B-EST International Film Festival
Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Start Month: April
Just like Sarajevo or Karlovy-Vary, Sofia IFF or Warsaw IFF, have made a name for themselves as one of the most important East-European film festivals, Bucharest has become (thanks to BIFF) the host of an event that is widely acknowledged in Europe and that has had, over a period of 10 years, a very wide audience present at the festival.
Features: 35mm. Shorts and documentaries: BETA (SP, SX, Digital), DVCAM, DVD. Films must be produced one year before the festival and be subtitled in English.
Submission Deadline: February
None or Unknown
Awards / Prizes:
B-EST IFF Trophy – 2500 USD; Best Directing – 1500 USD; Best Screenplay – 1000 USD;
Best Cinematography – 1000 USD; Best Documentary – 500 USD; Best Short film – 500 USD;
Best Student Short film – 500 USD; Audience Award – 1000 USD
Contact: Dana Dimitriu (firstname.lastname@example.org)