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Newport Beach

Volume 8, Issue 8  |  January 27, 2023

Newport Beach Film Festival now accepting entries for 2023

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) is the top luxury lifestyle film festival in the United States and the largest entertainment event in coastal Southern California. Now in its 24th year (October 12-19, 2023), the festival attracts nearly 50,000 people and showcases an action-packed line-up of 300 independent and studio films from more than 55 different countries including feature-length narrative, documentary, short, animated, youth and student films that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards. 

Newport Beach Film Festival marquee

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The 24th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will take place October 12-19

During its eight-day run, the NBFF will feature an astounding array of nightly special events including red carpet premieres, gala celebrations, filmmaker receptions, compelling filmmaker Q&A sessions, international spotlights, popular industry seminars, musical performances, fashion shows and retrospectives. 

The festival will host numerous opportunities to connect with enthusiastic new audiences, fellow filmmakers, film industry professionals, non-profit organizations and members of the media.

The NBFF has been recognized by Variety as one of the leading film festivals in the world and presented many acclaimed films such as The Good Nurse, The Quiet Girl, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Banshees of Inisherin, and Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Every year, the NBFF celebrates the accomplishments of filmmakers and actors during its Honors. Recent honorees include Ron Howard, Aubrey Plaza, Eddie Redmayne, Anna Diop, Adam Sandler, Paul Fieg, Patton Oswalt, Kerry Condon and Keke Palmer.

Newport Beach is the perfect destination for an international film festival and the NBFF looks forward to screening your film in fall 2023. 

Submit your film now on FilmFreeway.


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