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Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) (2003), a registered non profit organisation, has been working for the promotion of meaningful cinema in Chennai by organising country centric festivals frequently.

It more than 500 members registered members including Film Directors, cinematographers, cine technicians and film lovers.

ICAF started organizing – CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF) - from the year 2003 with the state government extending its support from 2008. Each edition of CIFF has seen a gradual growth in terms of attendance as well as popularity.

Apart from organizing CIFF, ICAF is mainly an active film society screening world cinema on a monthly basis for all the other 11 month of the year. It organizes at least two film festivals every month in association with various embassies and consulates in the city.

Film Buff Award

A special award for the passionate
film buff.

The CIFF Trophy was designed in a contest among upcoming artists in the prestigious Govt. College of Fine Arts- Chennai, which has been a major influence in chiselling the Madras Art Movement. From among the fifty four entries submitted, a selection panel of artists,ICAF & CIFF advisory committee members selected the winning design sculpted by J Mohamed Nasar, a 3rd year student. The awards sponsored by Real Image Technologies was then cast in Bronze from its clay model. CIFF connects arts & artists of Chennai as it evolves.