Currently accepting submissions!

The cindependent film festival is currently accepting multi-genre film and screenplay submissions of any length. 

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The innagural cindependent film festival is packed with filmmaker and community
events and screenings! 

including: pre-festival brewery and location tour, opening night Meet and Greet (networking and industry party,) official Opening Night Party featuring ERNIE JOHNSON FROM DETROIT, official Closing Night Party, Awards Brunch, and full day programming in The Mini MicroCinema, MOTR Lounge, and the Woodward Theater. Got a VIP ticket? Join us for all enrichment activities and filmmaker events while viewing all programming in the VIP-Only Lounge.

Programming schedule released July 9th, 2018.

Enrichment opportunities include panel discussion with Lynn Meyers, press panels for filmmakers, and local media interviews during the festival. Cincy Stories will be on-hand to capture community impressions and experiences. 

There will be after-parties each day at OTR bars within walking distance. There will be a VIP lounge across the street from the venue with catered lunch, snacks, and alcohol, as well as second screenings  in the VIP lounge. 

We can't wait to share this with you!

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The 2018 Festival will take place in the historic 1920s Woodward Theater, which was originally built as a silent movie house. The concert venue will be re-configured to accommodate our audiences and feature top of the line sound and video equipment.

 Some morning screenings will take place across the street from the Woodward Theater in our partner space with the  Mini MicroCinema.  The cinema will be turned into the VIP Filmmaker Lounge each day starting around 2:00PM.

Some morning screenings will take place across the street from the Woodward Theater in our partner space with the Mini MicroCinema. The cinema will be turned into the VIP Filmmaker Lounge each day starting around 2:00PM.

Get ready to claim your cindependence.