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The Canada Independent Film Festival will have its 5th edition in April 2022 and aims to promote Canadian and World Cinema.


Held in the city of Toronto, the Festival will award the best films with a certificate and trophy.

The Festival was created to celebrate the art of filmmaking and to honor the filmmakers who make it all possible.
The entire application process is done online through Filmfreeway website.



Trophy and Award Certificates to the categories:

Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Feature Film
Best Student Film
Best Animation
Best Music Video
Best Web Series
Best Screenplay Short
Best Screenplay Feature
Best Canadian Short Film
Best Canadian Documentary
Best Canadian Feature Film

Best Asian Short Film
Best Asian Feature Film

The Asian Short and Feature category allows only films from these Countries : Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar.


ATTENTION : For the Special Jury Award and Photography Categories
the winners will receive only the award certificate.

Special Jury Award
Best Photography - Nature
Best Photography - People​

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