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Bahamas International Film Festival Dailies

Bahamas International Film Festival 

The Bahamas International Film Festival is dedicated to providing the local community and International visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. educational programs, and forums for exploring the future of cinema.

BIFF’s 16th anniversary dates are scheduled for December 9 to December 15 with all activities taking place at Baha Mar and venues around Nassau. BIFF will contribute all revenue after expenses towards Hurricane Dorian Relief for Hope Town, Abaco.

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Master Class In Acting with Rob Adler at Bahamas fest 2014

  Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:00am - 1:00pm Find inspiration.  Get unstuck creatively.  Get out of your head and into the moment with Top Hollywood Acting coach Rob Adler in his (one day?) master class in acting and presence for the camera.  Rob Adler is, an on-camera coach for Lionsgate, Disney, FOX, NBC, ABC, and a faculty member of the University of Southern California. He has also taught at CalArts, the Geffen Playhouse, American Music & Dra...

Bahamas Int'l Film Festival reveals competition winners

Competition winners at the 10th Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) were revealed at an awards ceremony held at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island.   The competition categories at BIFF were Spirit of Freedom: Narrative; Documentary; New Visions: First Look; and Short Film.   Competition winners were announced by their respective juries. Complete details on all films can be found at BIFF 2013 winners are: 2013 BIFF Audience Award ONE SMALL HITCH...

Bahamas International Film Festival 10th Edition BIFF - Hats OFF to Leslie Vanderpool :) A one woman GO

RIP Nelson Mandela July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013 Bahamas International Film Festival 10th Edition. BIFF 2013, Honoured Guest Danny Glover. festival director Leslie Vandepool, Movies and conferences. Beautiful Islands. Musivision Logo. Video by Laurie Gordon all rights reserved. Music by Summer Heart -( Laurie on vox ooh's aaah's) I Miss You. & Down de Road by Authentic Calypso Band Dedicated to Nelson Mandela. Cameo Muhammed Ali - Little Leslie. :) ...

Jeffrey Lyons returns for his sixth year as Host of the Bahamas International Festival of Film

Jeffrey has reviewed more than 15,000 movies; more than any other critic in any medium;  900 Broadway and off-Broadway plays, interviewed nearly 500 actors, and written or co-authored six books. He's the only movie critic who's co-hosted three national movie review shows on PBS ("SNEAK PREVIEWS"), MSNBC"(MSNBC's "AT THE MOVIES")  and the NBC stations ("REEL TALK"), and received two honorary degrees so far from Hofstra University and St. ...

Career Achievement Award to Dany Glover at BIFF 10

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon, Dreamgirls, The Color Purple) will be honored with the prestigious Career Achievement Award at this year’s Film Festival, taking place December 5-13. Glover will be on hand for the special tribute and presentation at the Atlantis Theater on the evening of Friday, December 6th. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.   “Danny G...

BIFF announces its Jury for the 10th edition

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), celebrating its 10th anniversary, today announced the members of the jury that will preside over the competition categories at the Festival, which takes place December 5th – 13th. The jury was revealed today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.   The four competition categories at BIFF are Spirit of Freedom: Narrative; Spirit of Freedom: Documentary; New Visions; and Short Film. Jury members are:   New Vis...

Andrew Melby and Reggie Henderson’s “Bahamian Son” to open BIFF 2013

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), celebrating its 10th anniversary and taking place December 5-13, today revealed the complete lineup of films screening in the festival’s competition and sidebar sections. The program was announced by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.   This year, the Festival will showcase 108 films from 32 different countries, including four features of which are world premieres and all Bahamian premieres. The four competition cat...

BIFF Interview with Karen Arthur

Interview at Bahamas International FIlm Festival BIFF with producer director Karen Arthur talking about her latest film JACKSON BURNSIDE, NATIVE SON (70 mins), directed by Karen Arthur & Thomas Neuwirth: Chronicles the diverse life and times of this deeply respected Bahamian cultural icon. He loved his Bahamas with a burning passion, devoting his life to exposing the rich design, architecture & heritage of his native land. After his education abroad, and becoming an assistant to Louis I....

The closing ceremony of BIFF 2012 Best of Fest wrapped with a Junkanoo

Junkanoo is a Bahamian festival   Junkanoo is a Bahamian festival that occurs during the dark hours of morning on the 26th of December and again bringing in its first hours of light on the first day of the new year. Thousands dance through Bay Street...

