6th Annual

Napa Valley Film Festival

November 09, 2016 to November 13, 2016

 
Category

Documentary Short

 

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
February 26, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00
Regular Deadline
April 8, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00
Late Deadline
May 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Student Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 24, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
Student Fee 60.00 55.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately September 2, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Project must not have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BLU-RAY
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  .MOV (Quicktime)

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 Short as selected by the NVFF jury.

Audience Choice Award
Favorite Documentary Short as determined by audience voting.

Category Rules

Documentary Short films under 20 minutes in length.

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.