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Film Workshop 2018

BAHAMAS / 2018 / 30 MINS

“For 15 years, we have worked with over 1000 young Bahamians of varying ages to develop an interest in film making and to impart the skills involved,” says Leslie Vanderpool, BIFF’s founder and executive director.

In addition to offering a public Film Workshop, BIFF will be teaching students from the following Schools and Institutes:

A.F. Adderley
R.M. Bailey
D.W. Davis
Columbus Primary School 
Senior Citizens Charity
Bahamas Correctional Facility

BIFF Staff and the University of Georgia’s esteemed Film department will assist with the teachings.

“ALIV has sponsored BIFF for the last three years and is proud to partner once again on this initiative to sponsor amateur filmmakers. The company has shown its commitment to the arts through BIFF and several other initiatives it has engaged in and will continue to support Bahamians all around. We commend BIFF for being a catalyst and we renew our commitment to the film industry here in The Bahamas.” Aliv Events & Sponsorship Manager, Bianca Bethel-Sawyer

“URCA is excited to support the further development of the ICT sector through the work of the Bahamas International Film Festival’s Film Workshop. By encouraging the development of innovative and quality content production by young persons in The Bahamas, we are fulfilling one of our key objectives under the Communications Act, and the Government’s Electronic Communications Policy. We look forward to supporting similar initiatives in the future." 
Stephen Bereaux, Chief Executive Officer

“The Sandyport Beach Resort family is very proud to be associated with this amazing opportunity in the creative arts for so many of our young and not so young Bahamians. The possibilities of careers in the filmmaking arena will be showcased and demonstrated giving attendees knowledge that may lead them in to the creative world of film. We look forward to hosting some of the workshops here at Sandyport Beach Resort,” Vernon Moss Sandyport Beach Resort General Manager.


The Bahamas International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the local Bahamian community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. In addition to offering films that might not otherwise be released theatrically in the Bahamas, BIFF will provide a unique cultural experience and set of educational programs and forums for exploring the past, present and future of cinema.  

For more information call (242)698 1800

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