Boulder International Film Festival
BIFF offers filmmakers superb hospitality, excellent exposure opportunities and huge, enthusiastic audiences, all combining to create an incredible festival experience. Filmmakers enjoy luxurious accommodations and receive a VIP pass to the legendary parties and galas. Great food and drink, skiing just 45 minutes from Boulder, and fantastic parties every night all add up to one of the most welcoming, filmmaker-friendly festivals on the circuit.
BIFF attracts more than 20,000 film enthusiasts, media, and industry each year, and has been proud to host and celebrate some of film's most talented artists, including Award-winning actors Martin Sheen and William H. Macy at BIFF 2012, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone and Oscar-nominated actor James Franco at BIFF 2011 (one week before he hosted the Academy Awards) and Oscar-nominated actor Alec Baldwin at BIFF 2010 (three weeks before he hosted the Academy Awards).
2009 | 12 - 15 February
On the Line
Germany | 2007 | 29:45
Director: Reto Caffi
A department store security guard is racked by guilt after not helping the victim of a fight in the subway.
United States | Feb 2008 | 5:50
Director: Bill Plympton
This is the third film in the DOG series. In this episode our plucky hero joins the fire company to save the world from house fires and gain the affec...
Ireland | May 2007 | 10:53
Director: Steph Green
Based on a short story by Roddy Doyle this poignant and comedic short film deftly captures the experience of being the new boy in school through the e...
Denmark | 2002 | 15:00
Director: Brigitte Stærmose
Linda is 12 and she is bored. It seems to her that nothing matters and nothing ever really happens. But on this day she meets an older man. Linda is a...
Australia | 2007 | 9:00
Director: Nash Edgerton
Jack and Jill are always hurting each other’s feelings. But like Mum said, "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye."
Short film types screened
Fiction / Live action
Competition and rewards
No cash awards
No screening fees