NFFTY is the world's largest and most influential film festival for emerging directors. During the four years as Director of NFFTY, Stefanie grew programming, engagement and our brand. The NFFTY Film Festival and its nonprofit organization features over 250 films, guest artists, educational panels, and Virtual Reality/360° Festival with over 12,000 in attendance at each year's festival.

Additionally, it serves as a production company, pairing up emerging talent with some of the top brand -- Volvo, Expedia, vitaminwater, KIND and more.

Below are a selection of materials from our recent festival.

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festival program 2017

festival trailer 2017


festival recap 2017




KING 5 Evening Magazine, April 26, 2017

The Seattle Times, April 21, 2017: "Don’t come for the cute: Seattle’s youth film fest is full of edgy, provocative fare

Moviemaker Magazine, April 2, 2016: "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee"