The Vanilla Palm Film Festival & Art Competition 2022
Thursday, May 12, 2022: The Padre Hotel (4:00pm-10pm) ~ Opening Night + Silent Art Auction Begins
Friday, May 13, 2022: The Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame (4:00pm-10pm) ~ Day ONE of Film Screenings + Art Auction Ends
Saturday, May 14, 2022: The Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame (10:00am - 10:00pm ~ Day TWO of Film Screenings + Awards Ceremony
Our goal is simple... to reward good storytellers + artist 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
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.
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!)