Entertaining Wilmington, NC for 20 Years


The Cape Fear Independent Film Network is dedicated to promoting independent film and preserving the Cape Fear region’s rich film history.

Cape Fear Independent Film Festival

The 2020 Cape Fear Independent Film Festival is scheduled for July 30th – Aug 1st in downtown Wilmington, NC.

**UPDATE**  In the wake of event cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak, as of right now CFIFF 2020 is still scheduled. However, as things change and new information becomes available, we will announce here and on social media if the Film Festival is rescheduled to a later date. For now, we have extended the Regular & Late Deadlines for submissions.  Click on the link below to our FILM FREEWAY page to submit your film today. 


Wilmington Film Museum (Project)

The latest Wilmington Film Museum exhibit at the Hannah S. Block Community Arts Center is now closed. Look for another exciting display coming soon.  See the Community Arts Center website for hours of operation.


Welcome to the home of The Cape Fear Independent Film Network – a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization. dedicated to the production, promotion and presentation of the film arts in the Cape Fear region.  CFIFN provides educational opportunities for members wishing to learn about the film-making process and develop new skills in related areas of production.  The group also host the annual Cape Fear Independent Film Festival which brings new and independent artistic visions to the local community.  CFIFN takes special notice of North Carolina filmmakers, highlighting their works and the film festival and other events.