The jurors at BIFF 2012

Bruno Chatelin Short Film Bruno Chatelin, HEC Business School alumni, began his marketing career in 1979 with large international Advertising Agencies: Publicis, DMM Masius and JWT, where he handled accounts such as Kellog’s Unilever, Colgate Palmolive, Mars Foods, Mastercard... Former film distributor He started in 1985 working for Sony then UGC 20th Century FOX in France (Marketing Director and Managing Director) he has launched over 200 films and has worked closely with ke...

BIFF 2012 Competition Winners Announced

Competition winners at the 9th Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) were revealed. The competition categories at BIFF were Spirit of Freedom: Narrative; Documentary; New Visions: and Short Film. Their respective juries announced competition winners.   Complete details on all films can be found at BIFF 2012 winners are: SPIRIT OF FREEDOM NARRATIVE Honorable Mention: Apartment In Athens, Director: Ruggero Dipaola Winner: Between Us, Director: Dan Mir...

BIFF 2012 highlights

                          The 9th annual BIFF 2012 founded and spearheaded by lovely Leslie Vanderpool is a  superb ten day film festival in the exquisite Bahamas.                         Surrounded by the most beautiful ocean waters and tropical backdrop on earth, BIFF offers the best elements for seasoned and first time producers, ...

Check the video interviews of the filmmakers from BIFF 212

                        We will be posting plenty of video interviews of the winners , as well as breath taking ambiance segments. Be patient and return next week on trhe site for more.  ...

Island hopping with Best of BIFF

                          The travelling festival is bringing us (jurors and filmmakers) to amazing settings, super chic and sleek organization, parties, screening in wonderful locations in two islands. We enjoy extensive  Q&A with the filmmakers after their screenings. Everything here is beyond words... The general reaction is overwhelming, i think BIFF found a gem in this idea, and should pursu...

BIFF Best Of Fest Eleuthera to hold celebration tribute for Arthur Rolle

On December 12th, Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will be saluting Arthur C Rolle of Governor's Harbour in Eleuthera who had the foresight to establish the original Parade Theatre in 1965 located across from the ball park in Governor's Harbour. "Rarely do I meet a gentleman like Mr. Rolle, charming, regal, with such a kind soul, resembling Hollywood's best, such as Harry Belafonte or Sidney Poitier. Mr. Rolle single-handedly operates the only movie theater in Eleuth...

Nine Bahamian Films Entered in BIFF Caribbean Spotlight

The 9th edition of the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) taking place from December 6-9, 2012 in Nassau will once again be featuring Bahamian filmmakers in their Caribbean Spotlight which will also showcase films from Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, and Guyana. "I am so proud and love presenting quality Bahamian films and filmmakers, who continue to push the envelope year after year," said Leslie Vanderpool, Executive Director and Founder of BIFF. "We have consis...

Sydney Tamiia Poitier to receive the 2012 Shining Star Tribute at Bahamas International Film Festival

                                The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier (“Death Proof”, “The List”), daughter of legendary Oscar winning actor American/Bahamian actor Sidney Poitier and actress Joanna Shimkus, will be honored with BIFF’s signature Shining Star Tribute. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder &...

Events at the 2012 Bahamas International Film Festival


Sponsors spotlight at the Bahamas International Film Festival

  Coldwell Banker / Lightbourn Realty  Exclusive Realty Company for the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) December 6 - 9, 2012 is excited to be a participant in 9th Annual BIFF, December 6 – 9, 2012.  ...

Film Festival Tourism: Bahamas, December 2012

Johnny Depp and Leslie Vanderpool, Executive Director,Bahamas International Film Festival For upper income groups, cultural tourism has developed over the last decade into a significant part of their leisure activities over the last decades. The consumption of soft cultural products such as visual representations and film has become an integral part of their life. Film festival tourism, a relatively recent phenomenon has emerged as a significant niche market. If film festivals meet s...


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Come to Nassau and Paradise Island from December 6- 13 and join filmmakers and celebrites from around the world at the 4th edition of The Bahamas International Film Festival. The festival will entertain visitors with a diverse presentation of international films, unusual cultural experiences and fantanstic social events. Come and be a part of the fun!

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