Big Island Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Big Island Film Festival

SINCE: 2006

WHERE: Mauna Lani Resort, Waikoloa, HawaiI, USA

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Big Island Film Festival at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawai’i takes place annually during Memorial Day Weekend on the beautiful and dramatic Island of Hawai’i, the “Big Island.”

In Hawai’i, we love storytelling. And our film festival is about narrative films, celebrating indie films, with shorts and features from Hawai’i and around the world.

In a relaxed, unhurried tropical atmosphere, you can engage with filmmakers and their families, celebrities and industry professionals.

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Film Featuring Sophia Grace and Rosie from Ellen Show Among Lineup for 9th Big Island Film Festival

Film Featuring Sophia Grace and Rosie from Ellen Show Among Lineup for 9th Big Island Film Festival

 Sophia Grace and Rosie’s Royal AdventureSophia Grace and Rosie’s Royal Adventure

The 9th Big Island Film Festival at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i (BIFF) has announced its 48 Official Selections, to be screened May 22-26, 2014.  On Thursday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m., BIFF’s Grand Opening will include a free sampler of short films.

On Friday, May 23, the festival will present Warner Brothers, “Sophia Grace and Rosie’s Royal Adventure.” The brand-new film stars British cousins, Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award Winners and frequent guests of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. In the movie, to be released May 20 on DVD, the girls are Ellen’s special correspondents, sent to cover the coronation of a new queen.

2011 Big Island Film Festival awards; Noah Wyle’s “Queen of the Lot,” wins Best Feature

2011 Big Island Film Festival awards; Noah Wyle’s “Queen of the Lot,” wins Best Feature

Twelve films received Golden Honu Awards at the 6th Annual Big Island Film Festival today. Best Feature went to “Queen of the Lot,” starring Tanna Frederick and Noah Wyle, written and directed by Henry Jaglom, produced by Rosemary Marks. Celebrity actresses Sarah Wayne Callies (“The Walking Dead”) and Hilo’s own Kristina Anapau (“Black Swan”) were present to receive special “No Ka Oi” awards from Big Island Film Festival Executive Director Leo Sears. Winners were selected […]

63 films from Hawaii and around the world at 2011 Big Island Film Festival

63 films from Hawaii and around the world at 2011 Big Island Film Festival

Hawaii stars including celebrity honorees Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), and Kristina Anapau (Black Swan) will help celebrate independent narrative filmmaking at the 6th Annual Big Island Film Festival (BIFF) running May 11-15, 2011 event at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai‘i and The Shops at Mauna Lani. BIFF 2011 will showcase 63 independent narrative films from 7 countries, 10 of them filmed in Hawaii, including:-All Collected Things, looking back at a love story. Michael Tanji […]