Beaufort International Film Festival

Beaufort International Film Festival
PO Box 910
Beaufort, United States

Tel: 843-522-3196
Fax: 843-522-3472

2018, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Tue 31st Oct 17
Wed 21st Feb to Sun 25th Feb

2017, Finished
Wed 15th Feb to Sun 19th Feb

Festival Overview

The mission of the Beaufort International Film Festival is to enliven our community by fostering and developing a rich appreciation for the art of filmmaking.

The Beaufort Film Society will present the 11th annual festival February 21 -25, 2018. . The purpose of the festival is to recognize aspiring filmmakers of almost every genre to include independent film, animation, short and long features,documentaries, and screenwriting.

It is also an opportunity to showcase the beautiful film-friendly region of Beaufort and the South Carolina Sea Islands. For the past quarter of a century Beaufort has served as the backdrop for more than 20 major motion pictures, to include Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, The Prince of Tides,and many more. Sweeping marsh vistas, antebellum homes, and quiet charm of the old south welcome a new generation of filmmakers.


Jean Ribaut Crystal Award
Awards are presented in the areas of Feature, Shorts, Documentaries, Student, Animation, andScreenplay, Also awards are given for Best Comedy, Audience Choice, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director.


Animation Documentary Drama Independent Short Student

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Ron Tucker
Rebecca Tucker
Vice President
Recent Festival News News
7th Apr 2010 Beaufort International Film Festival
5th Apr 2006 Beaufort Film Festival


Open to the public


The festival attendance is open to anyone. For details refer to Entry cannot be available in it's entirety for free on any video platform like YouTube, Vimeo, or other.


Screeners are accepted in .mp4 or .mov files. Also acceptingi DVD. Exhibition format is DVD or Blu-Ray (preferred).



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