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NYC Indie Film Fest


The 10th 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 5 - 12, 2019, taking place at Producers Club, The Caveat and Cameo Clnton Studios. We will screen 250 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!
 
2019 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 Script, Short Sketch Comedy Videos, Virtual Reality, Web Series, TV Pilots. 
 
Join us in New York City May 5 to 12, 2019!

 


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The 2016 NYC Independent Film Festival

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The 7th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival is shaping up to be a great one! We've been receiving some really well done and exciting submissions every day so keep the good work coming!  For more information on submitting an entry, check out our website: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

Deadline for the New York City Independent Film Festival is November 30th

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Just a reminder that the Earlybird Deadline for the New York City Independent Film Festival is November 30th! Submit your films ASAP to save money and pay a smaller fee!   For more information: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

The 2016 NYC Independent Film Festival

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Submit your script to our screenwriting competition today!  For more information, click here: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

2016 NYC Independent Film Festival

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Did you know that the NYC Independent Film Festival has a contest for screenwriting? Past winners have walked away with a $7,500 camera rental package generously provided by Panavision, in addition to a Sony Vegas Pro 13, worth $599.95 in value!   For more information, check out our website: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

2016 New York City Independent Film Festival

Submissions are now open for the 7th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival! Send us your films today and help us make 2016 our best year yet! There are several ways in which you can submit your movie. You can use one of the specialized websites on the right, or you can fill out the form below and send us a link to your movie, or you can print this regular mail form if you want to send us a DVD. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. For m...

Check Out Our NYCIFF 2015 Commercial!

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We're excited to share a preview for our 2015 NYC Independent Film Festival! Never boring....October 12-18, 2015 For more information and to buy tickets: http://https://www.nycindieff.com ...

Submit for The 7th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival!

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The NYC Independent Film Festival celebrates the true independent filmmaker and provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including documentaries, short and feature-length films, music videos, and animated works. Whether a submission is comedic, dramatic, or something in between, The NYC Indie film Fest is eager to embrace fresh ideas and storytelling. With panels, parties and a weekend long gathering of fellow indie filmmakers The NYC Indie Film Festival is the place to be Ap...

10 Things Every Editor Should Consider

http://www.moviemaker.com/archives/print/summer-2015/independence-transcendent-tangerine-sean-baker/ Independence Transcendent: With the iPhone-ShotTangerine, Sean Baker Makes it Look Easy If the phrase “independent film” has in recent years felt problematic to you, with one-time rebels “going studio” and A-listers populating your neighborhood film festival, Sean Baker’s Tangerine is cause for celebration. This is one indie film that passes...

Chatting with Two Great Directors

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http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/listen-37-minute-talk-with-michael-haneke-and-darren-aronofsky-20150626 ...

Reminder

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Reminder to get your Full Festival Pass for the 2015 NYC IndieFF. Pass gives you access to the Opening Party, Awards Ceremony and everything in between! A perfect opportunity to meet the filmmakers, directors, actors and other indie film lovers. Hurry before they're all out! nycindieff.com/shop/products/full-festival-pass ...

Indie 'Eden' Article

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Interesting read http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/meet-the-hammonds-indie-films-new-kids-on-the-block-20150619 ...

Indies to See This Summer

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http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dope-end-tour-sleeping-people-802395 ...

LA Film Fest 8 Best Movies

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Check out the top 8 films from LA Film Festival this year.  http://blogs.indiewire.com/thompsononhollywood/los-angeles-film-festival-picks-a-closing-night-films-to-see-20150609 ...

Best Actor and Best Actress Prizes

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Attention actors and actresses! This year's NYC Independent Film Festival prizes for best actor and best actress are sponsored by iActingStudios. Top prizes are exclusive iActing online classes available for unlimited subscription. To see more go to iactingstudios.com! ...

Thank You for Film Submissions

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A thank you to all who submitted a film for the New York City Independent Film Festival! We look forward to viewing your submissions and ask you to stay tuned for more updates. We will begin sending out acceptance letters in the next couple of weeks. Stay in touch!    ...

