Festival prizes

Statutory awards

are awarded by an international jury. Each category is awarded one major prize and two honorable recognitions.

Non-statutory awards

are awarded by the City of Karlovy Vary and the Karlovy Vary Region.

The Grand Prix

is awarded by the international jury within the Tourfilm competition, no matter the category.

Grand Prix CIFFT Circuit - Rank List

“TOURFILM KARLOVY VARY” is member of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals – CIFFT since 1989. All awarded films are eligible for the GRAND PRIX CIFFT CIRCUIT, the award for the World´s Best Tourism Film and the World´s Best Tourism Commercial and will be displayed on the CIFFT Rank List available on www.cifft.com.
Grand Prix CIFFT Ranking Points are given to the winners at the CIFFT Member Festivals. See the full list of our Festival Members: www.cifft.com/about/#member
All films related to the promotion of tourism that compete individually in member festivals or are registered through the CIFFT Full Entry Service are eligible for the CIFFT Rank List.
  1. The CIFFT Rank List includes two categories: Promotional Films and Commercials related to tourism communication.
  2. The Grand Prix CIFFT Ranking Points are given to the winners of the CIFFT member festivals.
  3. The CIFFT Rank List determines the World’s Best Tourism Films and World’s Best Tourism Commercials.
The rating is expressed on a scale from 2 to 10. The film receives points according to the award obtained in the festival. For that purpose, the following scoring is used in the Ranking:
  • Grand Prix – 10 points
  • 1st prize/Gold – 7 points
  • 2nd prize/Silver/Best or arts&craft – 5 points
  • 3rd Prize/Bronze – 3 points
  • Honor Mention/Certificate/Diploma – 2 Points
  • National Competition (Best Film) – 2 Points
Special Notes:
  1. In case a film receives more than one award, only the highest award will be taken into account for the rank list.
  2. The awards obtained at the CIFFT candidate festivals do not count for the CIFFT Rank List.
  3. The CIFFT Rank List will be updated and published on our website, the week after the Awards Ceremony of each festival.
You can check the CIFFT Rank List through this link: www.cifft.com/rank-list