2017 biff dates

December 10 - 13
Harbour Island

December 14 - 17
Nassau

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SUBMISSIONS 2017 BIFF

  • June 22 Extended Deadline

DEADLINE - June 22, 2017.  

October 1 Notification Date

December 10 – 17 Event Date

film workshops

Public Film Workshop

Three Week Workshop 


BIFF Public Film Workshop returns!
Script writing, Casting and Character Selection, Acting, Cinematography, Film Scoring and Film Editing.


Dates of Workshop
Saturday April 22
Saturday April 29
Saturday May 6

Youth Film Workshop In Schools

In addition, BIFF will be hosting the 2017 Youth Film Workshop in 5 Schools around the Bahamas.

Centerville Primary

Bishop Michael Eldon High School 

Genesis Academy

- St. Johns


Sponsored by: URCA, Sunshine Insurance, Sandyport Resort, Dunkin Donuts, Bahamas Air, Club One Fitness Club, University Of Georgia, Avis Rental Car, Bahamas Local


BIFF offers Acting Classes stay tuned to dates and class opportunities in the coming months.

Submissions now open

Submit Your Film for 2017 

Withoutabox & FilmFreeway

Don't forget the Screenwriters Call For Entry for 2017 BIFF Now Open

DEADLINE - June 22, 2017.  

October 1 Notification Date

December 10 – 17 Event Date

GRAND JURY PRIZE Categories:

SPIRIT OF FREEDOM: NARRATIVE & DOCUMENTARY

BIFF has held Spirit of Freedom as one of its themed categories since the very first festival.  Each film in this program explores the potential of the human spirit and how freedom affects - or is absent from - our lives.   


NEW VISIONS 

New Visions competition is a showcase for emerging artists, providing festival audiences with the opportunity to discover the next generation of visionary filmmakers. 

SHORT FILMS

A short film is 31 minutes or less and often the only place where young filmmakers have the chance to explore story telling through cinema. Film Festivals are one of the few venues where multiple short films can experienced. 

Other Catergories

World Cinema

Spotlights

Retrospectives

Student & Youth Films

BIFF 2017 Dates

December 10 - 13

Harbour Island

Screenwriters Residency Program

December 14 - 17

Nassau

The Main Event

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Media Accreditation 

2017 BIFF Entry

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