About the Festival


This festival takes place on the grounds of a Christian ministry. Films containing profanity, nudity even if artistic, sexually explicit scenes, simulated sex or excessive violence will NOT be accepted. NO horror films will be accepted. Submissions containing such materials are ineligible for screening.

The following films are ideal for this festival

  1. Faith-based films with Christian values

  2. Inspirational films with themes that exemplify moral standards in accordance with  traditional family values

  3. Films that inspire faith, courage, hope, love, peace and contain generally uplifting messages

  4. Films that promote high moral standards and behaviors

  1. Films created in or containing any language other than English must be subtitled in English.

  2. Competition is open to anyone who wishes to enter.

  3. Films produced, primarily financed, or initiated by a major Hollywood film studio are ineligible for competition.

  4. Films must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2011 and must be completed at the time of submission. No rough cuts accepted.

  5. Films must be available for screening during the festival, February 7-9, 2019

By submitting a film to the JIFF, the filmmaker agrees to allow the film to be screened at the festival, and to allow short portions of the film to be used by BarriVision Productions, the producer of the festival and the JIFF for promotional purposes. 

The Prodigy - 1st Place Winner

2017 BarriVision FIlms. 

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