WHat they say…

Lights, camera, locals:Nevada City Film Fest features locals’ works, Oscar insights

The Union, September 9, 2015


Film globally, screen locally at Nevada City Film Festival

Auburn Journal, September 3, 2015


Nevada City Film Festival returns for 15th year

The Union, September 3, 2015


2015 Lambert Award goes to: Nevada City Film Festival Director Jesse Locks

The Union, September 1, 2015


Marc Maron at Nevada City Film Festival

Insight on Capital Public Radio, September 4, 2014


An Insiders Guide to the Nevada City Film Festival

The Union, September 4, 2014


Wine, food and film among weekend highlights coming to Nevada City

Sactown Magazine, September 3, 2014


A Responsible Owner of Darkness

Submerge Magazine, September 2, 2014


‘Creep’ director brings Hollywood heat home to Nevada County

The Sacramento Bee, August 28, 2014


Illusion, imagination on display at Film Festival

The Union, August 27, 2014


Indie Flicks, Cool Town: Nevada City Film Festival

NBC Bay Area, August 26, 2014


Marc Maron to headline film festival comedy night

The Union, August 21, 2014


The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark

Paste Magazine, August 20, 2014


Nevada City Film Fest to add Student Showcase

The Union, August 14, 2014


NC film festival announces special guests

The Union, July 19, 2014


Nevada City Film Festival to start later to attract more  – The Union

The Union, August 2, 2013


Funky Fun: Nevada City Film Festival | NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area, July 30, 2013


Nevada City Film Festival calls for submissions – The Union

The Union, April 1, 2013


The Sundance of the Sierras

Sacramento News & Review, August 18, 2011


Nevada City Film Festival includes a Musician Component

Sacramento Bee, August 18, 2011


Steve Goodall This year’s Nevada City Film Festival opens with the film “Someplace with a Mountain.” 

KXJZ 90.9 Sacramento, August 18, 2011


An Insides guide to the Nevada City Film Festival

The Union, August 18, 2011


2011 Nevada City Film Festival: Official Lineup

Bad Lit, August 17, 2011


One of Our Favorite Spots Goes all Cinematic. And Stuff.

NBC Bay Area, August 10, 2011


Best Film Festivals in the Sacramento Area

CBS Sacramento, May 25, 2011


Best of the Nevada City Film Fest – Highlights and Winners from the 2010 Nevada City Film Festival

YubaNet: Best of the Fest, October 15, 2010


I am not a film critic

Random Griffith Blog, August 22, 2010


Nevada County filmmakers shine this weekend

The Union, August 20, 2010


A Film Festival with Balls

Sacramento News & Review, August 19, 2010


Chuck Jaffee: Short films: A great place to try funny

The Union, August 19, 2010


Nevada City Film Festival is long on shorts and laughs

Sacramento Bee, August 19, 2010


A New Brand of Awkward

The Union, August 19, 2010


Keep it rolling: Nevada City Film Festival turns

The Union, August 16, 2010


NCFF: Prelude

Amoeba, August 16, 2010


Nevada City Film Festival

Moonshine Ink, August 15, 2010


People You Need to Know: Jesse Locks

Nevada City Advocate, August 13, 2010


2010 Nevada City Film Festival: Official Lineup

Bad Lit, August 10, 2010


Take the short film challenge with Chuck Jaffee

The Union, August 5, 2010


Wirecast To Live Stream The Nevada City Film Festival

Telestream, Nevada City, CA – August 3, 2010


10th Annual Nevada City Film Festival presented by AJA Video Systems Kicks Off Thursday-Sunday, August 19-22, 2010

Press Release, Nevada City, CA – August 2, 2010


Chuck Jaffee: Expanding musical horizons happening now

The Union, July 29, 2010


AAA Via Magazine – 6 Picks: Summer Blockbusters

AAA Via Magazine, July 2010


Nevada City Celebrates 10 Years of Film

The Union, June 13, 2010

The Nevada City Film Festival kicks off their 10-year anniversary with a Summer of Film series Thursday, June 17, at the Center for the Arts, with a special local screening of “The Practice of the Wild,” a film about the Pulitzer Prize winning poet Gary Snyder. … read more


Summer Fests – 10 Fairs and Festivals Not to Miss This Summer

Newsreview.com, June 10, 2010

You might not think of a short film being excellent. At least, it might not enter your mind that a 10 minute film would stack up to the impact of a full length feature… read more


Nevada City Film Festival and KSK Records announce Young Filmmakers Grant

The Union, April 08, 2009

Want to make it big in movies? If you are between 13 and 20 years old and live in Nevada County, the Nevada City Film Festival and KSK Records might just be able to help! read more


Film festival examples of excellence

The Union, August 13, 2009

You might not think of a short film being excellent. At least, it might not enter your mind that a 10 minute film would stack up to the impact of a full length feature… read more


Adult Swim, Comedy Central Comedians to showcase at this year’s Nevada City Film Festival

