6th Annual Burbank International Film Festival
Opening Night Program

AMC 16 Theaters in Burbank

Followed by the Opening Night Reception at Gordon Biersch

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The Wisdom to Know the Difference

West Coast Premier

Written & Directed by Daniel Baldwin

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2014 Burbank International Film Festival

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Hosted by Fritz Coleman

NBC Weathercaster & Comedian Fritz Coleman will once again Host the Festival Closing Night Gala Dinner and Award Show.

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Special Screening of “The Little Mermaid”

Part of the festival’s “History of Cinema” Program

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of “The Little Mermaid”, we are proud to screen a special presentation of this timeless animated classic courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures.

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Special Screening of “Forbidden Planet”

Part of the festival’s “History of Cinema” Program

Forbidden Planet is considered one of the great science fiction films of the 1950s, a precursor of what was to come for the science fiction film genre in the decades that followed.

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Upcoming Events

  • Special Screening of “The Little Mermaid”
    In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the “The Little Mermaid”, we are proud to screen a special presentation of this timeless animated classic courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures. A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. “The Little Mermaid” is screened as Continue Reading
    • Night of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
      Saturday, September 6th - After Party 8:30pm – 2:00am IATSE 80 Soundstage 2520 W. Olive Ave. (corner of Buena Vista St.) This years Night of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror is going to be a real Scream! This year is going to be even scarier as The Burbank International Film Festival honors these horrific genres with a star-studded Red Carpet with special screenings and a killer AFTER PARTY. The Continue Reading
      • Special Screening of Forbidden Planet
        This year, we are proud to screen the 1956 MGM Science Fiction classic Forbidden Planet as part of the festivals “History of Cinema” Program. This new educational program, introduces classic studio films from a historical perspective, to inspire young audiences to develop and foster a deeper appreciation for the art of filmmaking. Forbidden Planet is Continue Reading
        • Closing Night Awards Gala Sunday, September 7th
          Sunday evening will be the Closing Night Gala Dinner and celebrity presented Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival will not only acknowledge the award-winning filmmakers, but will honor industry icons and professionals that have shaped and defined the world of cinema today. The Closing Night Gala will be begin with a Media Red Carpet, Continue Reading

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  • BIFF Honors Diversity in Film
    This year, BIFF is proud to honor world famous body builder, actor and disability advocate Lou Ferrigno. At only 21, he won his first Mr. Universe title, a Guinness Book record that stands to this day. At age 22 he won again, and remains the only person to win consecutive titles! Lou carried the world Continue Reading
    • The Burbank International Film Festival Screens at AMC Theaters
      The Burbank International Film Festival is once again grateful to be partnering with the AMC Theaters in Historic Downtown Burbank. All AMC theaters in the Burbank Media Center are now completely digital and we are honored to be screening this years BIFF official selections at the AMC 16 and the AMC Town Center 6 Theaters.
      • iActing Studios Partners with BIFF
        iActing Studios is proud to support the Burbank International Film Festival by offering 50% off your monthly or yearly membership. Sign up now and 40% of the proceeds will be donated to BIFF, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which recognizes and supports the art of independent filmmaking.* To Participate and take advantage of this special offer, Continue Reading
        • Announcing an initiative for Burbank and Los Angeles County High Schools
          The Burbank International Film Festival has launched a new category, to showcase Burbank and Los Angeles County High School student filmmakers Free to Enter As part of the Burbank International Film Festival’s educational community outreach program, we are offering Burbank and Los Angeles County students an opportunity to submit their short films until June 13th Continue Reading