The First NVFF Rising Star Showcase

The Napa Valley Film Festival is excited to announce our first ever Rising Star Showcase! This year, in partnership with our friends at Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards, we are introducing an exciting new event. This beautiful winery location will serve as the backdrop for a moderated panel discussion with six talented young actors [...]

By | 2017-10-06T13:10:59+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Conversation with Acumen Winemaker Henrik Poulsen

Born in Denmark, the Director of Winemaking and Executive Manager of Acumen Wines, Henrik Poulsen, fell in love with wine at an early age (14). From here, he began working in a high-end wine retail shop in Copenhagen. While he enjoyed his work, he knew his ultimate aspiration was to be a winemaker — [...]

By | 2017-10-06T12:37:28+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Meet The Hess Collection Lioness

Five generations of the Hess family and the recent celebration of its 30th vintage prove The Hess Collection is still pushing boundaries on Mount Veeder. Yet what is immediately interesting about The Hess Collection is the release of their newest Icon Wine, The 2015 Lioness Chardonnay. A long-time emblem for the Hess family, The [...]

By | 2017-09-27T13:32:29+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

Italics Winegrowers: Indulgence, Italicized

For most new wineries, there’s a sense of intense competition as they begin to establish themselves among all the Napa Valley stalwarts who have staked a claim to the land and, more importantly, to the loyal hearts of the many wine connoisseurs who come to the region. Yet with an emphatic meaning behind their name and [...]

By | 2017-09-22T14:09:27+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

Announcing the Winners of the Inaugural NVFF Screenplay Competition

With nearly 400 entries into the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) inaugural Screenplay Competition — sponsored with ScreenCraft and Coverfly — NVFF is happy to announce the two Grand Prize-winning screenplays and the 17 Finalists. The two Grand Prize Winners will take part in NVFF’s exclusive Artists-in-Residence (AIR) program — which includes a six-night [...]

By | 2017-09-19T15:41:01+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Festival, News|0 Comments

Bring on the Bubbly

The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is excited to announce JCB by Jean-Charles Boisset as the Official Sparkling Wine Sponsor for NVFF17. The ultimate film, food, and wine festival, NVFF lights up Wine Country during the most colorful time of the year. NVFF features over 120 new independent films, studio sneak previews, and filmmaker Q&A’s in gorgeous [...]

By | 2017-08-17T08:06:59+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

NVFF 2017: The Narrative and Documentary Films in Core Competition

The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is proud to announce the Narrative and Documentary Feature Films in core competition during NVFF17, November 8-12. Every year, the filmmakers in competition participate in our Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program, and receive a six-night stay at Meadowood Napa Valley, a luxurious resort and spa. During the first two days [...]

By | 2017-09-19T16:16:57+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Festival, Film, News|0 Comments

Behind the Vines: Wolf Family Vineyards

Wine tasting is a transporting experience from the sound of the clink-and-cheers, to the taste that allows you to vividly recall a special moment; and visiting places where the wine is made like Wolf Family Vineyards in St. Helena, is truly magical.It’s sipping a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon next to a lush vineyard setting or [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:39:38+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Festival, Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

The Team Unseen: NVFF’s Creative Partners

Each year, NVFF relies on the remarkable and enduring support of our creative partners to induce the magic of the Festival. From the event production and coverage to the beautiful photography and signage, the NVFF website, the annual Program Guide and marketing—all of it cannot be accomplished without these creative minds and dedicated men and [...]

By | 2017-03-20T17:58:08+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments

Vince Debuts at NVFF16

Yes, NVFF is the Ultimate Film, Food and Wine Experience, but when Hollywood comes rolling into town that means fashion is center stage as well. The festival has plenty of opportunities to step up your style game from galas and redcarpet events, to film going and wine tasting in upscale wine country venues (would you [...]

By | 2017-08-14T14:39:48+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Festival, News|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12