Free Opportunity for Local Youth Filmmakers in BIFF!

Young Filmmakers, join us this fall at the Buffalo International Film Festival! Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center and BIFF are seeking new, creative works for our Local Student showcase.

Local filmmakers under 18 can submit work under 15 minutes for FREE – the best films, chosen by Squeaky Wheel’s youth jury will play on the big screen, Saturday, October 12 at the Buffalo International Film Festival!

Filmmakers chosen by the jury will receive their own BIFF filmmaker badge, have access to all BIFF screenings, walk the red carpet at the North Park Theatre and participate in a post-screening Q & A with the audience!

 Submission and more information can be found here.


Submission Guidelines:

Principal Filmmakers must be under 18 years old at the time of making the film

If you are submitting for a student please contact for details Films can be no longer than 15 minutes including titles and credits

Excerpts of longer works will be considered All submissions must be either Vimeo or YouTube link Selected Filmmakers will be asked to provide a screener version of their film.