THE CIFF IS A 501C3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION PRESENTING THE CINDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, tickets on sale now.

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ciff MISSION

Our mission is to create a home for independent filmmaking in Cincinnati, Ohio. We strive to bring professional resources to filmmakers so as to cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit of filmmaking. We will be providing community camaraderie; drawing filmmakers from around Ohio, the US, and the World; educating the community in the art and craft of filmmaking, and stimulating the Cincinnati economy.

Cincinnati is an energetic city full of untold stories. It’s important for the city to harness our creative storytelling strengths and develop a first rate film festival to support our local storytellers, both in the filmmaking industry and outside of it.
— Allyson West, Founder/Creative Director

OUR GOALS

Engage the Cincinnati creative sector in enrichment, entrepreneurship, education, and economic development.

Develop a hub of cultural activity in downtown Cincinnati to attract residents, businesses and tourists.

Grow and support successful, sustainable arts organizations in Cincinnati

Host filmmakers from all over the world to showcase Cincinnati as a destination for filmmaking and entrepreneurship.

 

 

for information related to our board,
please contact allyson@cindependentfilmfest.org