A new approach to screening our films

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This year we are using a new approach to screening the films. Instead of working with individual DVDs and BluRay disks, we will show all films from hard drives connected to Macbooks, which in turn will be connected to the projectors. This will avoid potential problems with incompatible disk formats and will preserve the quality of the movies. We are of course also making sure to have spare hard drives and Macbooks. All  films that we receive are converted into mp4 HD format. Those who have ...

NYC Independent Film Festival is Looking For Judges!

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Hey FilmFestival.com!  Do you want to be part of the success of Independent film makers from all around the world? Then come and help us judging their films and help create the program of the NYC Independent Film Festival. After five consecutive years the NYCindieFF has become the single most important stage for independent film makers to get their films out to the public. Hundreds of international film makers try to get their film screened at the NYCindieFF, more than we can screen. H...

Judge for the NYC Indie Film Festival

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Do you want to be part of the success of Independent film makers from all around the world? Then come and help us judging their films and help create the program of the NYC Independent Film Festival. After five consecutive years the NYCindieFF has become the single most important stage for independent film makers to get their films out to the public. Hundreds of international film makers try to get their film screened at the NYCindieFF, more than we can screen. Help us with the selection, use y...

NYC Independent Film Festival is Now Accepting Application For Your Short Film!

Hey filmmakers! If you have a short film under 10 minutes and you are looking to gather exposure, consider submitting it to the NYC Independent Film Festival. My name is Dan and I want to help you get your film into our festival. You can read about us on our website,www.nycindieff.com, and you can contact me directly via email: supershortcurator@nycindieff.com. So check us out, throw me a line and let's get your film screened at NYC Indie Film Festival! Cheers, Daniil Deych supe...

Submissions for the NYC Indie Film Fest 2015

If you dislike paying extra fees to submit your film, we have more options. FilmFreeway is completely free! Just submit your film to us and you'll see, how easy and FREE it is to use FilmFreeway. Submissions for this years festival are coming in, so don't wait last minute! NYC Film Fest is a community where all independent filmmakers come together to share and heighten the awareness of the greatness of independent filmmaking. Since we are located in New York City, the diverse...

We Are Now Accepting Submissions for 2015!

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We, NYC Independent Film Fest are accepting submissions for next years festival. Since this years festival has been the most successful year so far, we are planning for next years event to be even better. Screening narratives, shorts, documentaries, animation, and music videos we are excited to once again embrace the art and mastery of independent film in the one of the greatest cities in the world.  New York City Film Festival is a festival concentrating on the value and art of independen...

Dark Horse Best Actor Award 2014

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We want to congratulate Neal Bledsoe for winning the Dark Horse Best Actor Award for his marvelous work in "West End" and also winning a prize of $1000! Amazing, right? Didn't get a chance to see "West End"? Well here's a clip of Neal's amazing performance in the 2014 Cieri Media award winning feature.     ...

Dark Horse Best Actress Award 2014

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NYC Indie Film Fest and Dark Horse has awarded Anastassia Sendyk with the Dark Horse Best Actress Award for her performance in the "The Frontier". Because she has won this fabulous award, she also wins a $1000 cash prize! You go girl!  "The Frontier" will be playing again here in NYC on November 9th at Tribeca Cinemas. You will not want to miss it! ...

Cieri Media Best Narrative

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Yes, although we have already congratulated Joe Basile for winning the Cieri Media Best Narrative Feature, we will congratulate him again! Because his film "West End" won this amazing award, he has also received a $1000 cash prize. Yes, $1000!   http://vimeo.com/54330274 ...

Sony Best Documentary

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In this years festival, "State of Play" won the award for Sony Best Documentary! Congrats to everyone who was involved in making this wonderful documentary and especially to Steven Dhoedt, for winning this award and the Sony Vegas Pro prize.  If you love to watch this film again, you can buy it on the films website, at:http://watch.stateofplaydoc.com/ ...

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