The Gasparilla International Film Festival is run by the 501(C)3 Nonprofit Organization, The Tampa Film Institute, Inc. We are a cultural arts institution that inspires, educates, and entertains Tampa Bay’s diverse population through an annual celebration of film, year-round events, community outreach, and social awareness initiatives that foster communication, generate economic impact, and provide support for the film industry of Tampa Bay and State of Florida.
GIFF brings the arts, education, and quality films to the Tampa Bay Area!
Founded in 2006
Hosted thousands of filmmakers, talent, producers, and film buffs
Screened countless World Premieres, USA Premieres, and Florida Premieres