The 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival Finalists Are…

At long last, the Geocaching International Film Festival 2018 finalists have been chosen! These films stand out above the rest for their creativity, production quality, content, and contribution to the global community of geocachers.

Let’s give a huge round of applause to the following films and directors:

Attend a GIFF Event November 8 – 12, 2018 to see the 16 films and to receive the 2018 GIFF souvenir.

Do you want to organize your own GIFF Event? Visit this page to learn more.

Are you looking for geocoins and other GIFF merchandise? Visit Shop Geocaching or International Retailers.

Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

The Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) is still three months away (November 8-12) but now is the perfect time to start planning your event. Don’t know where to start? Look here for help.

GIFF is your only chance to earn a special souvenir by watching a whole series of unique and fun geocaching movies. For more inspiration, check out these 39 amazing moments from GIFF 2017.

Questions you should think about while planning:

  • What equipment will you use to show the finalist films?
  • How many people will come and how many seats do you need?
  • Will your film night have a theme, snacks, or film judging?

How to host a GIFF Event:

  1. Read the tips for hosting an event.
  2. Submit your event listing on Geocaching.com at least two weeks prior to the date of your event and wait for it to be published by a Volunteer Reviewer.
  3. Once your event is published, fill out the GIFF Sign Up Form.
  4. Wait for your event to be approved via email by the GIFF team at HQ.

Approved events will be added to the GIFF 2018 bookmark list and will receive the GIFF film reel file prior to the event.

Are you looking for GIFF Geocoins or other merchandise items? Check out our Shop.

GIFF films due next week!

The deadline to submit a film to the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival is August 1st, 2018!

If you’re a GIFF filmmaker, it’s time to put the finishing touches on your film reel, double-check the contest rules, upload your film to Vimeo, and fill out the GIFF submission form. Then, sit back, relax, and plan your next geocaching adventure.

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6 cosas que deben hacer y 6 que no deben hacer los cineastas de los GIFF

Muchos cineastas de GIFF 2018 ya están dirigiendo y produciendo sus películas a toda máquina. Y no es de extrañar: ¡la fecha límite para la presentación del 1 de agosto está a menos de dos meses!

Aquellos que estéis pensando en participar en los GIFF, leer lo que hay que hacer (y lo que no) cuando se presenta un corto al festival de cine de geocaching con las 6 cosas que deben hacer y 6 que no deben hacer los cineastas de los GIFF.

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6 choses à faire ou à éviter pour les réalisateurs de films GIFF

Nombre de réalisateurs de films GIFF pour 2018 sont déjà plongés corps et âme dans le tournage ou la production de leur œuvre. Ce n’est pas étonnant : le 1er août, date limite de soumission, est dans moins de deux mois !

Pour ceux d’entre vous qui envisagent de soumettre une œuvre au GIFF, renseignez-vous sur ce qu’il faut faire (ou ne pas faire) lorsque l’on veut présenter une œuvre au festival du film de géocaching ; voici 6 choses à faire ou à éviter pour les réalisateurs de films GIFF.

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