Welcome to the Newport Beach Film Festival’s Industry Department.

The Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. Showcasing over 350 films, the Festival is proud to showcase an exclusive selection of award-winning films to represent the truly unique mix of culture and genre. We are committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program.

Visit our travel page to find more information on coming to Newport Beach and attending one of the premiere lifestyle destination Film Festivals in the United States.


Industry Pass Benefits

Industry Passes are for film industry professionals and subject to approval at the discretion of Newport Beach Film Festival’s Industry Department. A NBFF Industry Pass allows professionals access to three films per day, all panels, all seminars, and special events such as the filmmaker sunset series and after parties.

One entry is allowed per Industry Pass.

Passes are non-transferable and not valid for Opening and Closing Night films.

The deadline to register for an Industry Pass is Friday, April 10.



Lohanne Cook, Director of Industry Relations

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McKenna Diaz, Director of Filmmaker Outreach

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Please fill out the form below to register for a NBFF Industry Pass

Please note that pass accreditation and issuance is subject to NBFF verification and approval. 

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  • Please upload a photo of your business card.
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