Dear Student Filmmaker,
The 2020 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is now open for film submissions. We are looking to help students promote their vision and creativity within the industry. The Festival would like to provide you with a special discounted $20.00 submission fee for students and encourage you to submit your latest works to our internationally recognized event.
Each year over 58,000 attendees come to discover and celebrate new cinema at our week-long festival. The Newport Beach Film Festival showcases over 350 films from more than 50 different countries and attracts a diverse audience of filmmakers and creatives from around the globe. As one of the largest film events on the West Coast, our festival provides ample opportunity for filmmakers of all scale to network with top industry executives, sales agents, major film distributors and fellow filmmakers.
Once submitted, your film will be reviewed five times in its entirety by our review committee and programming staff. Our intensive reviewing process ensures that each submission gets the attention, consideration and respect it deserves.
Key Submission Deadlines:
- November 22, 2019 (Thanksgiving Deadline)
- December 20, 2019 (Regular Deadline)
- February 7, 2020 (Late Deadline)
For additional information on how to submit your film, please visit our website at https://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/submit and submit your film directly to NBFF.