Our Mission
Cinema Napa Valley (CNV) is a 501c3 non-profit organization, established in the Napa Valley in 2009. Our mission is to celebrate the cinematic arts and enrich the community by presenting an annual world-class festival and year-round education and outreach programs. Every November, Cinema Napa Valley presents the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), a cultural celebration immersed in the art of film, food, and wine.

Board of Directors

Board Chair, Rick Garber, Ashton Thomas Private Wealth
Treasurer, Debra Crow, Volta Industries, Inc.
Secretary, Nick Donovan, GVM Law

Carissa Ashman, C-StarPR, Inc.
Bob Bassett, Chapman University, Dean of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Zoe Fairbourn, Brand Partnerships
David Glasser, 101 Studios
J. Todd Harris, Branded Pictures Entertainment
Ron Hofmann, Scenario PR
Geyer Kosinski, CEO, Media Talent Group
Daniel Schryer, Bali Venture Partners LLC
Michael Woods, Baywood Capital | Mount View Hotel & Spa


Co-Founder, Brenda Lhormer
Co-Founder, Marc Lhormer