Our Mission
Cinema Napa Valley isa 501c3 non-profit corporation seeking to enrich the Napa community through education, community outreach, and partnerships. Each year Cinema Napa Valley celebrates the cinematic arts, our community and independent filmmakers and storytellers by presenting the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), a world-class cultural experience immersed in the art of film, food, and wine. [501(c)3 statement]

Board of Directors

Board Chair, Rick Garber, Ashton Thomas Private Wealth
Treasurer, Debra Crow, BVOH Consulting

Secretary, Barry Shotts, The Shotts Company, LLC

Steven Michael Beck, Artistic Director

Nate Bolotin, XYZ Films

Dan Guando, Fifth Season

J. Todd Harris, Branded Pictures Entertainment

Ron Hofmann, Scenario PR

Michele Mitchell, Filmmaker

Nick Ogiony, Creative Artists Agency

Michael Woods, Baywood Capital | Mount View Hotel & Spa


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