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2019 FILM FESTIVAL DATES

TO BE ANNOUNCED 

Call For Entries

Bahamas International Film Festival has an astonishing intimacy about it. Each year filmmakers from around the world rub shoulders with the who's who in the film industry.

Asger Hussain says “BIFF is simply put one of the best curated film festivals around, considering the mix of films and attending filmmakers. Be prepared to be blown away by the hospitality and be inspired by potential future collaborators” Asger Hussain, Award winning film producer of Precious, The Paperboy, Five Fingers for Marseilles with 15 years of experience in the motion picture industry. Well versed in development, physical production, financial structures and sales/distribution. Experience with international co-productions.


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WRITERS RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Winner of 2018 Screenwriters Residency Program, Mr. Kerry Douglas Dye says "At the BIFF Screenwriting Residency, the writers are the VIPs. Five days of sun and sand in an intimate, welcoming environment, hanging out with industry insiders dedicated to improving your script and advancing your career. It's one of the best things I've ever done as a writer." 

Benefits 

Writers have four full days of mentorship, receiving feedback and a read-through of the script, with mentors, fellow writers, and local actors filling out the cast.   On the final day of the program, each writer will have one specific scene workshopped with the cast, to get their creative juices flowing. 

BIFF connects emerging TV & Film writers with the best industry professionals in an intimate setting in Hope Town Abaco. Writers receive first hand knowledge and build lasting relationships with field experts.


The program consists of 4 days of intense workshops. Three (3) writer will be selected for features film scripts and Three (3) for TV scripts. Six (6) fortunate applicants will be extended the invitation to attend the mentorship in Hope Town, Abaco and eligible for a Cash Prize to be awarded to both the 1st Place winners of the film and TV scripts.

Deadline September 5

Hear from other writers

Yvonne Paulin

Michael Graf

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2018 FILM WINNERS

SPRINTER  New Vision Winner
Opens In theaters in the U.S. April 24 


CAPRENAUM Spirit Of Freedom Narrative Winner * Nominated for 2019 Golden Globe and Academy Awards

WRESTLE Spirit Of Freedom Documentary Winner.

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Honorable Mention 

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