Filmmakers

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The IBFF accepts submissions all year round. Eligibility deadlines for specific festival events are posted here as they are announced. more>

FUNDING

Buddhist Film Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and offers a program of fiscal sponsorship for eligible film project fundraising. There is also provision for modest grantmaking for subtitling and release funding for overseas films of merit. more>

DISTRIBUTION AND SALES

Festival Media is the distribution arm of BFF. Any film accepted for inclusion in IBFF events that doesn’t have North American distribution (educational and home video/DVD) arrangements in place may apply for distribution through Festival Media. more>

Festival Media also offers filmmakers access to its DVD design and production services, including authoring, package design, promotional materials and replication. See Services and contact the for more information.