Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) takes place on September 9th-12th. More than 180 films from around the world in over 25 categories will be screened during the festival.
- Festival Screenings take place at Burbank AMC 16 Theatres (125 E. Palm Ave. Burbank, CA 91502)
- Closing Night Gala starts at 5PM and takes place at the Marriott Convention Center (2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank)
The Festival’s mission is to promote and support inclusive and culturally-diverse perspectives and content. With constantly changing technology, it brings new opportunities to tell unique stories, honor independent filmmakers and to provide a platform for appreciative and informed discussion of their work. BIFF continues to cultivate independent film, to create, develop, discover and celebrate extraordinary filmmaking from around the world. BIFF sets a standard for excellence and recognizes the important work of emerging talent to not only provide a gateway to expand their careers in the entertainment industry, but to help filmmakers with funding and distribution for their cinematic art.
The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) Advisory Board and Board of Directors is comprised of talented industry professionals and production executives who work within the studio system. The festival judges, screening committees, and even many of the volunteers are respected professionals in the motion picture and television industry. BIFF offers over 30 awards in a variety of categories, with special awards honoring inclusion, social awareness, and diversity.