In 2015, the Byron Bay International Film Festival (BBFF) celebrates its ninth year over 10 glorious days across 5 venues from Friday 6 March to Sunday 15 March. Now Australia’s largest regional film festival, AACTA Awards accredited BBFF is a platform for outstanding independent film talent, showcasing a uniquely rich and diverse program of entertaining, inspiring and thought provoking films.
It’s a festival that fuses artistry, education and innovation, enhancing our worldview and collective social dialogue through the power and storytelling of film. In 2014 BBFF provided attendees with the opportunity to see 145 brilliant films never before aired on our shores and screened over 220 films from 36 countries with a program comprised of feature films, documentaries, animation and short films that support and celebrate local and international cinema.
Byron Bay Film Festival News and Articles
The red carpet is ready to be rolled out for tonight’s Opening Night Gala for the 9th Byron Bay Film Festival, which along with the documentary Frackman has already sold out. Celebrities and filmmakers are rolling into Byron Bay.
The Byron Bay Film Festival’s international reach and reputation is growing every year, and along with it the extensive list of the world’s filmmakers joining us to share their stories and their artistic and industry insights.
At the Byron Bay Film Festival filmmakers share their individual insights into familiar and unfamiliar worlds, tell local and global stories and expand and challenge perceptions through this array of stimulating workshops, panels and networking events. Visit our website for full details.
The 2015 Byron Bay Film Festival promises to be a magical experience which you are invited to share – a celebration of cinema alongside hundreds of other film-lovers and filmmakers from home and around the world.
The Byron Bay Film Festival is Australia’s largest regional film festival. Now in its ninth year, Festival director J’aimee Skippon-Volke speaks with The Echo about what’s in store when the event hits our screens over 6–15 March.
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Local actors, writers and directors will be among some of the brightest stars on the Byron Bay International Film Festival horizon this year – its ninth and most ambitious incarnation to date.
Byron Bay Film Festival Program
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