The highest distinction for Travel Video Marketing is open for entries until January 15th. The CIFFT Circuit brings together the World’s Best Tourism Film Festivals in an outstanding competition in the format of “Championship” or “League” to recognize and award the best video ads and campaigns from tourism destinations, products and services worldwide.
In this 34th edition, the competition already has entries from numerous Municipalities, Tourism Regions, Country Brands and tourism companies from Austria, Azerbaijan, Croatia, France, Finland, Greece, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain and Taiwan, among others.
Throughout the year, the submitted works will participate in festivals that integrates the Circuit spread across four continents: New York (USA), Cannes (France), Los Angeles (USA), Cape Town (South Africa), Aomori (Japan), Tortosa (Spain), Zagreb (Croatia), Amorgos (Greece), Ourem (Portugal), Veliko Gradiste (Serbia) and Vienna (Austria).
At each circuit stage, the audiovisual productions are evaluated and awarded by international panels of juries, which brings together experts in Tourism, Marketing and Audiovisual Industries, including Oscar and Emmy former winners.
Awards obtained in the CIFFT Circuit will be converted into points that grant access to the CIFFT Ranking List, the leading global resource for benchmarking creativity and effectiveness in Tourism Communication, which establishes the World’s Best Tourism Films in five main thematic categories: Tourism Destinations City, Region and Country, Tourism Services and Tourism Products.
The CIFFT Circuit continues to attract more entries each year from accomplished and creative tourism brands, creative agencies and production companies from all over the world. In addition to the awards, the competition also provides attendees benchmarking, networking and visibility opportunities.
In 2021, more than 3300 submissions from more than 90 countries competed for the coveted title of the World’s Best Tourism Film. The World’s Tourism Film Awards, broadcasted from Valencia (Spain), revealed the World’s Best Tourism Films of the year, from Austria, Australia, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The CIFFT Circuit is an initiative of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), endorsed by UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), ETC (European Travel Commission), CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organization), and CATA (Centro America Tourism Association).
To register your promotional tourism video in the CIFFT Circuit 2022, please access the CIFFT Entry Form.
Created in 1989, the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT) brings together the World’s Best Tourism Film Festivals from four continents at the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in Travel Video Marketing Industry - the CIFFT Circuit.
In partnership with the endorsers UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), ETC (European Travel Commission), CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organization), and CATA (Centro America Tourism Association), CIFFT works to encourage tourism destinations to achieve excellence in promoting their products, services, and locations using video.