Welcome to the Chroma Art Film Festival!
Discover a world where art and cinema merge, where creativity knows no bounds, and where visionary filmmakers showcase their extraordinary works. The Chroma Art Film Festival is an annual celebration of artistic innovation, pushing the boundaries of storytelling, visuals, and sound.
Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of cinematic experiences as we bring together a diverse selection of films from around the world. From experimental masterpieces to thought-provoking documentaries, and captivating animations to mind-bending virtual reality creations, our festival showcases the best in contemporary cinema.
Experience the power of color, light, and sound as filmmakers unleash their creative visions. Be captivated by AI-driven films, where cutting-edge technology meets artistic expression, and witness the birth of a new era in filmmaking. Engage with cinematic poetry that transcends traditional narratives, exploring the depths of emotion and human connection.
At the Chroma Art Film Festival, we believe in celebrating the unique voices of filmmakers and artists, providing a platform for their stories to be seen, heard, and felt. Our festival is not just about watching films, but about fostering a community of creatives, film enthusiasts, and industry professionals who share a passion for pushing the boundaries of artistry.
The Chroma Art Film Festival is set to redefine the boundaries of artistic expression. With a visionary approach, the festival will be the first of its kind to include a category dedicated to 100% AI-generated videos. This bold step into the future of art highlights the festival’s commitment to innovation and its mission to provide a platform for artists and filmmakers to explore the limitless possibilities of AI in storytelling.
“We are excited to pioneer the integration of AI into the film festival landscape,” said Haiiileen, founder of Rainbow Oasiiis. “By introducing this category, we aim to push the boundaries of creativity, inspire new forms of artistic expression, and showcase the potential of AI as a tool for storytelling.”
Whether you are a filmmaker, a cinephile, or simply someone with an appreciation for art, the Chroma Art Film Festival invites you to embark on an unforgettable cinematic adventure. Get ready to be inspired, moved, and transformed.
Mark your calendars for our upcoming festival dates and be a part of this extraordinary celebration of art, innovation, and the power of cinema. Welcome to the Chroma Art Film Festival, where imagination has no limits and creativity reigns supreme.
Awards & Prizes
Chroma Art Film Festival (CAFF) is calling upon filmmakers and artists from diverse backgrounds to submit their visionary works for consideration. We seek films and video art that explore the creative and innovative use of color, light, and sound. Submissions are invited in the following five categories:
Experimental Short: Challenge narrative, documentary, or animation conventions while experimenting with form, style, or technique. Science fiction themes exploring alternate realities, futuristic technologies, or extraterrestrial encounters are especially welcome. Maximum length: 30 minutes.
Experimental Documentary/Essay Short: Document reality or examine unconventional topics in artistic ways that delve into personal, social, or cultural issues. Maximum length: 20 minutes.
Cinematic Poetry/Video Art: Utilize poetic language, imagery, sound, or video as a medium of artistic expression to create a lyrical or expressive experience. Music videos are also accepted. Maximum length: 15 minutes.
Animation & VR: Acceptable techniques include traditional animation, stop-motion animation, 2D animation, 3D animation, VR, and 360 videos. Films should adhere to a maximum duration of three minutes, ensuring concise and captivating experiences. Content must avoid any depictions of violence, sexual material, or offensive content to maintain a positive and inclusive atmosphere. Films should be submitted in a standard VR format, such as MP4 with specific VR metadata or WebVR formats, to ensure compatibility across different VR headsets. Selected VR films will be requested to provide specifications for their chosen VR format to ensure optimal viewing during the festival.
AI-Enhanced Films: Inspiring Filmmakers to Showcase Their Creativity with AI Integration. These films push the boundaries of artistic expression and storytelling by harnessing the power of AI. They showcase the remarkable capabilities of AI in creating captivating narratives, visuals, and soundscapes, while also encouraging filmmakers to submit their projects that incorporate AI as a tool for creativity. Whether fully AI-generated or with AI integration, these films inspire and empower talents to explore new frontiers in filmmaking. **Make it obvious 🙂
Additionally, selected films will receive the following:
Official selection laurels are to be displayed on the filmmaker’s website and in marketing materials.
The opportunity for selected filmmakers to be interviewed and featured on the festival website provides exposure to a wider audience.
Professional reviews by a panel of filmmakers and critics will be published in the festival program and on the website.
Distribution deals are offered to the winning film, enabling wider audience reach.
Festival screenings, provide the opportunity to showcase films to a live audience and connect with fellow filmmakers and industry professionals.
Access to production resources, including equipment, crew, and other valuable support for future filmmaking endeavors.
Don’t miss the chance to be a part of the Chroma Art Film Festival, where visionary artistry and innovative storytelling converge. Submit your film today for an opportunity to showcase your creative work and be recognized among a vibrant community of artists and filmmakers.
Rules & Terms
Please carefully review these guidelines prior to submitting your film to the Chroma Art Film Festival. Ensuring you comply with all rules will facilitate a smooth submission process.
Film Ownership: The entrant should be either the rightful owner or the duly authorized representative of the film being submitted.
Submission Fee: A non-refundable fee is required for each submission. Fees are as follows:
Early Bird Submission (ends June 2023): $10
Regular Submission (ends July 23, 2023): $15
Communication: All communications must be made through the film submitter’s registered contact information.
Language and Subtitles: If your film is not in English, it must have English subtitles.
Film Production Date and Prior Screenings: We accept films produced in any year, and those previously screened at other festivals are also welcome.
Film Format: Please submit your film in MP4 format with a minimum resolution of 1080p. We may consider other formats at our discretion.
Promotional Usage: By submitting your film, you grant us the right to utilize footage or stills from your film for promotional purposes related to the festival.
Multiple Submissions: You are welcome to submit more than one film, either within the same category or across different categories.
We thank you for your interest in the Chroma Art Film Festival and look forward to reviewing your unique and creative expressions of art.
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