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Each year we run BIAFF


learn from the very best that world
amateur movie making has to offer ...

Results of earlier festivals

At the festival you can:

  • see many of the entries from the Competition and all the winners.
  • see the best AV sequences from the IAC Peter Coles International AV Competition.
  • meet fellow amateur film enthusiasts from around the world
  • talk to top award winners
  • take a long weekend break and visit nearby places of interest.

After BIAFF 2014 Jill Lampert wrote about judging for BIAFF - what happens and how it is all organised.

The core event starts on a Friday evening and runs through to late Sunday afternoon. On Saturday there will be a programme of fascinating films from the festival. On Saturday night a social event offers a chance to get to know other delegates and to recognise the achievements of outstanding people in the amateur film movement with the awarding of Fellowships. On Sunday we come together in a cinema for the screening of the major award-winning films and presentation of prizes.

Over the years the festival's name has changed. For many years it always took place in the capital and was called the London International Amateur Film Festival. Then it became Movie 1999 / 2000 and so on.

Earlier years

Movie 1999 | Movie 2000 | Movie 2001 | Movie 2002 | Movie 2003 

BIAFF 2004       BIAFF 2008       BIAFF 2012       BIAFF 2016       BIAFF 2020      
BIAFF 2005       BIAFF 2009       BIAFF 2013       BIAFF 2017       BIAFF 2021      
BIAFF 2006       BIAFF 2010       BIAFF 2014       BIAFF 2018      
BIAFF 2007       BIAFF 2011       BIAFF 2015       BIAFF 2019      

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