About Us

The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to presenting the emerging talents of independent filmmakers and screenwriters. The aim of our festival is to create a catalyst for these artists and industry professionals to share their work in a forum that is both educational and inspirational.  We strive to provide a unique and  engaging atmosphere for our attendees, comprised of sincere hospitality and an enthusiastic network. All of this is hosted just 90 miles east of Los Angeles and Hollywood, in the idyllic setting of the Big Bear Lake. Come see what MovieMaker Magazine has recognized as one of its Top 25 Festivals Worth The Entry Fee in 2010 and Top 50 Film Festivals in 2013 out of nearly 5,000 Film Festivals. The Big Bear Lake International Film Festival; works of beauty, shared in a beautiful place.

Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee


Meet the Festival Organizers . . .



  • info@bigbearfilmfestival.com
  • volunteers@bigbearfilmfestival.com
  • sponsors@bigbearfilmfestival.com
  • submissions@bigbearfilmfestival.com