April 25 – May 2, 2013
The times vary according to the venue and the screening. Please see below

Edwards Big Newport
300 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA
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Contact: (949) 253-2880

Email: [email protected]


Website: http://newportbeachfilmfest.com

Cost: $12 - $125

You are cordially invited to the upcoming 14th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) starting April 25 through May 2! Celebrated as one of the premiere lifestyle film events in the country, the Newport Beach Film Festival brings the best in classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Orange County. This 8-day event will feature a diverse collection of studio and independent films and will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to learn more about the actors, directors and producers behind the films. Guests will also get the chance to see what could be next year’s Oscar picks and tomorrow’s classics before they’ve been screened anywhere else. Tickets for the festival are available now! Please call or go to the website above to purchase them or for more information

The festival supports the creation and advancement of artistic and innovative cinematic works of both emerging and seasoned filmmakers, and proudly embraces the vision, passion and independent spirit of these talented artists. With the integration of the local community and educational institutions, it stimulates an interest in the study and appreciation of film, while encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to participate. The individuals who organize this event each year are committed to sharing a first-class international film program and forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities

Enjoy incredible post-film events nightly, celebrity-studded red carpets, world premieres, galas, lively entertainment and glamorous fashion shows. And between screenings, you’ll have plenty of time to relish Newport Beach’s casual yet luxurious resort setting replete with nine unique villages to explore, beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, a sparkling harbor, world-class accommodations, fine dining and exquisite shopping

The Opening Night Film will be held Thursday, April 25, from 5 to 11 p.m. It will be featured at the Big Newport Theater. It's located at 300 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

The Other Film Screenings Throughout the Week

Lido Regency Theater
3459 Via Lido, NB 92663
Friday, April 26 – Thursday, May 2
1pm – 11pm

Starlight Triangle Square 8 Cinemas
1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa 92627
Friday, April 26 – Thursday, May 2
1pm – 11pm

Island Cinemas, Fashion Island
327 Newport Center Dr, NB 92660
Friday, April 26 – Thursday, May 2
1pm – 11pm

Big Newport Theater
300 Newport Center Drive, NB 92660
Monday, April 30 – Thursday May 2
1pm – 11pm

The Studio at Sage Hill
20402 Newport Coast Road, NB 92660
Monday, April 30 – Thursday May 2
4pm – 10pm

For more information, please visit www.newportbeachfilmfest.com

Balboa Bay Resort - Film Festival Package

Package includes:

  • Two general admission tickets to the Newport Beach Film Festival

  • A luxurious guest room

  • Complimentary overnight valet parking

  • Breakfast for two at the First Cabin Restaurant

*See website for full terms & conditions or call (949) 476-2001

Fairmont Newport Beach - Bed & Breakfast Package

Package includes:

  • Breakfast for 2 with your choice at either the Bambu Restaurant or in-room dining

  • Complimentary valet parking

* See website for full terms & conditions or call (949) 476-2001

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach - Film Festival Package

Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations for two

  • 4 general admission tickets per night

  • Self-parking overnight

  • Guestroom Internet

* See website for full terms & conditions or call (949) 729-1234

Festival History

Established in 1999, the Newport Beach Film Festival has evolved into an esteemed multicultural event, attracting over 52,000 attendees to Orange County. Screening more than 400 films in 8 days, NBFF prides itself on bringing the best i.n new, local, international and critically acclaimed cinema to the public