2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

We are delighted to recap another successful year which demonstrates the profound difference that your support continues to make in nurturing the existing local independent filmmaking community while attracting the next generation of filmmakers.

This year, Brad Bailey, one of our student filmmaker grantees, won a Student Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) for Hale . We are thrilled that three BFF-awarded student filmmakers have now been nominated for student Academy Awards. See below for more news about BFF-awarded student films that are winning student Oscar nominations plus recognition at national and international film festivals!

VIEW THE FULL YEAR IN REVIEW

Honorable Tom Bates receives a special award for his service to BFF. click to view

BFF 2016 grant winners honored.
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WORKSHOP: BEFORE YOU TIE THE KNOT

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PSA: NO ONE BUT LYDIA

PSA: RIDING MY WAY BACK