Compelling. Provocative. Thrilling. Empowering.
Greenwich International Film Festival will be not-for-profit 3-day event debuting in June of 2015, which will show a slate of highly curated films. Artists of varying disciplines may submit work in following categories: narrative, documentary, animation, web series and original score. The festival will be set in Greenwich’s downtown area; an all-around vibrant environment for the festival’s supporting networking and fundraising events. Through innovative platforms we will help support, publicize and engage artists, and audiences before and after the festival, a key differentiator between The Greenwich International Film Festival and others. The festival will be supported throughout the year by events that keep its international and local audience engaged. Events include monthly forums and educational workshops with industry professionals and financial power players.
“Unlike all the other art forms, film is able to seize and render the passage of time, to stop it, almost to possess it in infinity. I’d say that film is the sculpting of time.” - Andrei Tarkovsky
Filmanthropy! GIFF will strongly support social causes that are relevant to our filmmakers, our audiences and our team. A strong emphasis will be placed on arts and education within our community and beyond. GIFF GIVES is an educational outreach program with a purpose. We will offer a dynamic range of programs for adults, youth, families, teens, community organizations, school groups, and educators, through meaningful encounters with film industry luminaries. Programs and workshops in all areas of the visual arts; engagement with artists; and the creative integration of educational programming, GIFF GIVES will serve as a learning environment and forum for inquiry, exploration, and discourse about the visual arts. Contributions to all areas of GIFF GIVES in any amount are welcome and provide important, direct support to annual program costs.