The 6th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival (Updated)

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Update 3: The Beaufort Film Festival has rounded out another year of building on success.

The Island Packet has a closing remarks piece with a list of this year's winners; take a read here.

If you missed our introduction to the 2012 festival, it's below, and you can read our report from the opening night ceremony over here.

Until 2013!

Update 2: This is it folks, the final screening day of the festival!

Update: Check out the trailers over here.

The Beaufort International Film Festival is ready to invade our town!

Nearly 200 entries were collected, and from those entries, 25 independent films and six screenplays were selected for your enjoyment. The schedule of events is vast, including the following:

  • Thursday, February 16 - Film screenings run from 9 a.m. until the last film begins at 4 p.m. These screenings are followed by a Screenwriters Table Read at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each.
  • Friday, February 17 - Film screenings run from 9 a.m. until the last film begins at 7 p.m. 
  • Saturday, February 18 - Film screenings run from 9 a.m. until the last film begins at 1:40 p.m. These screenings are followed by the Awards Ceremony Cocktail Hour at 7 p.m. and the Awards Presentation at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 each.

All events take place at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Center for the Arts (801 Carteret St.). Individual film screenings are $5, or you can purchase the Unlimited Film Pass and enjoy the screenings and Awards Ceremony for only $75. Daily film passes are $30 each for Thursday and Friday and $20 for Saturday. To be able to enjoy all the events, purchase the All Events Pass for $125 (Beaufort Film Society members only have to pay $100).

The schedule is below and we'll be previewing the films during the next two weeks.

Tickets may be purchased online at the Beaufort International Film Festival website. You can also pay at the door or purchase in-person at the Beaufort Film Society Office (708 Carteret St.) or the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center (715 Craven St.).

To read more about film festival in the area, head over to our topic page — and we'll be sure to keep you posted with related events and news as the festival approaches.