Crystal Palace International Film Festival

Crystal Palace International Film Festival
32 Nugent road
London, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 7866 125943

2019, Finished
Fri 1st Mar to Sat 16th Mar

Festival Overview


Film makers who attend many festivals comment on the stand out nature of CPIFF. The Simpsons writer, Mike Reiss, said: “You run the very best festival we’ve ever been to – and we’ve been to a lot!" Watch the CPIFF video here:-

CPIFF screens some of the world's best Independent films at the UK and London's coolest film festival. Crystal Palace International Film Festival in South London, shows only the highest quality films, screening in funky venues with outstanding food and drink, making every night a social evening to remember, that's why nights are sold out well in advance. When selected your film has a stamp of quality and will be seen by a sizable audience!

Founded in 2009 and growing every year, submit your film for a chance to be a part of the film extravaganza incorporating films from nine categories including Short Film, Horror/Sci-Fi, Animation, Feature Film, Music Video and Documentary, it will delight you.

The screenings in unusual venues with themed evenings, gourmet food served and many World, European and UK premieres, CPIFF stands out from the standard fayre of the usual film festival and is, importantly, inspiring the public to appreciate independent film.

Judges include:- UK's top comedian, writer and producer: Johnny Vegas, President of Decca Records Rebecca Allen, Sony award winning comedian, author and columnist: Mark Steel, Peppa Pig creator: Neville Astley, Producer: Beverley Dixon, Bafta winning writer Brian Dooley plus many more.


Awards are presented for best in category


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Comedy Crime Documentary Drama Fantasy Foreign Language French Horror Independent Music Video Science Fiction Short Silent Student Western Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Roberta Gallinari
Film Festival
Primary contact
Recent Festival News News
20th Feb 2017 CPIFF Call for entries
25th Nov 2014 CPIFF Call For Entries
29th Nov 2012 CPIFF Call for Entries


Open to the public


Over 18.


Film Freeway., Online screener, HD H.264 for screening,


From £15

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