Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) is arranged anually in October. The festival was arranged for the first time in 2000, when Bergen was a European Capital of Culture.
BIFF's main venue is at the municipal cinema Bergen Kino. Since 2004 the festival has been arranged at the new multiplex cinema Magnus Barfot. Bergen International Film Festival AS is 100% owned by Bergen Kino AS.
Festival director and head of programming is Tor Fosse. He came from the film society movement, and was key person in establishing and running the theatrical distribution company Arthaus and Troms? International Film Festival.