Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Filmmakers, fear not the flood -- submit your film to BIFF!

"The Bible: In the Beginning," 1966, courtesy Dino de Laurentiis and John Huston.
We are doing all right -- how are you? 

The big flood has subsided, and by and large the BIFF staff has come through unscathed. (We do urge you to contribute to the fund to help our friend and BIFF original staff member Carolyn Donadio, who lost her house in Jamestown!)
Carolyn -- her house used to be around there somewhere.
Meanwhile, we are busy getting ready for BIFF 2014! Our 10th anniversary should be spectacular -- but we can't do it without YOU, filmmakers! Our Late Deadline for entry to BIFF is Oct. 1. We have shown hundreds of great movies during our decade, and we always have room for more good work. Come join us! Submit here.

The BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BIFF) has solidified its reputation as one of the most innovative and influential young film festivals in the U.S., having recently been selected as one of MovieMaker Magazine's "25 Coolest Film Festivals” and one of the “25 Film Festival’s Worth the Entry Fee.” 

Quite simply, The Boulder International Film Festival offers filmmakers superb hospitality, excellent exposure opportunities and huge, enthusiastic audiences, all combining to create a unique festival experience, Boulder-style. Filmmakers enjoy luxurious accommodations just a few blocks from the Festival's main venue - the historic 900-seat Boulder Theater - and receive a VIP pass to the galas and legendary parties, where plenty of elbow-rubbing with producers, directors, and critics is the norm. Great food and drink, skiing just 45 minutes from Boulder, and fantastic parties every night all add up to one of the most welcoming, filmmaker-friendly festivals on the circuit.

BIFF attracts over 20,000 film enthusiasts, media, and industry each year, and has been proud to host and celebrate some of film's most talented artists, including film legend Peter Fonda last year, award-winning actors Martin Sheen and William H. Macy at BIFF 2012, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone and Oscar-nominated actor James Franco at BIFF 2011, Oscar-nominated actor Alec Baldwin at BIFF 2010, Emmy Award-winning actress Blythe Danner, legendary comedian Chevy Chase, along with many other independent filmmakers, directors, producers and stars including director Lawrence Kasdan, producer Anthony Bregman,  Michael and Mark Polish, Golden Globe-nominated actress Maria Bello, screenwriter John August, Academy-Award nominee actor Eric Roberts, Patrick Warburton [Seinfeld]), and writer/filmmaker Chris Gore (The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide and Film Threat).

Submit to BIFF today, you'll love it here.  Go to for more information.  The next Boulder International Film Festival is Feb 13 – 16, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. 

"Noah's Ark," 1928, courtesy a young Michael Curtiz and Darryl F. Zanuck.