Press Releases

  • Call For Submissions – Short Film -
    Jan 8, 2018

    ICFF 2018 Shorts – Call for Submissions is now open on FilmFreeway The 7th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival has opened the shorts contest for ICFF 2018, which will take place June 14 – 22, 2018. The ICFF takes place every year in major cities from Vancouver to Québec City.
  • Call For Submissions – Short Film -
    Nov 30, 2017

    ICFF opened its Short film Call for Submissions for the 2018 edition. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival is one of the most important and celebratory events of the Italian culture in North America. The annual festival attracts thousands of attendees to screenings, industry events and galas. Submission closes on March 31st 2018.
  • Italian Flair woven into TIFF 2017 -
    Aug 29, 2017

    The ICFF is ecstatic to see the Italian flair woven into the 2017 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, running from September 7th – September 17th in various theatres throughout the city.
  • Italian Contemporary Film Festival launches its 2017 program -
    May 11, 2017

    Box office superstar Christian De Sica, son of iconic director and actor Vittorio De Sica, as well as internationally awarded screen actors Paola Cortellesi, Alan Barillaro, Giancarlo Giannini and Franco Nero to be special guests of the ICFF 2017, which expands across six Canadian cities, with the new addition of Vancouver.
  • Bello to Beautiful -
    Mar 21, 2017

    In honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday, the Italian Contemporary Film Festival is proud to present an exciting 7-day free-admission screening series from June 8th – June 16th, 2017 dedicated to the history, development, art, and influence of Italian-Canadian cinema throughout the decades.


The ICFF 2018 offers all those working in the cinematographic sector the possibility of requesting accreditation according to their specific field of employment. Accreditation will be granted according to the respective regulations and is subject to available seats.


The ICFF 2018 reserves the right to approve applications and cannot guarantee that all will be granted.

Media passes are issued at the full discretion of ICFF 2018 taking into account the accreditation regulations and the limited number of available seats.

Our Media Library is reserved for members of the press. To simplify matters, we’ve provided a zipped file below, where you may click to download all press material for the ICFF.


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