Behind the Scenes Event (August 30th)


Learn how the festival provides opportunities for filmmakers to make industry connections, how the festival is organized, and hear about the highlights of the upcoming event (September 8-11).

Behind the Scenes of the Burbank International Film Festival will be presented by members of the festival Board of Directors, President Kurt Patino, Artistic Director Jeff Rector, and the festival's Director of Submissions and Programming, Brad Bucklin. Their discussion will include details about:

  • how the festival is organized

  • how to navigate the festival

  • how to get the most out of your festival experience

  • and some of the highlights of this year's events and screenings.


They will also talk about the opportunities the festival offers filmmakers for making industry connections and the festival's volunteer and internship opportunities.

Those attending this event will be able to participate in a opportunity drawing for tickets to select screenings and events.


Buena Vista Branch Library

300 North Buena Vista Street,

Burbank, CA, 91505


The Buena Vista Branch Library is located on Buena Vista Street near Olive Avenue in Burbank’s Media District. It is a one-story building.