Festival Rules

Submitted films must be:

  • G-rated (please keep in mind that we will have very young children attending)

  • 5 minutes or shorter

  • Created by a female

  • Filmmaker must be age 15 or under as of September 7, 2019

  • Feel free to make a film about anything, but try to make it interesting!


We have the right to determine whether the submitted content is G-rated.

DO NOT mail or ship your entry by any method without permission.

Please ensure that if you are submitting a film that contains copyrighted material by anyone other than yourself, that you have obtained legal clearance for that material used. By entering your work, you agree to this and the terms of service.

Films will be accepted only if they comply with all the criteria and requirements and cannot contain any inappropriate content (offense to kids, religious/minority groups, pornography, etc.).

All films selected for the festival are automatically entered into competition for cash prizes awarded by the festival organizers, judges and audience. For each age group there will be $350, $200 and $100 prizes for first, second, and third place.

All questions should be sent to info@nvgff.com



By entering a film into the NVGFF the applicant is granting NVGFF a non-exclusive license to exhibit the film during the Festival or on the NVGFF website. Moreover, by entering a film n the NVGFF the applicant is granting NVGFF a non-exclusive free of charge license to use fragments of the film for marketing purposes.