Tamil Nadu Independent Film Festival

Cultures of the world, speaks through films...


Our Mission

TNIFF - Tamil Nadu Independent Film Festival is a platform to showcase cultures of the world through thought-provoking independent films, excellence in film making and to promote inter-cultural relationship, discuss diversity in the current state of the Film Industry and help bring change in the future state of the Film Industry.

TNIFF celebrates, educates, empowers, promotes and proliferates amazing quality independent Cinema.

Our Festival

The 1st Tamil Nadu Independent Film Festival (TNIFF 2020) will be held from 10th to 19th August, 2020 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. 

TNIFF encourages film submissions from all the corners of the world.


TNIFF identifies and recognises the new emerging talent who will become the future great masters and crowns them with various Awards thorough its NILGIRI TAHR INDEPENDENT AWARDS

Our Programs

Keeping the event truly international TNIFF will offer 10 days of celebration, with live screenings of Local & International independent films, Press Opportunities, Networking Occasions, Industry Attendance, Discussion Forum & High-Quality Workshops. 

Film categories included for screening are Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Short Films, Short Documentary, Animated Films, Music Videos, Ad films and Student Productions from film schools. 



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