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|Each year in Spring we run
The IAC British International Amateur Film Festival
learn from the very best that amateur movie making has to offer ...
BIAFF 2013 - the festival will be held in Chesterfield, 18th -
21st April 2013. Follow the link for
programme and booking form.
The festival features the best films from
The IAC British International Amateur Film Competition 2013. (Now closed for entries.) Our Competition Manager explains the judging criteria and new young people's competition here.
IAC regions take turns hosting BIAFF and each adds its distinctive touches. The core event starts on a Friday evening and runs through to late Sunday afternoon. On Friday and Saturday there may be four or more "mini-cinemas" running at once and each showing different fascinating programmes of top films and runners-up. On Saturday night a gala banquet offers a chance to get to know other delegates and to recognise the achievements of outstanding people in the amateur film movement by awarding Fellowships. On Sunday we come together in one large hall for the screening of the major award-winning films and presentation of prizes. Most regions also organise an interesting programme of excursions and entertainments starting on the preceding Thursday afternoon and running through Friday.
Where possible the event takes place in a single building - often a large old-style hotel - so that delegates can mix and mingle between shows. Over the years the festival's name has changed. For many years it always took place in the capital and was called the LIAFF (London International ...). Then it became Movie nnnn (where nnn was the year).
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