Career Achievement Tribute

to be called the Sir Sidney Poitier Tribute Award

Film Series

Tuesday, April 21st at

Zio Gigi's, Caves Village

7:30pm

ICE BEAR (short)

OIL & WATER (feature)


EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

2015 YOUTH FILM WORKSHOP 
Presented by RBC Royal Bank

Big In Japan, 2014 Closing Night Film John Jeffcoat / USA
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CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN !!

Submission Deadlines

July 22, 2015

Sir Sidney Poitier Award

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that Academy Award® winner and renowned global icon Sir Sidney Poitier has agreed to the naming of the prestigious Career Achievement Award at the Bahamas International Film Festival the “Sir Sidney Poitier Tribute Award.” BIFF founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool made the announcement.

 

“There is no person on Earth who is better suited to have the Career Achievement Award be named after him,” Vanderpool said. “Poitier is one of the finest actors for generations and is, simply put, an icon and a legend.” The American Film Institute named him among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time. 

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2015 BIFF POSTER

Graphic Designer KellyAnne Huber attended Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah GA in 2000. She spent 5 years working in various Publication and Advertising Houses in the US after graduating with a degree in Graphic Design and Communication Arts. She also spent time working in the South of France working with a Historic Restoration company.

CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Please submit to  Film Freeway

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Submission Deadline July 22, 2015

CALL FOR SCRIPT ENTRIES

December 1 - 4, 2015 in Harbour Island, recharge your creativity in The Bahamas while networking with top entertainment industry professionals!  You’ll spend 4 full days developing your screenplay. For more information visit ScreenCraft

Mentors for the program

Vince Gerardis: Games Of Thrones

Dan Guando: Weinstein Company

Taylor Benzie: Kaplan/Perrone

Sean Covel: Film Producer 
Cameron Cubbison:ScreenCraft

Matthew Helderman: Buffalo 8 & Bondit

CALL FOR MUSIC ENTRIES

Soul Cafe at BIFF. We wish to invite you to review submissions via email and filter through the applicants for selecting approximately 6 performers. The requirements would be for you to attend one meeting to finalize your selection with two other music professionals. more information



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