5th Annual

Napa Valley Film Festival

November 11, 2015 to November 15, 2015

 
Category

Documentary Feature Competition, sponsored by Meadowood Napa Valley

 

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 6, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
April 17, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Student Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 22, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 19, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 90.00 80.00
Student Fee 75.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 4, 2015

RUNTIME
Features: From 40 minutes to 150 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2014

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from U S A

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Northern California

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    

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.

1st Place
Best Documentary Feature as selected by the NVFF jury. Films selected for the U.S. Documentary Feature Competition are eligible.
Sponsor:Meadowood Napa Valley
Cash Award Value: 10,000 U.S. Dollar

Audience Choice Award
Favorite U.S. Documentary Feature as determined by audience voting. Films in the U.S. Documentary Competition are eligible.

Category Rules

Films entered in this category must be at least 50 minutes in length and 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.