2019  CIFF SCHEDULE

FILMMAKER VIP RECEPTION
Thursday, July 25th
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an intimate gathering as we welcome our 2019 Official Selections

OPENING NIGHT
RED CARPET SCREENING
Thursday, July 25th
7:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Rock the Red Carpet, watch our killer film then celebrate at our Opening Night Party. 

SHORTS PROGRAM #1
THRILLS & CHILLS
Thursday, July 25th
9:30 p.m. - 11:15 p.m.

Our thrills & chills submissions were so incredible - we scheduled them for opening night!

OPENING NIGHT
CELEBRATION
Thursday, July 25th
9:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Kick-off CIFF19 with a bang! Head over after our feature, or swing by after our thrills & chills screening - we'll be here until 2am!

PANEL ONE
PITCH WORKSHOP
Friday, July 26th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Learn how to pitch your project like a pro!

SHORTS PROGRAM #2
DOCS FOR DAYS
Friday, July 26th
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

An intimate look into the journeys of people refusing to color between the lines.

SHORTS PROGRAM #4
BLENDED BLOCK
Friday, July 26th
5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

A delightful blend of comedy, drama and perhaps a few surprises in between.

FEATURE FILM THREE
THE UNTHINKABLE (SE)
Friday, July 26th
8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

When Sweden faces a mysterious attack Alex is forced to reconcile with people from his past to survive.

FEATURE TWO
Around the Sun (UK)
Friday, July 26th
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Touring a repossessed chateau, a film location scout falls for its flirtatious representative, who recounts the story of an influential book written there.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
FILMMAKER MIXER
Friday, July 26th
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join us at the CIFF VIP tent for drinks and conversations before our Secret Screening.

SHORTS PROGRAM #3
DRAMA
Friday, July 26th
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Some of the Best in Drama from around the world.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
SECRET SCREENINGS
Friday, July 26th
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

FREE EVENT

CIFF brings the 24 year old tradition to Artown for a night of amazing films, by the river & under the stars with 1.5K of your friends. 

SHORTS PROGRAM #6
MUSIC VIDEOS
MUSIC IN THE PARK
Friday, July 26th
11:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

An evening of music videos from all over the world.

FRIDAY NIGHT 
AFTER PARTY
Friday, July 26th
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

FREE EVENT

Hosted wine bar for guests wearing festival badges. Listen to the artists from our Music Video Selections play live.

PANEL TWO
ROUNDTABLE NETWORK
Saturday, July 27th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Speed Dating Meets Networking. Join us to meet fellow industry guests. Light Breakfast included.

FEATURE FILM FOUR
CATCH & RELEASE
Short Film:The Great Unknown
Saturday, July 27th
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

A powerful example of some of the amazing stories being told about women, by women. 

SHORTS PROGRAM #7
BLENDED BLOCK
Saturday, July 27th
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A delightful blend of comedy, drama and perhaps a few surprises in between.

FEATURE FILM FIVE
LOVE POSSIBLY (UK)
Short Film: No. 89
Saturday, July 27th
3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

A rom-com obsessed virgin finally finds a fiancee on a Russian bride site, but he soon realizes Hollywood rom-com rules don't always work

SHORTS PROGRAM #8
BLENDED BLOCK
Saturday, July 27th
5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

A delightful blend of comedy, drama and perhaps a few surprises in between.

RED CARPET CEREMONY
JURY AWARDS - FILM
Saturday, July 27th
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Walk the Red Carpet and join us in the theater as we award the Best of the Fest Film & Music Awards. 

AWARDS PARTY
ROUNDABOUT GRILL
Saturday, July 27th
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m

Celebrate with an amazing assortment of appetizers, drinks and great conversation!

SATURDAY NIGHT 
AFTER PARTY
Saturday, July 27th
11:45 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Hosted wine bar for guests wearing festival badges. Listen to the artists from our Music Video Selections play live.

PANEL THREE
FESTIVAL STRATEGY W/ GUEST PROGRAMMERS
Sunday, July 28th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

You ask. They'll answer. Get a behind the scenes glimpse into the best way to approach your festival run.

SHORTS PROGRAM #9
BLENDED BLOCK
Sunday, July 28th
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

A delightful blend of comedy, drama and perhaps a few surprises in between.

SHORTS PROGRAM #10
BLENDED BLOCK
Sunday, July 28th
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A delightful blend of comedy, drama and perhaps a few surprises in between.

TABLE READS
SCREENPLAY FINALISTS
Sunday, July 28th
3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

The Reno Theater Community comes together to bring a selection of each of our attending screenwriting finalist's scripts to life.

SHORTS PROGRAM #11
BIGGEST LITTLE SHORTS
Sunday, July 28th
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Join us as we cheer for the home team!

AUDIENCE CHOICE
SCREENPLAY JURY AWARDS
Sunday, July 28th
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Join us as we award our Screenplay winners and then our Audience Choice Awards - you came, you voted, they won!

CLOSING NIGHT 
AFTER PARTY
Sunday, July 28th
10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Let's close out CIFF19 with a bang!