October 14th to 23rd 2016. 10 days, Multiple Venues, 200+ films, 50+ Sessions, World & Australian Premieres. The range of films we screen is diverse and dynamic – Our team is passionate about supporting independent filmmakers in all stages of their careers and we believe in creating positive opportunities wherever possible – showcasing the amazing works of talented creatives to an open, intelligent audience as well as some well connected, highly respected Judges.
BBFF encourages filmmakers and audiences to ‘Open Their Aperture’ – to open their eyes, minds and hearts to new possibilities and experiences.
BBFF's HQ is the Byron Community Centre, 69 Johnson St, our other venues include the Northern Rivers finest boutique independent cinemas - Byron's Pighouse Flicks, and the Palace Cinema, Lismore's Starcourt Theatre, Ballina Fair Cinemas and Murwillumbah's Regent Cinema.
The festival features an award for the Best Young Australian Filmmaker which is open to Australian Director’s under 25 and offers young Australian filmmakers reduced entry fees for their films.
All films entered will automatically be considered for nomination in any award categories that the film might qualify for during the selection process. BBFF awards include but are not limited to Best Film, Documentary, Short Film, Drama, Cinematography, Surf Film, Animation, Experimental Film, Environmental Film, Music Video, Best Young Australian Filmmaker (open to Australian Director’s and Producer’s under 25.) & an award for the Best Local Film.
Catch Byron Bay International Film Festival 2016 from October 14 – 23 at Byron Community Centre. Our Cabarita Apartments are close to Byron Community Centre.
Our spacious studio apartments are complete with kitchen facilities, ensuite, an LCD TV, a computer desk and free internet access. The one bedroom apartment also has wireless internet access and a private balcony. There’s also the two bedroom penthouse for friends and families. The penthouse is suitable for four guests. It includes two bathrooms, a lounge, dining area, a balcony, a mezzanine bedroom with a spa bath, and many other amenities.
For booking information, please visit http://cabaritalakes.etourism.net.au
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