8th Annual

Napa Valley Film Festival

November 07, 2018 to November 11, 2018

 
Category

Documentary Short

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 23, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
April 6, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
May 11, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 8, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 31, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 49 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2017

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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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.

Best Documentary Short
Best Documentary Short as selected by the NVFF jury.

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

Category Rules

Films entered in this category must not exceed 49 minutes in length.

Regarding exhibition formats:
NVFF operates 12 individual screening venues. Acceptable exhibition formats vary by venue and may include (but are not necessarily limited to) digital files such as an .mov or 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.