top of page

The Burbank International Film Festival is a California non-profit organization operating as a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt corporation. ​ The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF)


Advisory Board and Board of Directors is comprised of talented industry professionals and production executives who work within the studio system. Our festival judges, screening committees, and even many of our volunteers are respected professionals in the motion picture and television industry. BIFF offers over 30 awards in a variety of categories, with special awards honoring inclusion, social awareness and diversity.




BIFF's mission is to promote and support inclusive and culturally-diverse perspectives through the recognition and spotlight on worldwide films & screenplays. Burbank is considered the "Media Capital of the World," and BIFF creates opportunities for storytellers to showcase unique themes and provide a platform for appreciative and informed discussion of their work. BIFF cultivates a community of industry professionals & local audiences to witness quality filmmaking & network with artists. BIFF sets a standard of excellence and recognizes the importance of highlighting emerging talent which opens a gateway to expand their careers in the entertainment industry and help filmmakers with the evolution and distribution of their cinematic art.

Film Strip
bottom of page