Bahamas International Film Festival


Leslie Vanderpool, Founder/Executive Director

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Winter (usually December)

Deadline: February (check website for additional deadlines)

Entry: $155 for screenplay contest. $65 for features. $50 for shorts.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

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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 provides unique cultural experiences, educational programs and forums for exploring the past, present, and future of cinema.