After spending 2017 traveling with TEXICAN, Allyson West of Turn West Productions assembled a team and is now the founder and Creative Director of the 501c3 Non-Profit, CIFF (Cincinnati Independent Film Festival,) which is presenting the Cindependent Film Festival at the Woodward Theater this August 2018.

Turn West Productions is partnering with CIFF to ensure this is an incredible festival for the city of Cincinnati, and creates many helpful resources for independent filmmakers.  

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The festival will feature over 35 hours of film screenings, awards, VIP and networking parties, filmmaker Q&As, live screenplay readings, discussion panels, and amazing artists from all over Ohio, the US, and the World.

The festival is currently accepting short film, feature film, and screenplay submissions for the 2018 festival. Official selections will be announced on Cindependence Day, July 4th, 2018. 

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