Our festival is about YOU the filmmaker and exposing you to a culturally diverse audience that appreciates your work. Our goal is to create an engaging platform for you to express yourself while opening up a clear and direct line of communication between you as a filmmaker and your audience.

What to Expect:
Ville Film Festival is committed to bringing the best of artistry to the community. Look forward to a full day of showcases from filmmakers, musicians, artists, and culinary goodness. Following that will be our Awards Ceremony held in Somerville, New Jersey in which we will honor the filmmakers and artists that made this festival happen.

Jury Awards:

- Best Narrative
- Best Documentary
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Narrative Short
- Best “Shot on Mobile” Short

Audience Awards:

- Best Documentary Feature
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Narrative Feature
- Best Narrative Short
- Best Student Short

Recognition Award

Note: Award deliberations will be held on October 6th via Live Webcast with invited attendees present.

Rules & Terms:

- If you are submitting a work-in-progress, the title must indicate work-in-progress or rough cut. If you have any questions, please contact us.
- Non-English language films must have subtitles.

- Preferred submissions is a Vimeo link. Please provide passwords.

- Documentaries can be of any topic including Women’s Rights, Immigration, Human Rights,
Agriculture/Wild-Life & Sustainability, LGBTQ Community, Artists/Arts/Music, and/or History. All are welcome.

- We encourage “shot on iPhone/Mobile Device” to submit. Please indicate that in your
specifications.