Yountville International Short Film Festival with Participant Jessup Cellars

The 2022 version of the 5th Annual Yountville Short Film Festival is almost here!

From February 3rd to 6th, this not-to-be-missed Live and In-Person event will feature over 100 World-Class Short Films consisting of categories in animation, thrilling suspense, and jaw-dropping fantasy and science fiction, plus several side-splitting comedies.

And for the 5th year, Jessup Cellars, a widely acclaimed Yountville Winery, will once again be an active participant in this landmark Short Film Festival and will be offering select film and wine pairings during the event.

What’s In Store for Attendees?

Yountville’s International Short Film Festival will feature filmmakers and special musical guests during this four-day adventure. This popular event is not only about featuring important short, cinematic creations, but attendees will be able to experience an array of culinary events and other activities.

Nearly all the films featured in the Short Film Festival run less than 20 minutes each.

All screenings will be held in two separate Yountville venues, Heritage Room and Bardessono, beginning on Opening Night, Thursday, February 3rd, at 4:30 PM through Closing Night, Sunday, February 6th, at 4:30 PM when the Best of Show films will screen.

Multiple screening sessions on Friday and Saturday begin at 11:30 AM and continue until the last block begins at 8:30 PM.

The Festival Screening Schedule is featured on the following website:

Jessup Cellars VIP Event on Saturday, February 5th – Doors Open at 6 PM

On Saturday, February 5th, at Bardessono Hotel and Spa, one of the two screening venues, Jessup Cellars will be featuring several award-winning shorts paired with the Yountville winery’s excellent wines.

As an additional cinema-oriented treat for each VIP guest, Jessup Cellars’ Resident Chef, MikeC, introduces a special flavor-infused popcorn created exclusively for this event.

From comedy and drama to documentaries and animation, Jessup Cellars will take guests on an emotional and inspirational ride through the cinematic and culinary arts. This VIP event is one you won’t want to miss!

Passes to the Yountville Short Film Festival Screenings and Other Events

VIP Festival Pass…..$249.00*
Full Access / All Screenings PLUS exclusive wine & cinema events, two festival wine glasses, and one complimentary bottle of wine for the screening of your choice (Heritage Room Screenings.)

Festival Pass…..$59.00*
Consider our Festival Pass, a terrific deal that offers access to all screenings Thursday – Sunday. The pass price does not include Pre-Screening VIP Tastings.

Weekend Pass…..$45.00*
Consider our Weekend Passes as an excellent value option that offers access to all screenings on Saturday and Sunday! The pass price does not Include Pre-Screening VIP Wine Tastings)

To join the Wait List for passes, please visit