The 3rd CIFF will take place on 20-25 of October 2008 in Nicosia, Cyprus. CIFF offers to new directors from all over the world the opportunity to present their work in front of a VIP jury committee from the international film industry and sector.
The Festival also aims to make Cyprus an international meeting point for film production and film-making, to develop the opportunity of cooperation with the local production companies and to create special tourist interest during the “off season”. The CIFF awards offer film reels, equipment and facilities to the awarded film directors and directors of photography to shoot their next film in Cyprus.
The 1st and 2nd CIFF started vigorously with the presentation of more than 130 films each year, selected from over than 50 countries. Important film premieres took place in CIFF 2007 such as “10 Items or Less” by Brad Silberling, starring Morgan Freeman, “Sunshine” by David Boyle, the documentaries “Zidane”, “Loving Maradona” and the Estonian feature film “Golden Beach” by Jüri Sillart.
SATELLITE EVENTS FOR CIFF 2008
Satellite Activities and Cultural Events will be part of the Festival.
Educational satellite activities include seminars and workshops relative to the Film Industry.