Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival

Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival
3840 E. Robinson Rd., Ste 166
Amherst, NY, United States

Tel: 716-432-1065

Wed 18th Sep to Sat 21st Sep
Submission deadline: Sun 30th Jun 19

Festival Overview

The BNFF is a film festival like no other! Not only does the BNFF capture the essence of what filmmaking is all about, but it also captures the essence of the filmmakers themselves, providing the atmosphere and the go-to connections for their next films, locations and everything under the sun.

Looking forward to making your connection in our region that loves the arts and has produced many famous industry icons both behind the camera, on the screen, and abroad.

The BNFF is committed to providing ample opportunities to fellow filmmakers and all others in bringing cinematographic arts and other related entertainment products to Western New York through high-profile community events, talent, productions and films from around the country and the world.


With the backdrop of Niagara Falls, many Buffalo Historical Sites, our BNFF Walk Of Fame "Trail Of The Stars", FREE Workshops, Prizes, Beautiful Crystal Awards, Many Special Guests and our Vast Wine Country Tours, the BNFF has become one of the most enjoyable places to not only visit but to promote your films and screenplays in one of the most unique places in the country.

Cash, Awards & Prizes are only one part of this great festivals amenities. Don't miss out on this great opportunity and festival to get your name and projects recognition out there.

Big awards, connections, over 28 categories and opportunities to collect on!


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language French Gay and Lesbian Historical Horror Independent Jewish Music Video Musical National Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Student Thriller TV War Western Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Bill Cowell
Recent Festival News News
1st Mar 2017 BNFF 2017 - Now Accepting Submissions
17th Nov 2013 November Deadline Approaching
3rd Nov 2013 Accepting Submissions Now
12th Oct 2011 BNFF Call For Entries


Open to the public


The BNFF Film & Screenplay Competitions are open to EVERYONE! FROM THE AMATEUR TO THE PROFESSIONAL!


We accept DVD (NTSC), online, and more


Standard Fee - $55

All fees and deadlines are available through film freeway at https://filmfreeway.com/BuffaloNiagaraInternationalFilmFestival

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