7th Annual

Napa Valley Film Festival

November 08, 2017 to November 12, 2017

 
Category

Narrative Feature

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 3, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
April 7, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 19, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 80.00
Student Fee 80.00 75.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 1, 2017

RUNTIME
Features: From 50 minutes to 150 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Northern California (for Competition only)

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
HDCAM    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> One-Sheet Art - Postcards
> One-Sheet Art - Posters
> Statement by the Director

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Audience Favorite Narrative Feature
Favorite U.S. Narrative Feature as determined by audience voting. Films selected for the U.S. Narrative Feature Competition are eligible.

Meadowood Best Narrative Feature
Best Narrative Feature as selected by the NVFF jury. Films selected for the U.S. Narrative Feature Competition are eligible.
Sponsor:Meadowood Napa Valley
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Best Ensemble Cast
Determined by NVFF Jury. The winner will receive a large format bottle of wine from one of the festival's wine partners.

Best Screenplay
Determined by NVFF jury.

Category Rules

Films entered in this category must be at least 50 minutes in length and, if interested in qualifying for competition, must originate in the U.S.

Regarding exhibition formats:
The NVFF operates 12-14 individual screening venues. Acceptable exhibition formats vary by venue and may include (but are not necessarily limited to) HDCam, DCP, and Blu Ray disc. The festival requests DVD and/or Blu Ray disc back up copies to accompany all exhibition formats. By entering your film you agree to work with NVFF to provide compatible exhibition format(s) and back ups.