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The 11th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival provides a showcase for indie filmmakers from NYC and around the world to the NYC public & entertainment industry. Indie filmmakers self­fund projects with budgets from $0 - ­$1,000,000 and often overlooked, these filmmakers show extraordinary talent and creativity under tight budgets. The Festival provides filmmakers with the opportunity for potential distribution while meeting fans and promoting their film. 

The Festival is an annual event and will run May 10 - 17, 2020, taking place at Producers Club, The Caveat and Cameo Clnton Studios. We will screen 150 films, host panels and presentations, as well as after parties, a live script reading, and a live comedy sketch performance! All while hosting hundreds of filmamakers from around the world!
 
2020 submission categories include: Narrative Feature, Short Film (narrative), Super Short Film (narrative), Documentary Fearure, Documentary Short, Music Video, Art/Experimental (short film), Animation (short film), Short Sketch Comedy Videos. 
 
Join us in New York City May 10 to 17, 2020!

 


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Early Bird Deadline Coming Up: happy submitting to NYCIFF!

May 10 – 17, 2020 August 31, 2019 Earlybird Deadline I November 30, 2019 Regular Deadline I December 31, 2019 Late Deadline I January 31, 2020 Extended Deadline The Early Bird Deadline for the 2019 New York City Indie Film Festival is steadily approaching! Don't miss out on it and submit by August 30th!  Profile on filmfestivals.com I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Instagram I SUBMIT ...

Winner Best Narrative Short Film at the 2019 NYC Indie Awards

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Winner Best Narrative Short Film at the 2019 NYC Indie Awards SAGE - Directed by: Gabe Dinsmoor!! Submit your film today to be part of all the excitement May 10 - 17, 2020!  https://youtu.be/uFr3Ika4_E8 https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF ...

The 2019 NYC Indie Awards! Winner of Best Actor and Best Director went to the film Guest Artist!

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The 2019 Winner of the NYC Indie Awards went to Guest Artist for Best Actor Jeff Danials and Best Driector Tim Busfield.  https://youtu.be/gmB7dg6AhV8   ...

And the winner of the 2019 NYC Indie Awards for Best Actress was...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 NYC Indie Awards!! Winner of the best Actress Award went to Clare Durant for her performance in Animas! Submit your film today to be part of all the excitement May 10 - 17, 2020! The Regular Deadline is November 30, 2019. https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF ...

And the winners of the 2019 NYC Indie Awards are!

Best Director Timothy Busfield for GUEST ARTIST Best Cinematography Alejandro Cantú for Nadie Sabra Nunca Best Narrative Feature Mabata Bata - Directed by: Sol de Carvalho Best Documentary Feature Hysterical - Directed by: Paul Higbie and Seth Pompi Best Short Documentary By Any Means Necessary - Directed by: Damian Kudelka Best Short Film SAGE - Directed by: Gabe Dinsmoor Best Super Short Film Thin Walls - Directed by: Susan McCormick Best Anima...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is HAPPENING!

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The 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest has been a hit so far! We kicked off Monday with an appearance by Jeff Daniels to speak about his film, The Guest Artist.  The feature documentary 'The Push' about the first spinal chord injured athelete to ski the South Pole, was a huge hit! Get tickets to more screenings of the The Push by visiting the link.  Visit our website for more info.  Follow us on Instagram for daily updated of the festival!   ...

Women in Film Panel!

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Join us for our Women in Film Panel on May 9th at 7:15 PM! We have an incredible line-up of panelists including Jan Eliasberg, Jenifer Westphal, Danelle Eliav, and Afia Nathaniel!This year's panel takes place at the Helen Mills Theater. For more info and tickets visit our website: https://www.nycindieff.com/event/women-in-film-panel ...

Get tickets: TV PILOTS!

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The 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest is presenting over 250 amazing indies! This includes: TV PILOTS! Get tickets to our TV Pilots session happening on May 7 at 8:30 pm!   For more info on all our selections visit our website!   ...

Get Tickets: WEB SERIES

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The 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest is presenting over 250 amazing indies! This includes: WEB SERIES!   Get tickets to our webseries sessions happening on May 9 (4:45 PM) and May 12 (1:45 PM).   For more info on all our selections visit our website! ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

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The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

Get Tickets to NYC Short Documentary and Short Comedy Festivals!

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On March 24th, 2019 we have two exciting festivals for you!    Check out the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival and the NYC Short Comedy Film Festival!  The NYC Short Doc Fest will take place first from 12 - 4 pm. For info on featured films and ticket prices visit our website.  The NYC Short Comedy Fest is next from 4 - 8pm. Visit the website for film details and tickets!  Both take place at the Producers Club! We hope to see you there.  ...

