The Results Are In: The #NVFF13 Award Winners

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The results are in!

We celebrated the final night of #NVFF13 at the official Awards Ceremony & Wrap Party at the Uptown Theatre in downtown Napa Sunday, November 17. With such a talented array of filmmakers and phenomenal films in attendance at this year’s fest, we definitely gave the jury a run for their money. We’re happy to present the final winners of the third annual Napa Valley Film Festival, including both the juried awards and the audience voted favorites.



Best Short Documentary: Sky Burial directed by Tad Fettig

Best Feature Documentary:  Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth directed by Pratibha Parmar

Best Animated Short: Sleight of Hand directed by Michael Cusack

 • Honorable Mention: The Right Place directed by Jamie Gallant

 • Honorable Mention:  Horespower directed by Olivia Lai Shetler

Best Narrative Short:  King of Norway directed by Sylvia Sether

 • Honorable Mention: The Romantics directed by Ryan Daniel Dobson

 • Honorable Mention:  The Listing Agent directed by Matthew Helfgott & Jared Hillman

Best Screenplay:  The Girl on the Train, Screenwriter & Director Larry Brand

Best Ensemble Cast:  The Bounceback, starring Zach Cregger, Sara Paxton, Ashley Bell, Michael Stahl-David

Best Narrative Feature:  Hank and Asha directed by James E. Duff

Special Jury Prize for Best Cinematography: My Brother Jack directed by Stephen Dest

Special Jury Prize for Most Thought Provoking Film: The Last White Knight directed by Paul Saltzman



Favorite Narrative FeatureThe Little Tin Man directed by Matthew Perkins

Favorite Actor: Andrew Pastides, Hank & Asha

Favorite Actress: Mahira Kakkar, Hank & Asha

Favorite Documentary FeatureFinding Hillywood directed by Christopher Towey and Leah Warshawski

Favorite Documentary ShortMake Haste Slowly: The Kikkoman Story directed by Lucy Walker

Favorite Narrative ShortThe Listing Agent directed by Mathew Helfgott and Jared Hillman

Favorite Animated ShortHorsepower directed by Olivia Lai Shetler

Favorite Lounge FeatureStarring Adam West directed by James Tooley

Favorite Lounge ShortThe Romantics directed by Ryan Daniel Dobson

The winners of Napa Valley Film Festival 2013.


That’s a wrap! …Until next year.


~Kelsey Frazier, Multimedia Marketing Associate, NVFF

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