The Union, August 13, 2009

A year ago, Doug Lussenhop, an editor for the popular “Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim program, had no idea what he was getting himself into… read more


Tense family drama opens film festival

The Union, August 6, 2009

The police come to a home where an anger prone alcoholic beat his wife. This is the first scene in “Like Dandelion Dust”… read more


More tear jerkers, gut busters at Nevada City Film Festival

The Union, July 30, 2009

Nine years ago, on a warm summer weekend, the Nevada City Film Fesival (NCFF) was concieved… read more


Quick, quirky laughs at the Nevada City Film Festival

The Union, July 31, 2009

One signature potential with short films is funny creativity. A filmmaker gets in, gets out, boom. In 10 minutes more or less, savvy moviegoers find a cinematic treat that typically flies past everyone’s notice. read more


Film contest a chance to share vision

The Union, May 24, 2009

The Nevada City Film Festival’s recently announced My Nevada City Video Contest celebrates the pioneer spirit of local independent filmmaking by encouraging residents to share their vision, their love – their Nevada City – with audiences. read more


Nevada City Film Festival announces “My Nevada City” Video Contest presented by Citizens Bank of Northern California

Yuba Net, May 14, 2009

There is definitely something going on in them foothills! For decades the beautiful gold rush-era town of Nevada City, California has been home to a host of world renown musicians, poets, and visual artists, making the area a welcoming and lively setting to showcase creative independent filmmaking. read more


Chuck Jaffee: NC Film Festival in retrospect

The Union, August 21, 2008

The 8th Nevada City Film Festival is history. Jason Graham (festival director), David Nicholson (program director), Jeffrey Clark (executive director), and a slew of dedicated volunteers are tired. It is impressive that little Nevada City has two film festival traditions. It sure takes a bunch of dedication to make them happen. read more


Nevada City Film Festival

Sacramento News & Review, August 14, 2008

So, before becoming an official indie filmmaker, before making Thumbsucker, you worked in commercials. Tell us about that.It was a necessary room in my film school. It really helped me. And I really felt like I was Robin Hooding… read more


Nevada City Film Festival This Weekend

Bay Bridged, August 11, 2008

Nevada City is home to some of California’s most passionate folk musicians, but it’s also home to the eclectic Nevada City Film Festival, which takes place this weekend from Thursday, Aug. 14 to Sunday, Aug. 17. (film festival logo) read more


Jesse Locks: What’s new at this year’s film fest?

The Union, August 7, 2008

The Nevada City Film Festival has quickly become a favorite stop on the independent film circuit with filmmakers from all around the world eager to show their films. This year, 40 films will be screened over four days at the four historic locations of the Nevada Theatre, Miners Foundry, National Hotel and Magic Theatre. The films selected, span genres, languages, and format with something for every kind of film enthusiast. read more


Nevada City Film Fest Features Mike Mills

SF Weekly, July 17, 2008

Nevada City may be a small town, but it has quite a lot of cultural cache. Musicians from Jonathan Richman to Terry Riley and Joanna Newsom have lived in the scenic Sierra Foothills gold rush town. There’s a cool little arts scene there (not to mention some fantastic swimming holes), all of which you can check out when the eighth annual Nevada City Film Festival hits that town August 14 – 17. read more


Film: Same Screen, less silver

Sacramento News & Review, June 9, 2008

Trash Film Orgy
No one’s gonna accuse this beloved little local fest of false advertising. The Trash Film Orgy is very much what it sounds like. This year’s goodies include George A. Romero’s marauding-zombie mainstay, Dawn of the Dead, J ohn Carpenter’s blackly comedic parable of subliminal, extraterrestrial mind control, They Live, and of course, the annual heckle-fest smorgasbord known as Trash Till Dawn read more


“A Farewell to Alms”/Nevada City Film Fest/Richard Glazier

Capital Public Radio, August 16, 2007

“A Farewell to Alms” A revolutionary theory about why the industrial revolution happened is explored in a new book by a UC Davis economics professor. Today on Insight, you’ll meet Gregory Clark and he’ll tell you what he thinks separates rich and poor nations today. His book is “a Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World.” read more


Nevada City film Festival web video

Current TV, August 7, 2007

http://www.nevadacityfilmfestival.com/Video/ncff_current_web.mov


Nevada City Film Festival successfully evolves

The Union, August 2, 2007

In 2001 I made a short film called “Mike vs. The Machine.” It was an absurdist comedy about a robot that drew a line on the sidewalk in chalk and wouldn’t let people cross it. I know it sounds bizarre, but that’s how the Nevada City Film Festival came to be… read more


The Nevada City Film Festival

Sacramento News & Review, May 10, 2007

It’s “the hippest little fest in the old west” according to the guy who sent us a press release about it, and we’re not arguing. Headquartered in the historic Magic Theatre, this year’s NCFF packs about 30 films into three days. But wait, there’s more: Concerts and after parties courtesy of the Grass Roots Record Co. read more