Faris recently starred in the hit Sony comedy The House Bunny and her credits include the Scary Movie series, Smiley Face and Lost In Translation.
She will star next spring opposite Seth Rogen in Warner Bros' comedy Observe And Report and the Sony animated film Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs opposite Bill Hader.
Additional upcoming films include Universal's Kids In America opposite Topher Grace and the British ensemble comedy Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel with Simon Pegg.
'Anna Faris represents everything that is good about Hollywood's present and future,' BIFF founder and executive director Leslie Vanderpool said. 'Through the diverse roles she has taken on early in her career, she has displayed tremendous creativity and a marvelous gift for acting.'
The festival is scheduled to run from December 4-11.