Welcome New & Returning Sponsors & Supporters:

These organizations share VFF's mission of furthering the education, production and distribution of filmmaking in the (818):

ProductionHub, Creative Handbook, Citizen L.A., iblakestudio, Laemmle Theatres, Decor Art Galleries, Kirin Brewery, San Fernando Valley Relics, Cine Gear Expo, Footage Firm, Video Blocks, and Community Partners. VFF is extremely grateful for your generosity.

2012-2013 Advisory Council:

Joan Blair (Actor/Producer), Lynn Crandall (Decor Art Galleries), Derek Horne (Chapman University), Rick Ianniceillo (Fotokem), Alex Moreno (Creative Handbook), Jack Murphy (Distributor), Chris Roth (Editor), Rick Shaw (Screenwriter), Marciana Saint-Jean (Financial Development)

2013 Supporters & Friends:

Councilmember Paul Krekorian and his staff, Vicki Nussbaum and the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, Nancy Bianconi of NoHo News, Judith Taranto of JET Studios, Gregory Laemmle, Video Symphony, and VFF volunteers!

Sister Organizations: All Sports Film Festival, Dances With Films Festival, Hollywood Shorts, International Student Film Festival Hollywood, Shriekfest, and Southeast European Film Festival.

2014 Call for Submissions

We are now accepting submissions for our fourteenth annual season of independent films from around the Valley and the world. The initial period of “pay what you can” is January 15 to February 22, 2014. The final deadline is August 10, 2014. Check our Submissions page for details.

2013 Festival Concludes

VFF13 marked another great season of original and provocative independent film. Along with social events at JET Studios, we screened over forty films at the Laemmle NoHo 7.

Award Winners


Short Film - MANDEVILLA (Andrew Oh)

Feature Narrative - THE GOLDEN SCALLOP (Joseph Laraja)

Feature Documentary - CINEMABILITY (Jenni Gold)


"Girls on Film" Shorts - TIE - OPERHATOR (Tara-Nicole Azarian) and JAMON (Iria Lopez)

Family Shorts Program - POSEY THE MOVIE (Billy DaMota)

Dramatic Shorts - DESOLATE ROAD (Marwan Abderrazzaq)

Comedy Shorts - MAN UP, LITTLE BOY (Jeffrey Williams)

Press release announcing full 2013 program:

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