Buenos Aires International Film Festival is the largest online festival in Argentina.
An IMDB eligible festival soon.

We believe that cinema is a magical tool that speaks a universal language, enabling the ability to unite people across the globe in an instant.
Our aim is to encourage independent filmmakers and professionals from all nationalities to share their passion worldwide through our channel. That is why Bue.IFF has been created, to break free from national boundaries and share this beautiful art form.

The Buenos Aires International Film Festival primarily focuses on short films but this year we have expanded our categories to include featured films too!
The members of our jury belong to a network of professionals, with years of experience in the industry.
The quality standard of this competition is very high and only awards the best films, so winners of this competition can be very proud of their achievement.

At the Buenos Aires International Film Festival, there will be 17 winners per edition, who will receive official certificates, with their respective laurels:

- Honorable Mention*
World Premiere on the Official Website of Bue.IFF.
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 100%

- Best Short Fiction
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Short Documental
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Short Experimental
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Short Animation
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Feature Fiction
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Feature Documental
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Music Video
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

- Best Virtual Reality
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

Additional Categories
(Only for Short Films)
- Best Actor / Actress
- Best Director
- Best Cinematography
- Best Soundtrack
- Best Screenplay
- Best Edition
- Best Trailer / Teaser (Shorts or Features)
- Best Poster (Shorts or Features)
Official Certificate and Laurel of Bue.IFF
Coupon Discount Annual Competition 50%

The Official Selection, Semifinalist and Finalist will receive a discount coupon of 15% for the Annual Competition or another quarterly season for any project.

* The Bue.IFF will premiere online the winning film of the "Honorable Mention".
The diffusion of the same will be in charge of the Festival. The premiere will be shown on the official channel, being a unique and accessible event for all the world's audiovisual viewers and filmmakers.

Terms & Regulation

FESTIVAL
1- The festival is quarterly season and accepts all types of film from all over the world, less than 20 minutes (short films), more than 60 minutes (feature films)
2- Films must have been completed after 1 January 2016. There is no premiere requirement. You can also submit the same project in the next season competition in case you haven't been officially selected in last editions.
3- All films must be presented in their original language with English or Spanish subtitle.
4- Additional categories (Director, Cinematography, etc.) will be evaluated separately, so they will be considered as separate categories, any movie has the possibility of winning them.
5- No work or artist will be either discriminated or favored by their country of origin, language, age, race, education, ideology, or by their economic resources. Every content, every form, every technique will be considered with no censorship of any kind.
6- Bue.IFF doesn’t download data or accept Dropbox submission. Please only send links to your media hosted on 3rd party servers such as Vimeo or YouTube.
7- In order to be fully and properly considered, films must be available to view through FilmFreeWays’s online screening interface.
8- The selection committees and juries decision are final.
9- In order to participate, the entrants must bear a nonrefundable entry fee.
10- Reviews will be made by the festival directors and will be published on the festival's official website.
(The inscriptions to the categories with Review, do not assure the entrance to the Official Selection, only its corresponding Review of 300 words and publication in the web and / or networks).
11- Filmmakers and screenwriters retain 100% all of the rights to their projects and materials that they submit to the Buenos Aires International Film Festival.
12- The Festival Management reserves the right to make changes in the profile of the festival if it becomes necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond his/her control.
12b- By submitting a film or any media through FilmFreeway, the Filmmaker agrees to grant the Festival the right to use the title, synopsis, and trailer of the Film for advertisement purposes, including using of those materials on the Festival's website.
12c- You agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, our officers, affiliates, employees, and partners from any and all claims and liability arising out of entering or transmitting your film or screenplay to the Buenos Aires International Film Festival (Bue.IFF).

AWARDS:
1- Selections will be in Official Selection, Semifinalist and Finalist. This is to ensure that submissions are correctly verified of their eligibility and judged only in their respected categories.
2- We are choosing the Winner of the category, only if submitted films/scripts/etc. to this category, meet enough high level. The Bue.IFF makes sure it assesses filmmakers to their highest standard. Only valuable films can recive the Winner certificate in the competition.
3- All season winners in each category will be announced at Bue.IFF website and social media platforms.
4- The "Honorable Mention" is an extra distinction of official competition. That is, in which the judges do not intervene, it is granted exclusively by the Festival directors. Here the film that has distinguished itself from the others will be awarded, in its general aspect, concept, aesthetics and / or particularly brilliant performance in its direction, photography, acting and / or script.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Scott Simerly

    We thoroughly enjoyed our film ‘Alien Guy Tim’ being selected to the Buenos Aires International Film Festival! The team was very responsive and supportive throughout the whole process. To top it all off, they honored us with the Best Screenplay Award. Thank you for a great festival experience!

    October 2019
  • Amazing Festival and great communication!

    October 2019
  • Victoria Yakubov Schneid

    Amazing Festival, true values, great passion!

    October 2019
  • Carly Bryant

    Thank you for awarding Best Feature to Needs Must Film's MY BLOOD IS RED in your splendid festival! And grateful to your for helping a shoestring-budget music documentary spread the message of what is happening in Brazi todayl

    October 2019
  • Livia Sampaio

    Muchas gracias por elegir el trailer de mi película "Plaits "( Trenzas en castellano ) como el mejor del mes !!!

    October 2019