The North Bay Art and Film Festival (NBAFF) is an annual three day event showcasing independent films and select artisans from Northern California. The event was created by independent filmmakers with the sole purpose to showcase and screen new and upcoming talent. The NBAFF 2016 event will take place on October 7th, 8th and 9th.
The Festival will be held in the artistic seaside town of Benicia, California at a site of spectacular beauty and historic significance, the Commanding Officer’s Quarters at the Benicia Armory now the home to Carter’s Biz Cafes, a cutting-edge, co-working and business development venue.
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Local Artisans & Food Vendors
The Festival will be held at Carter’s Biz Cafes located at the historic Commandant’s Quarters in the Benicia Armory. Artisans will be set up around the 156 year old historic mansion in a scenic park setting.
Beer & Wine Tent
What’s a festival without a Beer & Wine Tent!
Virtual Reality Experience
Experience the latest innovation in filmmaking and film viewing. Virtual reality offers a new way to immerse yourself into the world of cinema. Pop into the free VR Demo Room throughout the day to experience this new technology.
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|Oct. 7th, 8th, & 9th||
|Carter’s Biz Cafes|
|1 Commandants Lane|
|VIP Gala & Deluxe Weekend Pack - All Screenings and Awards||$150|
|Friday Night Oct. 7th VIP Gala and Special Screening||$100|
|Saturday 11 am Competition Films and 4 pm Workshop||$12|
|Saturday 2 pm Competition Films and 4 pm Workshop||$12|
|Saturday 5:00 pm Documentary Screenings and 4 pm Workshop||$12|
|Saturday 7:30 pm Showcase Film: "Luna De Cigarres/Filthy Luck"||$12|
|Saturday All Events Day Pass||$40|
|Sunday 11 am Competition Films and Sunday Workshop(s)||$12|
|Sunday 2 pm Competition Films and Workshop(s)||$12|
|Sunday 4:30 pm Awards, Best Films Screening and Workshop(s)||$12|
|Sunday All Events day Pass||$30|
Awards & Prizes
Jury prizes will be awarded for the best film submissions of 20 minutes or less. If short-listed for a Jury Prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided by the submitting party if requested by the North Bay Art and Film Festival.
Recognition prizes will be awarded to all winners and finalists. Every official selection, nominee and winners will be announced on our website and social media.
All screenings will take place at:
Carter’s Biz Cafés
1 Commandants Lane
Benicia, CA 94510