The International Students Association of East Tennessee State University presents the first ever Buccaneer International Film Festival (BIFF). We are glad to bring an event that will be able to unite the world in our beautiful Appalachian area, through the art of filmmaking. This competitive event is to raise the awareness and education the various cultures that exist in the world, united under the name of film. We call out to every college-level talent throughout the world to showcase their skills in the art of filmmaking, and for a chance to promote unity and peace worldwide as we celebrate our diverse heritage as human beings. The Buccaneer International Film festival strives on promoting this unity, as well as holding a place where we can come together to appreciate the beautiful art of film.

Categories –

Best Narrative (fiction)
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best ETSU Film
Audience Award

Cash Prizes.


Student films
Under 15 minutes
English or other languages with English subtitles
No copyright infringement
Must have cultural or multicultural content
Submission and payment via FilmFreeway