SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED

Filmmakers and Screenwriters have more options on festhome submit your films and screenplays today.

Screenwriters we have extended our call for entry on FILM FREEWAY until October 31.

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About BIFF

Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is a unique and intimate Film Festival taking place in Nassau, Bahamas showcasing films from around the globe.

BIFF is a very respected film festival, recognized as one of the coolest film festivals in the world. Filmmakers value the festival for the opportunity to engage in the networking opportunities that are afforded to the industry and audience alike.

 

Cinema is undeniably more accessible in today’s world and BIFF will shift with today’s cinema culture in person and virtually. We look forward to continually bringing the brightest minds in filmmaking to enjoy our intimate and invigorating film festival.

 

Over the years BIFF has provided international exposure to The Bahamas by showcasing independent and award-winning film and has hosted many A-list celebrities as participants and to interact with festival-goers.

 

Our list of renowned celebrities who have attended an been awarded are a who’s-who of today’s top stars, including Johnny Depp, Grace Jones, Debra Messing, Nicholas Cage, Daryl Hannah, Laurence Fishburne, Sir Sean Connery, Danny Glover, Alan Arkin, Michael K. Williams, Heather Graham, Roger Corman, Sydney T. Poitier, Sophie Okonedo, Anna Faris, Naomie Harris, Lenny Kravitz, Zoe Kravitz, Lee Daniels, Rae Dawn Chong, and Chaz Ebert and others.

 

We look forwar to continuing our legacy and celebrate “Cinema In Paradise”.

SUBMISSIONS extended

Filmmakers and Screenwriters have more options on festhome submit your films and screenplays today.

Screenwriters we have extended our call for entry on FILM FREEWAY until October 31.

Prospective submitters can be comfortable in submitting their films to the Festival, as it employs a fair and non-biased system of adjudication. Jurors are selected among the most professional in the international film industry as they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. BIFF has an excellent  reputation for networking with some of the greatest minds in the industry.


BIFF presents world premieres and all films shown at BIFF are Bahamian premieres. There are four competition categories; Spirit of Freedom: Narrative & Documentary; New Visions; and Short Film. Special sections include World Cinema as well as Gala Screenings.

Deadlines for Scripts

  • October 31, 2020
    Final Deadline

  • November 2020
  • Film Selection Date

2019 FILM WINNERS

Spirit Of Freedom Narrative

Doing Money

Director, Lynsey Miller

Spirit Of Freedom Documentary

The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion

Director, Lisa Cortés, Farah X

New Visions

Quest - The Truth Always Rises

Director, Santiago Rizzo

FILM TRAILER

Short Film

The Wind Phone

Director, Kristen Gerweck
Film Trailer

Honorable Mentions

Black Hat

Night Song

Silence

WRITER RESIDENCY WINNER

PROOF,

Writer, Tabitha Ritchie 

(Bahamas) 

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