The BoVi FIlm Festival, founded in 2011 at Boise State University, showcases and celebrates student work in film. Students from all over the world come together in a professional theatre environment and are allowed the opportunity to show their film talents, BoVi also offers the prestige of film awards to creators. BoVi is open to any and all genres of films. Attending BoVi is free and we look forward to seeing you there!

Bronco Category:
This is to highlight the work of current Boise State Students in their own separate category

Submission Fees*:
Early Bird - Free
Regular - $5
Late - $10

*Fees waived for international submissions

Best Picture
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Screenplay
Best Cinematography

1. We accept only student films

2. Boise State University students can submit to the Boise State specific categories

3. Non-English language films must include English subtitles

4. Films must be under 20 minutes in length

5. Extremist political/religious films will not be accepted

6. Films submitted for entry must be in an online format (vimeo, youtube, etc)

7. If your film is chosen for screening we will contact you by email 4 weeks before the festival

8. BoVi is authorized to use clips of your film for promotional purpose

9. Any music used must be within the public domain or permitted for use by the publishers

Overall Rating
  • Shannon Meilak

    I was unable to attend the festival, but it looked like a great opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their film and meet like minded people.

    June 2019
  • thank you for taking the time to organize the festival and giving "I am Zal" the chance to be a part of this great event. for me, it was a golden opportunity and I look forward to the future editions. keep up the good work!

    May 2019