Cyprus International Film Festival(CYIFF) is an independent annual film festival, promotes rising film directors and creates an inspiring film industry network!
The 1st CIFF (24-27 March 2006) started vigorously with the presentation of more than 130 films selected from over than 40 countries. There were submitted more than 400 film applications from 43 countries and 10 satellite events took place.
The Golden Aphrodite Ceremony is a ‘red carpet - black tie' international cinema event at the spotlight of local and international media.
The first CYIFF Artistic Director is Phedon Papamichael, Production Designer in John Cassavetes’ films.
CINE@ART Cultural Company is the main organizer of the festival that takes place annually.