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Burbank International Film Festival


Our mission is to promote up-and-coming artists by providing a gateway to expand their careers in the entertainment industry. We shine a light on the unknown artist of today, helping them become the celebrated filmmakers of tomorrow.


A beautiful custom-designed Crystal-based BIFF Award is presented to the winner in each category at the Star-Studded Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show.

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Burbank International Film Festival accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of entries during shipment to or from Burbank International Film Festival 


1. Entries must be postmarked by the date of the Intended Deadline.(i.e. Submission for Regular Deadline Submissions should be postmarked by December 31st, 2013 at the latest.) 


2. All entries must be in English.


3. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by the Festival Director.


4. Exceptions to the festival regulations must be authorized by the Festival Director.



The cost of shipping an entry to the festival must be paid by the entrant. Collect or C.O.D. shipment will not be accepted. All international entries must be sent "free domicile" to the Festival office with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper. Any brokerage fees charged to Burbank International Film Festival will be billed back to the shipper. Be sure to include all the proper customs documentation required by the shipping company.

Please waive the Delivery Signature requirements when mailing any submissions that require it.


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Suzan Battah Official Selection at the Burbank International Film Festival

Two of Suzan Battah's screenplays have been Nominated as Official Selections in the Adapted Screenplay Category of the Burbank Int'l Film Festival: "BaSatai: Outside In" and "Second Chance" (first nomination) 
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Kersten Places at Bev Hills Screenplay and Burbank Int'l Contests

Andrew Kersten's THE BOOK OF TOTH placed at two 2013 screenplays contest and continues to gain steam. Kersten was both a selection and finalist at the 2013 Burbank International Film Festival, and the Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest.  
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Chris Rossen - Official Selection "System-Upgrade" Burbank Film Festival

 Official Selection in the Burbank International Film Festival 2015
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Philip C. Sedgwick's script 'An Undocumented Rumor' wins Burbank Film Fest

'An Undocumented Rumor', penned by Philip C. Sedgwick, took top honors at the Burbank Film Festival 2016, winning best original screenplay.
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LUANA WINS at The Burbank International Film Festival

Danielle R Erlich's origin story LUANA was not only chosen as a finalist, but it has now **WON** Best Original Screenplay at The 2019 Burbank International Film Festival!
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