Festival Updates

  • Ticketing now available directly on the fest Facebook page!

    Ticketing now available directly on the fest Facebook page!

    We have been threatening this for some time. Feel free to browse the film descriptions and purchase a ticket without having to leave the page. Go here to try it out: Facebook Ticketing. The films are the same, we’re just trying to finally make ticketing as easy as 1-2-3. Thank […]

  • Piff Films Update- TicketMob ticketing solution released for festival #8

    Piff Films Update- TicketMob ticketing solution released for festival #8

    Subject: Ticketing for live venue and on-demand As many of you know we are still working on ticketing. After writing our own little program 8 years ago or so, we never moved far from the middle. Their were complaints to say the least. After a few years trying we have […]

  • 2015 Schedule posted!

    2015 Schedule posted!

    The #Pi8 schedule is posted. 3 months earlier.Wow. The past 6 months have been the most intense and driven this festival has ever had. The amount of films we received this year out paced last year by far. That is the 5th year in a row submissions have grown. Year after […]

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NightMare Code – Review by Horror.Asylum.com !!

NightMare Code – Review by Horror.Asylum.com !!

From the Blogs..., PIFF News April 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Hiding behind the stylised exterior of Mark Netter’s high concept dark thriller Nightmare Code is a supernatural science fiction horror film fighting to get out. That Netter controls these forces is very much the strength of the film, but also leads to a finale that may not satisfy all audiences. […]

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8th Annual @PhilaIndie Animation Festival

8th Annual @PhilaIndie Animation Festival

From the Blogs..., PIFF News April 13, 2015 at 9:50 pm 0 comments

Global vs Local animation invades #philly!!! support local #animators !!! #UArts  University of the Arts Caplan Center for the Performing Arts ~ Terra Hall 211 S Broad Street Philadelphia, Pa 19102 :: Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.   Thursday April, 23rd. 6:00pm – 7:00pm ~ 8th Annual @PhilaIndie Animation Festival 1. […]

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Thank you to all the Volunteers!

Thank you to all the Volunteers!

From the Blogs..., PIFF News July 8, 2014 at 10:26 pm 0 comments

Thank you! After completing our 7th year, we have much to look forward to in the run-up to our 8th year June 24-28, 2015. We want to thank the volunteers who made this years festival run as smooth as it did. The festival covered 11 total venues. We screened 87 […]

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DOSTOEVSKY BEHIND BARS ~ Plays & Players ~ June 26th, 11:00pm – 11:55pm

DOSTOEVSKY BEHIND BARS ~ Plays & Players ~ June 26th, 11:00pm – 11:55pm

Documentary, From the Blogs... June 19, 2014 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

University graduate students and prison inmates meet weekly to discuss literature and share personal essays and stories. Classroom sessions and interviews explode the stereotypes of brutish convicts, out-of-touch scholars and callous prison staff, while offering viewers a sense of hope. Shot on location in a minimum-security facility in Wisconsin, this […]

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Druid Peak ~ PAFA ~ June 28th, 2:45pm

Druid Peak ~ PAFA ~ June 28th, 2:45pm

Features June 17, 2014 at 5:50 pm 1 comment

Set against the backdrop of the wolf reintroduction program in Yellowstone National Park, Druid Peak is a coming of age story about a troubled teenage boy who finds a home tracking wolves in the wild lands of Wyoming. Shot on location in West Virginia, Wyoming, Montana and Utah, the film […]

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REM ~ Screening Opening Night! (SPAIN) at Plays & Players Theater

REM ~ Screening Opening Night! (SPAIN) at Plays & Players Theater

Special Feature June 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

Have you ever shared a dream with someone else? That is Lays story, a young man with a nondescript daily life, whose only purpose is to sleep to meet the woman he loves. His whole world changes when she comes in to the real world to rescue him. But from […]

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