Vienna, September 20th, 2023 – The world's most prestigious competition for tourism advertising, promotional, and social media videos is officially open for entries. The CIFFT Circuit brings international tourism and corporate film festivals together in an outstanding competition to reward excellence in tourism communication and is inviting creative minds from across the globe to showcase their best works.
With several award opportunities, the CIFFT Circuit annually attracts top-notch audiovisual productions from major tourism brands, creative agencies, and production companies worldwide. The 2023 edition of the CIFFT Circuit featured an impressive lineup of over 2000 videos from 50 countries.
By submitting their tourism videos to the CIFFT Circuit 2024, participants secure a spot in nine renowned tourism and corporate film festivals, including: New York Festivals TV & Film Awards (USA), Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards (France), US International Awards (USA), Terres Travel Festival (Spain), Zagreb TourFilm Festival (Croatia), Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival (Japan), Art & Tur International Tourism Film Festival (Portugal), Silafest - Silver Lake Tourfilm Festival (Serbia), and Amorgos Tourism Film Festival (Greece).
At each circuit stage, the videos are evaluated and awarded by an esteemed international panel of jurors who gather renowned experts from the Tourism, Marketing, and Audiovisual Industries, including former Oscar and Emmy winners.
Notably, awards obtained in the competition’s stages grant access to the CIFFT Rankings, divided into five thematic categories related to tourism promotion: City, Region, and Country Promotion, Tourism Products, and Tourism Services.
These rankings are based on the award performance in the CIFFT Circuit, allowing entrants to measure the impact of their work. At the end of the year, the top 5 of each category will be awarded as the World’s Best Tourism Films, at the “Festival of Festivals”, the World Tourism Film Awards.
A Legacy of Excellence:
Established in 1989, the CIFFT Circuit has followed the remarkable evolution of tourism videos while igniting innovation and creativity within the Tourism and Audiovisual industries. Distinguished past winners include globally recognized entities such as Qatar Tourism, Madrid Destino, Turismo Andalucía, Hungarian Convention Bureau, Business Iceland, Lithuania Travel, Uganda Tourism Board, and Tourism Australia, among others.
Beyond the accolades, the CIFFT Circuit offers participants valuable opportunities for benchmarking, networking, and increased visibility within the industry.
The CIFFT Circuit is an initiative of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT) endorsed by the World Tourism Organization and the European Travel Commission, among other organizations.
To submit your tourism video to the CIFFT Circuit 2024 and embark on a journey of recognition and global acclaim, please click here.
The International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT) is a globally recognized platform dedicated to promoting excellence in tourism-related audiovisual content. Through its innovative initiatives, CIFFT aims to celebrate the creativity and effectiveness of tourism campaigns, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange within the industry.