Big Bear Lake International Film Festival Competition Open for Entries

Posted By Staff

The entry period for the 14th annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF) is still open, with films coming in from across the United States and around the world. BBLIFF’s film competition is open to domestic and foreign films in eight categories: Feature Films, Short Films, Documentaries, Animation, Student Films and Family Films. The screenwriting competition accepts feature length screenplays of all genres. The festival presents over $20,000 in prizes each year.

The remaining deadlines are as follows:

April 1, 2013: Late Deadline, Entry Fee $50
April 7, 2013: Extended Deadline, Entry Fee $60
Big Bear Locals Entry Fee $35

May 31, 2013 postmark: Late Deadline, $50/$35 Big Bear Mountain Resorts Connection
June 17, 2013 postmark: Extended Deadline, $70

BBLIFF was founded in 2000 to showcase independent films and screenplays within the idyllic setting of Big Bear Lake. Our festival is highly creative, filmmaker-friendly and educational on all aspects of the film industry, with industry professionals acting as jurors, panelists and lecturers, as well as participating in several casual networking events.

Complete guidelines on film and screenplay entries are at:

More questions? Call 909.866.3433 or email