2018 NYC Indie Film Fest Winner, Chimera - Distribution Deal!

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Special Announcement: the winner of Best Costumes and Best Production Design at our 2018 festival, Chimera (starring Oscar-nominee Kathleen Quinlan and Emmy-nominee Henry Ian Cusick), has secured a distribution deal and is set to release in April of this year! We are so proud of the brilliant filmmakers involved and honored to have featured their work in our festival. Check out the trailer below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKCevLHGirQ ...

Submissions closed - GET YOUR PASSES!

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Submissions are closed for the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest - Now it's time to get your passes!   You're not gonna want to miss this year's sure-to-be awesome line up of indies! We've already begun the selection process, and are excited to bring you a powerful range of stories. From heart-wrenching dramas to inspiring docs to visually stunning music videos - there's going to be something for every film lover! https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF/tickets ...

Footage Farm - Panel and Documentary Prizes!

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Special Announcement! For the 2019 festival, we are so excited to work with Footage Farm Ltd on both an excellent archive panel as well as prizes for our Feature Documentary and Short Documentary winners! FOOTAGE FARM was created in 2001 with the simple goal of offering documentary producers and film-makers easy access to public domain material without the often high costs of license fees. The prizes for our documentary winners are as follows: -The winner of the best documentary fe...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival - Discounted All Day Passes!

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ATTENTION NYC Indie Film Fest supporters - We hope you're just as excited as us for the upcoming 10th Annual Festival! Ten years is a big deal, and we're gonna celebrate accordingly! Wanna get your passes asap? Luckily for you, they're discounted! Head on over to FilmFreeway and purchase your passes. For any questions email us at info@nycindieff.com    https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF/tickets     ...

EXTENDED DEADLINE - Jan 31st!

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Missed our Late Deadline? No worries! Submit your film by January 31st to meet our (final) Extended Deadline! https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

What to look forward to in 2019: Panels and Parties!

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  The 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest will be the best yet! We're looking forward to celebrating original filmmakers through an exciting week of panels and parties! Curious what kind of panels we have to offer? Check out our Women in Film Panel from 2018 featuring four incredible panelists - Danielle Earle, Lauren Atkins, Naomi McDougall Jones, and Joanna Pickering. Make sure to keep up with us on social to find out more info on 2019's panels and other festival news! https...

LATE DEADLINE DECEMBER 30th!

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  Reminder that Sunday, December 30th is the Late Deadline to submit to the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival! You don't want to miss it! https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

Marguerite short-listed at Oscars!

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We are so excited to announce that one of the short films featured in our 2018 festival, "Marguerite" directed by Marianne Farley, has been short-listed for an Academy Award! Congrats to the filmmakers! We are honored to have featured your film in our festival!     Want to submit? Visit: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

ÉCU- The European Independent Film Festival Info!

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  ÉCU- The European Independent Film Festival is a weekend-long event showcasing some of the best indie films from all over the globe followed by an opportunity to get to know some of the directors better at a Q & A session and even at their amazing after parties!  Come join them in discovering, projecting, and promoting some of the World's best filmmakers.  For more information visit www.ecufilmfestival.com ...

REGULAR DEADLINE TODAY!!!

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Today is the Regular Deadline to submit to our 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival!!! Visit the link below and submit your film! Share this with your filmmaking friends! https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit       ...

USA Broadcast Deal!

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  Tomorrow (November 30th) is our REGULAR DEADLINE! Why submit to the 10th Annual Festival? Well, this year ShortsTV is offering to look at any accepted Short film for a US broadcast deal!  (NOTE: Must be narrative Live Action or Animation only. Art/experimental, documentary, TV pilot, or web series is NOT included in this offer). Want to submit your film? Visit: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit   ...

ShortsTV Distribution Deal - Super Short Film Winner!

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Happy Thanksgiving friends and fans of the NYC Independent Film Festival! We're here with another exciting announcement - A distribution deal with ShortsTv will also be offered to the winner of the “Best Super Short Film award! (Winner does not have to accept offer and in the result of a tie the distribution deal will be given to two winners) *Note for both short film and super short film distribution deal - The film must be TV appropriate in subject matter to qualify for the ...

ShortsTV Distribution Deal - Short Film Winner!

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We are excited to announce that we have a new prize for the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film festival! A distribution deal with ShortsTv will be offered to the winner of the “Best Short Film” Award!    Important to note: winner does not have to accept offer and in the result of a tie the distribution deal will be given to two winners.    Interested in submitting your short? Please visit: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

One Month Away!

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The Regular Deadline for submissions is one month away! Make sure you're getting ready to press that submit button before November 30th!  Check out our website for more information! Happy submitting!    ...

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