BBFF2014 will run from February 28th to March 9th. As entries have only just opened filmmakers Filmmakers are able to access our Early Bird deadline prices. BBFF encourages filmmakers and audiences to ‘Open Their Aperture’ – to open their eyes, minds and hearts to new possibilities and experiences. The range of films we screen is diverse [...]
BBFF is giving Byron a taste of what’s to come when our free, beachside screening returns on Monday, February 25. Beneath the full moon, the community will gather on the grass above main beach to witness some of the many fantastic films the festival has to offer.
Uplift is the first event of its kind to be held at the new Byron Regional Sport and Cultural Complex and will feature International New Thought leaders, scientists, visionary activists, indigenous elders, artists, and poets – as well as an amazing array of musicians and performers. BBFF is proud to bring 3 sessions of ‘Conscious [...]
An Australian premiere, this debut feature documentary is being hailed as an intrieging masterpiece. With a compelling sound track by Bob Dylan and Beirut, Bombay Beach is a film about one of the poorest communities in southern California. Located on the shores of the Salton Sea a man-made sea stranded in the middle of the [...]
BEFORE THERE WAS JACKASS… THERE WAS RALPH ZAVADIL. Adrenaline Junkies are going to love this crazy documentary. “Everyone should have a friend like Ralph.” His cable access television show, The Cap’n Video Show, ran from 1990 to 1995, spawning a small but loyal cult following. Each week Ralph performed a series of idiotic and occasionally [...]
The team behind BBFF2012 is proud to announce that Pig House Flicks, Byron Bay’s funky little Art-House cinema has come on board as a 2012 Byron Bay International Film Festival Venue Partner supplementing the regular festival screenings planned in and around Byron Bay during the festival in March 2012.
BBFF Festival Director J’aimee Skippon-Volke & Screenzone Managing Director Michael Weatherhead. Photo by Jensta The inaugural Byron International Documentary Prize, a no-strings cash grant of $5000, has been announced by the Byron Bay International Film Festival (BBFF) and ScreenZone, a new venture created locally which brings together documentary makers and online retailing. ScreenZone will be launched [...]
Set in the ruggedly stunning landscapes of the Ruahine Ranges and Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, This Way of Life takes us on a true life journey into the world of hunter and horse wrangler Peter Ottley-Karena, wife Colleen, and their six children as they share the rich tapestry of their lives and their much revered [...]
Congratulations and a warm heartfelt thanks to all filmmakers, viewing public, volunteers, sponsors and supporters that took part in 2010′s fabulous festival. Be sure to check out the Awards section to see which films took out the awards in their specific genre for 2010. Photos from our pool of photographers we had throughout the festival [...]