A spring weekend with new independent movies showing all over town... The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival is an idea the selectmen like.
— Macklin K. Reid, Ridgefield Press
There is a huge community of arts professionals in Ridgefield – writers, filmmakers, artists – and a very welcoming community of venues that make this the perfect spot for independent films. People are interested in the art form of filmmaking and have welcomed us into the community, says 2017 Festival Co-director, Sean Murphy.
— Sophia Cowley, Film Inquiry
 
It’s an art form that has started to become democratized like other art forms — painting, songwriting and any other kind of writing, Dan Schechter says of today’s more level playing field.
— Joe Meyers, Sunday Magazine