About Bel-Air Film Fest
The Bel Air Film Festival (BAFF), was founded in 2008 by Melody Storm. The annual festival is held throughout Bel-Air and greater Los Angeles which promotes the appreciation and knowledge of film. BAFF strives to recognize top industry leaders, and fosters the development of up-and-coming filmmakers and their craft.
The Bel-Air Film Festival hosted its first inaugural red carpet gala at a private estate located in Bel-Air, CA. The festival has grown into an annual event, attracting thousands of attendees each year. The festival is well-attended by the local Los Angeles community that live and work nearby, members of the entertainment community, and many international filmmakers. The next Seventh Annual Film Festival takes place October 7th through 12th. In the heart of the film industry, BAFF promotes a greater appreciation and deeper knowledge of the art, craft, science, and commerce of film making. All films screened at BAFF are United States or World Premiere Films.
BAFF strives to screen World Premiere Films including a series of film panels hosted by elite producers, directors, covering the topics of film finance, and new trends in the entertainment industry. BAFF’s film categories include Feature Film, Documentary Film, Short Film, and Student Short Film. The festival hosts a special student film day recognizing upcoming talent. Each annual festival launches with a red carpet opening night gala and provides networking with the industry’s top leaders. Screenings have been held at private luxury estates in Bel-Air and at luxury theater venues throughout Los Angeles.