Entertaining Wilmington for 17 Years


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

CFIFN Events and Projects


Our 17th Annual film festival was an absolute blast! Great movies, great audience and a great time was had by all. Special thanks to all of the volunteers that helped make this happen and all of the filmmakers who showed up in support of their movies.

CFIFN Presents:

Reel Wilmington

Reel Wilmington is an ongoing film series hi-lighting films made in The Cape Fear region.  It’s a display of Our shared rich film history. Our next free screening will be “Happy Gilmore” on May 4th. Click here for details.

Wilmington Film Museum

The Wilmington Film Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating our rich shared film history.


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.