Festival Name: Boulder International Film Festival
Location: Boulder, CO, United States
The Boulder International Film Festival, sponsored by the Colorado Film Society, is held annually on President's Day Weekend in Boulder, Colorado, USA, and has developed a reputation as one of the most influential young film festivals in the U.S., with an extraordinary number of new-but-unknown feature films, documentaries and shorts that have gone on from early screenings at BIFF to significant box-office success and multiple Oscar nominations. Over 13,000 filmmakers, national media, special guests and film enthusiasts attended the four-day BIFF 2008.
The Festival has been proud to host and celebrate some of independent film’s most talented players, including legendary Indie filmmakers Michael and Mark Polish “The Polish Brothers” (Twin Falls Idaho, Northfork, The Astronaut Farmer), Golden-Globe nominated actress Maria Bello (A History of Violence, The Cooler, Thank You for Smoking), Academy-Award nominated writer and director Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, 28 Days, Catch and Release, In Her Shoes), Director Jon Poll (Charlie Bartlett, Producer - The 40-Year Old Virgin) and renowned Hollywood screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Go, The Nines) along with many other independent filmmakers, directors, producers and stars including Academy-Award nominee Eric Roberts, and Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld).
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