The Broadway International Film Festival Los Angeles (BIFFLA) aims to bring back focus and interest to the Broadway corridor of downtown Los Angeles, as part of the Bringing Back Broadway Initiative.

BIFF will take place in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, and will feature an all inclusive agenda of film screenings, panels discussions, and a Gala Awards Dinner.

BIFFLA accomplishes this goal by focusing on the importance and the historical significance of this area by bringing a major event in which artists, political and city leaders, businesses and the community unite.

The purpose of the festival includes reaching all aspects of our community with the focus of placing Broadway as a cultural center of film diversity and a platform for the exposure of important topics that affect us all, with the opportunity for both emerging and established talent to showcase and publicize their material.

Various awards for various levels of film production value, film quality, and best films in each category will be presented.

Short Film must be 30 minutes maximum.

Feature Film must be more than 45 minutes and no more than 110 minutes.

All films will be screened before the festival. Someone from the production must be present to win.

BIFF-LA reserves its right to admit a film to the festival. Films accepted to the festival will be posted on the festival web-site (

Only complete and final versions of the films received before the deadline will
be accepted.

Multiple films on one DVD will be accepted. However, one complete application packet per film should be submitted.

Only films in DVD/BLUE-RAY NTSC format will be admitted.

Films will not be returned unless specifically requested by the filmmaker/production company. The cost of returning the film will be at the sender’s expense.

Broadway International Film Festival-Los Angeles reserves its right to use submitted films or part of these films for the festival’s promotional activities, unless prohibited due to: the film production company policies on the use of its film (in part or its entirety) or due to its copyrights restrictions.

Unless specifically stated, the organizers of the BIFFLA will rightfully assume that the use of a film (short or feature film) is authorized by the film’s director and/or producer/production company for all of Broadway International Film Festival - Los Angeles’ promotional and marketing strategies, for its award ceremony, BIFF-LA, the X College Latin American Video Film Festival, the “Corte Creativo” Film Festival, and/or South County Renaissance Project’s non-profit promotional fund-raising activities.

IMPORTANT: Broadway International Film Festival Los Angeles© is a production of Arco Del Triunfo Foundation, a non-profit organization. Proceeds of the Arco Del Triunfo Foundation and BIFFLA help subsidize art and technology-based programs for children in the Los Angeles city.

Film submissions post-marked or received after the final submissions deadline will be accepted on an as needed basis and may not appear in the official program.