For Visitors .
Welcome to Bayelsa International Film Festival. We’re glad for your visit to this site. We hope to see you in BIFF 2020.
Bayelsa is one of the rich oil producing states in the Southern region of Nigeria. Bayelsa is recorded as the first place where crude oil was discovered in Nigeria (Oloibiri, 1956), It is one of the places where the early missionaries and colonial masters resides to do all kinds of business. Bayelsa comprises of both fishermen and farmers. Bayelsa is situated in the riverine part of the country where a lot of indigenes resides by the sea shore and fish as their major occupation. Bayelsa state has so many hidden tourist sites that has not been explore by tourists and investors, Bayelsa hold beautiful and mind bubbling untold stories that are yet to be explored by great film makers and writers. Since the emergence of Nollywood in Nigeria, film makers has not truly explore the historical and captivating stories, livelihood, traditions and cultures of the Izon Nation known as Bayelsa.
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Bayelsa International Film Festival 2020 .
BIFF is a must attend film festival because it will be informative, entertaining and educative.
BAYELSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is established in this light to create a platform where our aspiring film makers will be trained by professionals through our master classes, have a round table discussion with great film makers and build business ties, get involved in the film festival and be inspired to produce competitive movies that will meet world standard, etc. BIFF is also established as a channel through which tourists and investors will come to Bayelsa and explore our tourist sites, have knowledge of our hospitable environment and develop interest to do business thereby creating jobs for our unemployed youths.