Cyprus International Film Festival

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Cyprus International Film Festival
Location Nicosia, Cyprus
Language International

The Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF) is an annual film festival held in Cyprus. The festival takes place in Nicosia and Pafos in cooperation with the Cultural International Festivals. The International Film Festival of Cyprus operates since 2006 as an independent non-profit organization. CYIFF is the first international film festival held in Cyprus with a “competition section” in categories that include feature, short, animation, video art/dance/music, humanitarian, sport, and children films, devoted exclusively to independent emerging filmmakers.

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The festival presents its CYIFF Golden Aphrodite and Special Awards selected by a jury committee; it also features seminars, workshops and conferences for upcoming directors.[1]

2006 CIFF Best Actor Award Winner Jiiva shooting for Ko at Bergen


The Cyprus International Film Festival is inspired by a group of dedicated individuals, event organizers, film producers, cinema experts, multimedia and audio visual specialists.The festival offers the opportunity to young aspiring directors from all over the world, to present their work in front of a Jury Committee and to receive a form of recognition through one of the awards.[2] The event runs annually every September/October since 2006 and has since then received accumulative recognition from international media. CYIFF receives annually film submissions from 95 countries approximately.

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