival will host a number of events such as panel discussions, conversations with top industry professionals and special events such as a Comedy Night, Celebrity Golf Classic and a Caribbean Explosion music concert at the end the five days to help raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Charities locally and internationally.

For more information about the festival, the events and submission requirements for all films as well as festival employment and volunteer opportunities at the festival, please go to the official website or send an email.

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