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July 28, 2014 at 7:27 PM #80391Byron Bay Film FestivalParticipant
Open Your Aperture at the
9th Byron Bay International Film Festival
REGULAR ENTRY DEADLINE: 23rd October 2014
FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE: 27th November 2014
Be a part of Australia’s largest regional film festival with your latest work
Enter your film and you could join some of the world’s most exciting film talent and thousands of film lovers at BBFF2015 over 10 fantastic days in beautiful Byron Bay! This dynamic and truly distinctive film festival experience is known for its trademark friendly, laid-back vibe and characteristically open, expressive and appreciative audiences.
Expanding our worldview through the power and storytelling of film
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.
Go to the creative edge
If your creativity is cutting edge and you have a message to tell, be a part of this humanistic festival that’s fusing artistry, education and innovation to enhance our worldview and collective social dialogue through the power and storytelling of film.
Festival Director, J’aimee Skippon-Volke says, “The Byron region is famous for its arts community. The films selected each year serve to inspire us creatively through their incredible artistry. The stories often walk the cutting edge of creative culture, both historically and today.”
Impressive awards and prize to be won
Some of BBFF2015’s standout opportunities include the chance for documentary makers to win the Screenzone International Documentary Cash Prize and for young Australian directors under 25, the chance to be BBFF’s Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year.
All films entered will automatically be considered for nomination in any award categories that the film might qualify for during the selection process. BBFF awards include but are not limited to 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) and an award for the Best Local Film.
The Byron Bay International Film Festival is open to films of all lengths and all genres and warmly welcomes all accepted filmmakers to attend. Films in competition must have been completed after Jan 1st 2012.
For more information about this great festival, the location and what’s on offer visit http://www.bbff.com.au
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