UK & London's Coolest Film Festival
Festival Dates: 1st Nov - 15th Nov 2014 All nights SOLD OUT!
What a year! CPIFF certainly went up yet another level in 2014!
Check out the ace trailers for what screened in 2014 here
A showcase of some of the world's best Independent films, the Crystal Palace International Film Festival is one of the coolest events in South London's cultural calendar.
A film extravaganza over 2 weeks incorporating incredible quality films from nine categories including Short Film, Horror Sci-Fi, Animation, Feature Film, Music Video and Documentary, it will delight you. Many screenings are held in unusual venues with gourmet food served, films include World, European and UK premieres. This quality is what brings people back for more along with the great vibe, food and drink in one of the most beautiful parts of London. Film makers who attend many festivals often comment on the stand out nature of CPIFF, in its socialness and relaxed vibe. The fact that the venues and general set up make it much more friendly, audience and other film maker interactive. A director from Kazakhstan said his experience at CPIFF was much better than Cannes because it was social and about creativity whereas Cannes was about politics!
Click the poster (right) to read our printed programme or go to the screening page to see what screened in 2014.
A big thank you to Tom Goodman-Hill (Mr Selfridge, Everest) who held a Q & A session on our Launch Night and presented the CPIFF Awards.
Volunteers always needed!
You can get involved in the next festival. Check out how you can help and register as a volunteer.
We receive submissions from literally all over the world. The official winners along with clips of most of the screened films can be seen on the winners page.
The ‘Best in Category’ CPIFF Award winners are chosen by a prestigious panel of celebrity and respected film industry judges including comedians Johnny Vegas and Mark Steel.
Other UK judges are Neville Astley, creator of worldwide phenomenon Peppa Pig and Brian Dooley BAFTA winning writer of The Smoking Room and Being Human.
Watch the video below to find out more about the successes of this London UK film festival.
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