Filmmakers

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The International Buddhist Film Festival (IBFF) accepts submissions all year round. Eligibility deadlines for specific festival events are posted here as they are announced. more>

FUNDING

Buddhist Film Foundation, Inc. (BFF) 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.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND DISTRIBUTION CONSULTING

BFF offers unique access to interested film audiences in several key markets in North America. Engaging those audiences in screenings (theatrical and semi-theatrical) and other associated public events is one of the key skills BFF has developed and offers to filmmakers and distributors. more>