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Burien Film Festival is an annual celebration of Hyperlocal and International short films which takes

place in Burien, Washington, and has now embraced the virtual world!  

2021 Events

The most up-to-date information:

The Winners of the 2021 BFF International Short Film Festival 

Best Film:  'Otava', Slovenia, dir. by Lana Bregar
Best Director:  'Red Bucket on The Head', China, dir. by Shu Geng Shi
Best Cinematography:  'Worm', Uzbekistan, Directed by Abror Samugjanov
Best Actor:  Mehrbanoo Batebi, 'Inner Self', Iran
Best Lighting:  'Abjurants', Italy, Valerio Coccoli
Best Sound:  'The Deceased', Isreal, Ori Kadishay
Best Screenplay:  'Sofia', Belgium, Gaspard Le Dourner & Toni Isabella Valenzi
Best Art Direction:  'We, The Beasts', Bolivia, Sol A. Calle

The Burien Film Festival partners with Film Festival Flix to power our virtual film festival.

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The Burien Film Festival (BFF) was founded by John White and Shelli Park in December 2014.  


The first Burien Film Festival was held in conjunction with the 3rd Annual Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2015.  Entries had to be five minutes in length, include a Man in Black and Alien chase scene, and feature local Burien businesses.  


The winning entry of the first BFF was:



directed by Mitch Olsen

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