Tehran International Cinefest

Tehran International Cinefest
Bahonar St,
Behboudi, Tehran
Tehran, Iran

Festival Overview

TTIC accepts all genres and shows an amazing mix of short and feature length films, the best indie films on the festival circuit, before they hit theaters. Audiences vote for “Best of the Fest” and are invited to come mix and mingle with filmmakers, cast and crew at great after parties.
The mission of the Tehran International Cinefest is to expand the arts . We hope to make this happen by providing an opportunity for individuals and organizations to come together and celebrate independent films, filmmakers and other local artists. The Tehran International Cinefest is designed to include and acknowledge the creative contributions of youth as well as adults while benefiting the community educationally, socially, and economically.


Best International Feature Film ($1000)
Best international Short Film (500)
Best Foreign Language Feature Film ($1000)
Best Foreign Language Short Film ($500)
Best Director for Feature Film
Best Director for Short Film
Best Editing
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography
Best Actor
Best Actress


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Political Reality Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV War Western Women

Known festival contacts Contacts
Nahid Azaran
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Open to the public


Entrants must submit only an ONLINE digital version of their film for viewing consideration. NO DVD's, Blu-Rays or Computer Files will be accepted.
All submitted films are subtitled in English. (For English language films is not necessary.)
Notification will be emailed. Please do not call the Festival office. All correspondence will be done through email ONLY to the original submitter.
If your film is not in English language, your film will be considered as foreign film.
(foreign language film without sub will be disqualified)


Short Narrative Action $10
Feature Narrative Action $15
Animation $15
Documentary $15

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