2021-22

VANILLA PALM FILM FESTIVAL & INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION

Bi-Monthly Winners + Live Festival Awards Event                   Bakersfield, California/2022

Our goal is simple... to reward good storytellers and showcase their talent to the world regardless of their budget or resume. 

And we aren't like any other film festival on the planet because we bring the festival to YOU!

The Palm Leaf trophy

Monthly
2021-22

Bi-Monthly "Online" Winners
automatically qualify for the festival event in May 2022!

Winners are chosen every other month through online submissions and automatically qualify for the main (live) festival event in May.

May
2022

Bakersfield, CA
    Live Event...

All bi-monthly winners will advance to the 2022 live festival event being held in the heart of America's "breadbasket" to screen in front of live audiences. 

Category winners receive our unique (Palm Leaf) sculpture trophy and the festival's top prize will include an original piece of artwork by a local artist.

Ticket Packages

Choose from single day VIP passes to All Access Passes!  (Due to limited seating, there are NO REFUNDS for this event. Should the event be canceled due to COVID restrictions it will be held virtually online!)

  • Thursday, May 12: Cocktail Attire
  • Friday, May 13: Hollywood Glam Attire (Dress like your favorite movie star, artist, or entertainer!)
  • Saturday, May 14: Island Attire