Submissions to the 2019 Barbados Independent Film Festival are now OPEN
The Barbados Independent Film Festival highlights the work of filmmakers, producers and actors from around the world. The Festival provides a platform for independent films that embrace the power of storytelling to inform, inspire and entertain. The Festival screens films and shorts that celebrate the power of resilience and humankind’s ability to overcome adversity.
Jury-selected filmmakers enjoy complimentary accommodations and access to the Festival’s gala and special events. Special filmmaker excursions will also showcase the island’s incredible history, beauty, culture and leisure activities.
FESTIVAL WEEK 2019
An entire week of film and fun, including special events that highlight elements of each screening and incorporates a unique networking opportunity for filmmakers, industry professionals, funders and filmgoers.
Extraordinary films from rising stars and seasoned filmmakers will be paired with locally inspired events.
Compelling Q&A’s and workshops will support professional and artistic development, and open the dialogue on current issues in the film industry.
Local and guest filmmakers, producers, actors and professionals can explore Barbados and enjoy the best the island has to offer.
The Festival will host an array of special events, all set within tropical and lush settings across the island.
BIFF COLLABORATION GRANT PRESENTED BY BTMI & BTPA
To learn more about the collaboration and to watch the full film, click the button below.
For those looking to make an impact through independent film, there are plenty of opportunities to support this initiative.