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Byron Bay International Film Festival

International Film Festival.

About

Each year some of the world’s most exciting film talent join thousands of film lovers at BBFF, over 10 fantastic days in beautiful Byron Bay, for a dynamic and truly distinctive film festival experience known for its trademark friendly, laid-back vibe and characteristically open, expressive and appreciative audiences. Independent filmmakers are the heart and soul of this festival, whose quality programming of hundreds of entertaining, inspiring and eye-opening films from over 40 countries sets the stage for filmmakers at all stages of their careers to showcase outstanding work across all genres. 

Awards

  • Best Film
  • Documentary
  • Short Film
  • Drama
  • Cinematography
  • Surf Film
  • Animation
  • Experimental Film
  • Environmental Film
  • Music Video
  • Best Young Australian Filmmaker (open to Australian Director’s under 25)
  • Best Local Film
  • Best Achievement in a Virtual Reality 360 degree Experience (Interactive)
  • Best Achievement in a Virtual Reality 360 degree Experience (Linear)
  • Screenplay Competition which has a first prize of $1500.

Rules

  • films must not have screened before January 2017. 
  • Submission via FilmFreeway or Withoutabox 

Screening Media Type: DCP, Blu-Ray, USB Thumb Drive, vimeo download. 

Screenplay competition: 

  • Open ONLY to feature length screenplays in all genres. 
  • All screenplays must be between 80 and 120 pages in length.
  • All screenplays must be in English.
  • All entries must be uploaded as a PDF and submitted electronically.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Festival director: J'aimee Skippon-Volke
Technical director: Osvaldo Alfaro
Screenplay contest director: Pim Hendrix

Documents

Place

Australia
Byron Bay

Official website

bbff.com.au

Contacts

Address:

PO Box 194
Byron Bay, NSW 2479
Australia

Email: info@bbff.com.au

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    October 31, 2018
  • Earlybird Deadline
    December 21, 2018
  • Regular Deadline
    March 13, 2019
  • Late Deadline
    May 15, 2019
  • Extended Deadline
    June 28, 2019
  • Notifications
    September 01, 2019
  • Event dates
    18 — 27 October 2019
Categories & Fees

We're enthusiastic about all forms of animation - 2D, 3D, Flash, Stop motion, Claymation, Traditional, Machinima and the rest.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽
  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

Surf films from 3 to 90 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

Environmental films submitted can be any length and any genre.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽
  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽
  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

feature-length screenplays in all genres that are between 80 and 120 pages in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 35 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 45 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 55 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 75 ₽

Narrative films which are over 30 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 45 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 55 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 65 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 75 ₽

This category is for documentaries 30 minutes or under.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

Short films up to 30 minutes in length.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

Documentary with a running length over 30 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 45 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 55 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 65 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 75 ₽

If your short film of any genre seems perfect for our festival but was screened before January 2017 this is the category to use.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 30 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 40 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 50 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 60 ₽

If your film of any genre seems perfect for our festival but was screened before January 2017 this is the category to use.

  • Earlybird Deadline — 45 ₽
  • Regular Deadline — 55 ₽
  • Late Deadline — 65 ₽
  • Extended Deadline — 75 ₽
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