The CIFFT Circuit

THE CIRCUIT

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 reward the best Video Ads and Promotional Films for tourism destinations, products and services.

Throughout the year, the submitted works participate in festivals spread across four continents. At each circuit stage, the production is evaluated by a panel of international judges who will decide the winners. Awards obtained throughout each stage 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.

Amorgos (Greece), Aveiro (Portugal), Cannes (France), Cappadocia (Turkey), Cape Town (South Africa), Kyoto (Japan), Los Angeles (USA), New York (USA), Tortosa (Spain), Veliko Gradiste (Serbia), Vienna (Austria), and Zagreb (Croatia).

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WHO CAN JOIN!

The competition is open to public and private entities who own or have produced a Tourism Film or Travel Video such as:

Advertising Agencies
Airlines
Cruise Lines
Destinations
Digital Agencies
DMO’s
Hotels, Resorts, Hospitality Companies
Marketing Agencies
Municipalities
PR Agencies
Tourism Associations
Tourism Boards
Tourist Attractions
Production Companies
Others…

Each festival has its own set of rules, but only tourism films or travel videos produced or released within the last two years will be accepted in the competition.

HOW TO JOIN?

To participate in the CIFFT Circuit, you have two options:

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DO IT YOURSELF

by visiting the website of each CIFFT Circuit’s festival to register and submit your film. Be sure that you choose the best categories and watch out for deadlines to avoid missing any of them.

OR

Do it with CIFFT. We do the hard work for you! How?

Choose the Full Entry Service Package most suitable for your work, fill in one single entry form and make one single payment transaction and you can relax and wait for your awards announcements. CIFFT will register and distribute your film through the CIFFT Circuit Festivals and give you access to a private account to follow your film’s status and updates in the competition.

Enter your video here!

ONE ENTRY = 2 COMPETITIONS

1. Grand Prix CIFFT Circuit

A unique competition across the World's Best Tourism Film Festivals, from four continents.

2. CIFFT "People's Choice" Award

The Full Entry Service Package applicants will run for an additional competition: the CIFFT “People´s Choice” Award, an online consumer-oriented campaign aimed to let people discover new tourism destinations through video and vote for the World's Best Tourism Film People´s Choice.

THE COMPETITION!

Medium Types

Video Ads   |   Brand/Promotional Films   |   Series or Multi-video Campaigns

Thematic Categories

Awards obtained in the CIFFT Circuit festivals are converted to points for the CIFFT Ranking that qualifies for the title of World’s Best Tourism Film in one of the 6 available categories.

Tourism-Destination-Cities
Tourism Destination

CITIES

Videos whose purpose is to promote a City, Municipality, Village or Local Destination.

Tourism-Destination-Regions
Tourism Destination

REGIONS

Videos whose purpose is to promote a Region, County, State, Community, or Island.

Tourism-Destination-Countries
Tourism Destination

COUNTRIES

Videos whose purpose is to promote a Country.

Tourism-Products
Tourism

PRODUCTS

Videos whose purpose is to promote a tourist experience in a destination, such as:
Cultural Tourism; Gastronomic Tourism; Sustainable Tourism; Health and Wellness Tourism; MICE; Rural Tourism; Religious Tourism, Shopping Tourism, etc.….

Tourism-Services
Tourism

SERVICES

Videos whose purpose is to promote any service provided to tourists, such as:
Accommodation, Transportation, Restaurants, Museums, Temples and Gardens, Theme Parks, Spas and Thermal Facilities, Recreational Services, etc.

Independent-Travel-Videos
Independent

TRAVEL VIDEOS

This category is for non-fully sponsored videos produced by independent filmmakers.
The theme of the video entered in this category must always be related to travel or one of the thematics above.

Only tourism films produced or released within the last 2 years will be accepted.
At the end of the year, in Vienna, the Top 3 videos in each thematic will be awarded according to their position in the CIFFT Ranking List (1st, 2nd and 3rd place) as the “World’s Best Tourism Films” of the year. 

RANKING LISTS

    • Ranking of the Best Videos in Tourism Destination Cities

    • Ranking of the Best Videos in Tourism Destination Regions

    • Ranking of the Best Videos in Tourism Destination Countries

    • Ranking of the Best Videos in Tourism Services

    • Ranking of the Best Videos in Tourism Products

    • Ranking of the Best Independent Travel Videos

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AWARDS

The exclusive World’s Best Tourism Film Awards honours the most creative and innovative Travel Videos of the year at a memorable award ceremony held in Vienna, where the deserved winners will receive their respective awards:

    • The 3 World’s Best Tourism Films & Travel video promoting a City;
    • The 3 World’s Best Tourism Films & Travel video promoting a Region;
    • The 3 World’s Best Tourism Films & Travel video promoting a Country;
    • The 3 World’s Best Tourism Films & Travel video promoting a Tourism Product;
    • The 3 World’s Best Tourism Films & Travel video promoting a Tourism Service;
    • The 3 World’s Best Independent Travel Video;
    • The CIFFT “People’s Choice” Award;

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