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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

NVFF’s program includes competitive screenings of 100+ new independent films for our audiences to enjoy and discuss with over 300 attending filmmakers, actors, writers, directors, producers and industry executives; with countless opportunities for artist-audience interaction, inspiring student programs, Celebrity Tributes, and our exclusive Artist-in-Residence Program.

COMPETITION

Industry experts decide the Juried Awards and audience ranking determines the Audience Awards. Awards are presented at a festive Awards Ceremony on Saturday night before the Festival Gala. Competitive categories include:

  • Narrative Features
  • Narrative Shorts
  • Documentary Features
  • Documentary Shorts
  • Verge Features (edgier fare)
  • Verge Shorts (edgier fare)

SUBMISSIONS TO NVFF18 ARE NOW CLOSED.

Mentors | Panelists | Moderators

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

The directors of our Narrative and Documentary Feature Films are accepted into our unique Artists-in-Residence Program in partnership with the incomparable Meadowood Napa Valley. These 20 or so talented filmmakers network with their peers, learn from industry mentors, and mingle with patrons and other Meadowood guests at a slew of intimate events. Meadowood also sponsors the twin $10,000 cash prizes awarded by the Jury for Best Narrative and Best Documentary Feature.

Industry Events

We are committed to supporting the careers of working independent filmmakers and developing audiences who appreciate this exceptional and important storytelling art-form.

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NVFF18 • NOV 7 - 11

NVFF18 • NOV 7 – 11