Block Island Film Festival

Block Island Film Festival
P.O. Box 881
Block Island, United States

Tel: 209-404-4106

2019, Finished
Tue 11th Jun to Sat 15th Jun

Festival Overview

The Block Island Film Festival is a global consortium of screenwriting and filmmaking talent, both students and professionals, on the resort island of Block Island 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island. Attending filmmakers compete and share ideas about the film business and filmmaking process.


Participating filmmaking talent competes in six competition categories: feature film/screenplay, short film/screenplay and student shirt film/screenplay. Winners and runner-ups in each category are selected from a pool of five finalists. Filmmakers compete for the Laurel Wreath award and other cash prizes.


Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Drama Educational Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV War Western Women

Apply via Film Freeway

Apply via External Website

Known festival contacts Contacts
Cash Shuman
Jami Newell
Director of Operations & Programming


Open to the public


See the rules and guidelines in the FAQ section on the BIFF website.


See the FAQ section on the BIFF website.


Reference the categories and fees section on the BIFF website.

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