About Us


The Buenos Aires Film Festival (BAFF) is an online film monthly competition that allows filmmakers from around the world to present own work that will be evaluated by a jury composed of professionals in the industry, in order to compete with the other works and win the grand prize.

The BAFF is structured as follows:

Monthly competition.

Each month, our jury selects the winners through private screenings for each category (). After that we publish the winners list and we notify filmmakers by e-mail. Only the monthly winners (finalists) for each category will also compete for the annual competition.

Annual competition.

Once a year our jury will decide the best films of the year.

PRIZE MONEY ($ 3,000)
  • Best Narrative Feature
  • Best Documentary Feature
  • Best Narrative Short
  • Best Animation
  • Best Experimental
  • Best Documentary Short
  • Best Student Film
  • Best Micro Film
  • Best Web Series
  • Best Music Video

All monthly winners receive a certificate and a laurel (in JPG), ready for printing.

Every year in January the best films will receive a certificate as “Best Film of the Year”, a laureal and one review that will be present on our site. We will also work on our platforms to best advrtise all winning films. Films registered in more than one category will have a greater chance of be a finalist and win the Best Film of the Year certificate.

  • Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
  • Entry fees are non-refundable
  • The films will not be available online.
  • Films which were made after 2013
  • Movies will NEVER be shown online. 
  • Will there be screenings? The BAFF awards is no traditional film festival and has no screenings.

  • Do you also accept feature films and / or scripts? No, we only accept short films.

  • Will my film be shown online? Your film will NEVER be shown online.

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