Check out the VFF 2016 in one second videos!

Welcome New & Returning Sponsors & Supporters:

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

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

Advisory Council:

Robert Amico (Filmmaker), Joan Blair (Actor/Producer), Kim Estes (Filmmaker), Aaron Matthew Kaiser (Filmmaker), Alex Moreno (Creative Handbook), Evan Richards (Filmmaker), Chris Roth (Editor), Rick Shaw (Screenwriter), Marciana Saint-Jean (Financial Development)

2016 Supporters & Friends:

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

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

The 16th Annual VFF Concludes

We proudly close the curtain on another great lineup of cinema so independent it can be found only in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. This year, VFF screened over 50 thought provoking and entertaining films from 9 countries. Thanks to our volunteers, filmmakers, supporters, fans, and the Laemmle NoHo7 staff for making VFF16 rock!

Congratulations to Our 2016 Award Winners


BECOMING A MAN, directed by Jared Lara
CHIPPY, directed by R.D. Womack II
FRIEDA'S TURN, directed by Jay J. Levy
SLOW FADE TO AUTUMN, directed by Marie Tang Urquidi


Narrarive Feature: CHANGEOVER, directed by Estes Tarver
Documentary Feature: IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT THE STORY: Conversations with Alan Ladd, Jr., directed by Stanley Isaacs
Narrative Short: BLACK COMEDY, directed by Luigi Pane
Documentary Short: WEST EMPIRE, directed by Mathieu Le Lay

Best Music Video: STORIES UPON YOUR LIPS, directed by Bastien Bron

Best Trailer: SYNAPSE, directed by David Bertran

Read the Latest on Our Blog:

The Valley Film Festival is a non-profit project of Community Partners. We rely on volunteers, corporate sponsorship and private donors who share the same enthusiasm of furthering the exhibition, production and education of filmmaking in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. Contributions may be made on our secure server. Please be sure to write "Valley Film Festival" under "designation."

If you would like to sponsor an upcoming event or donate a product or service, please email:

If you know of a willing contact (press, industry, business owner, etc.) who would like to get involved with The Valley Film Festival, please email:

Connect With Us
Featured Screenings