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Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

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...

Extended Deadline for NYC 2 Paris Film Fest: June 20th!

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The Extended Deadline to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival is June 20th, 2018!  NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director.  The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, feature films and music vi...

NYC 2 Paris Website Updates

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Attention! Our website has been updated! Visit the link to see our list of jurors: nyc2paris.com   Reminder: the late deadline to submit your film is June 4th! Visit Filmfreeway for more information.    As always, follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more!  ...

Submissions open for 2018 NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival

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We are accepting submissions for the 2018 NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival! All happening September 9 to 16, 2018! Regular Deadline is quickly approaching, mark your calenders for May 10th!! NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay. The NYC 2 Paris International ...

How to Stay Updated

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It can be hard to keep track of deadlines when you're deep into your creative process. One of the best ways to stay updated is to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  We post weekly reminders on deadlines and just general messages encouraging you to get your short documentary ready for submission!  Additionally, we post articles from your fave sources with the latest news in documentary film- which can certainly serve as a nice break from working hard on your film's...

Scouting filming locations? Peerspace is here to help!

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For all your filmmaking needs, Peerspace is here to help! Peerspace is an online resource to book locations for film shoots, castings, wrap parties, screenings, and so much more! Get 10% off your first booking today here! http://bit.ly/2jlze8x ...

Accepting VR Entries for 2018 NYC Independent Film Festival!

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We're bringing back the VR Experience in 2018! Submit your VR project today for your chance of being showcased and announced a winner in May 2018! The next deadline to submit your project is Novemeber 30, 2017. Submit here: http://bit.ly/2ilIQQp We're accepting VR subsmissions within the following specifications: Submit your Cinematic or Interactive VR piece to be a part of the first ever, day-long VR experience! 360 Videos/Cinematic VR: submissions must be uploaded to YouTube in a 360...

NYC Independent Film Festival presents our October Indie Night: Horror & Gore Screening Event!

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Get into the Halloween spirit and join us for some Horror & Gore! Catch the best of horror indies from past Festival editions in a 2 hour screening event at the Producers Club!  Your ticket purchase is an automatic entry to a raffle for a VIP Pass to the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival running May 7 - 13, 2018.  Lineup: Germaphobia (2017) Less Love's "Horse Race" (2017) Mister Popular (2017) Wan Mei (Perfect) (2017) A Nearly Perfect Blue S...

New Prize Added for Best Director Award in 2018!

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New Prize Added for the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival! The winner of the Best Director Award at the 2018 Festival will win a Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K camera! Want to win? Be sure to submit your film today, the regular deadline for submissions is November 30, 2017: http://bit.ly/1Jcd2Q1 ...

Submit to NYC Indie Film Festival and get FREE Access to Backstage casting database!

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We're partnering with Backstage to provide their talent database and casting tools to ALL filmmakers who submit to the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival! Cast your next project with Backstage, for free! Learn more about our talent database and casting tools here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAaWF4xch4k  Submit your project before November 30, 2017 for your FREE access to Backstage!    ...

New Categories Added for 2018!

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You asked us, and we heard you! We've added the following categories for the 2018 Festival: TV Pilots. This category is for pilots (first episodes) only of any genre. You may submit either a half-hour (21-28 minutes) or hour long (42-50 minutes) pilot. Web Series. This category is for web series episode(s) of any genre. The maximum length for submission in 10 minutes, you may submit multiple episodes as long as the total runtime is 10 minutes or less. If your show is serialized in its stor...

Celebrate Diversity in Film! 7th Annual Winter Film Awards CALL FOR ENTRIES

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WINTER FILM AWARDS showcases emerging filmmakers in all genres from around the world, with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of women and under-represented filmmakers. Submit your latest work now via FilmFreeway to take advantage of our Early Bird Rates!   We award over $100,000 in Cash, Prizes and Distribution Opportunities!   Animated - Horror - Music Video - Documentary Drama - Comedy - Shorts - Features - Web Series - Experimental   We are seeking works complet...

First 2018 Prizes Confirmed!

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International Screenwriters' Association will be awarding the 10 finalists in our short script competition with ISAConnect Memberships. Inktip will be offering the Best Short Script winner a free listing on the InkTip official website.    The Best Actor and Best Actress winners will win an annual subscription to online classes provided by iActing Studios.    Upcoming prizes will be confirmed shortly! Submit your film today! Take advantage of the earlyb...

Submit to the NYC Independent Film Festival's Virtual Reality Category!

New this year at the NYC Independent Film Festival is our Virtual Reality category! You can submit your presentations for consideration for our 2017 festival exclusively through our website or Filmfreeway until January 31st! Visit http://bit.ly/1Jcd2Q1 for all info.  ...

Happy Hour (Literally) Screening Event

Join us for a night of laughs and liquor on January 27th! NYC Independent Film Festival's January Indie Night will be a screening of our best comedy shorts from past festivals. Your first drink is on us with a free drink ticket included with your screening ticket.  FILMS: The Universe of Scotch and Haagen-Dazs (2016) Crowd Control (2016) Kinder: Tinder for Kids (2016 Short Sketch Comedy Video Winner) The Dynamic Double Standard (2016) The Inventor of the Wheel (2016) H...

NYC Indie Film Festival Chiller Thrillers Screening Event

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With All Hallows' Eve fast approaching, join us on October 28th for a night of Chiller Thrillers! A two hour screening of our favorite thrillers from the New York City Independent Film Festival, get into the Halloween spirit and watch some films with a drink on us.  Come in costume and you can win our Best Costume Contest and get a VIP all access pass for the 2017 New York City Independent Film Festival with all day entry for films and our events! Lineup includes:  Mauv...

Early deadline fast approaching!!! August 31, 2016. Get your film in early and save! Be part of the excitement!

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Be part of the New York City Independent Film Festival! The 8th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival will take place May 2 - 7, 2017 and will present indie films fromaround the world, panels, live shows, parties, and more! NYCIndieFF celebrates the power of independent filmmaker and offers awards valued at over $12,000 USD. Submit your film today for your chance to win and join us in New York next spring! Early deadline ends Aug 31.   ...

NYTVF Opening Night Event: WGN’s MANHATTAN Season Two Celebration

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Get onboard with the show that TIME MAGAZINE called last season's “secret weapon” during this NYTVF Opening Night Special Event featuring a debut of an episode from the second season of WGN America’s MANHATTAN, produced by Lionsgate Television, Skydance Television and Tribune Studios. Screening followed by a talkback featuring cast members John Benjamin Hickey, Rachel Brosnahan, Ashley Zukerman, Michael Chernus, Katja Herbers and...

Invitation: Special screening event at NYU (December 5, 2014)

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FAO: filmmakers, students and film-lovers in New York City The Insight Film Festival would like to invite you to a special screening of award-winning short films and Q&A discussion with an expert panel.   This event is taking place from 6.00 p.m. on December 5. 2014, at Theater 006, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (Address: 721 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 <see map>).    Full details of this free event can be fo...

Let's Get Yeshey to New York City

Dear FilmFestivals.com readers, Our latest Insight Film Festival initiative is to get Yeshey Namgyal (a Bhutanese award-winning filmmaker) to New York City, to receive the prestigious PLURAL+ Insight Award 2014 in person. We have entered the last few days of raising money for an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for this to happen. http://bit.ly/IFFYeshey    Worldwide response has been incredible … but we still need to rais...

Cambodian Film, 'FREEDOM DEAL: The Story of Lucky' Screening in New York City, November 13th 2013 - NYC & East Coast Premiere

  Asian Film, ‘FREEDOM DEAL’, Reveals a New Supernatural Dimension to the US-Vietnam Conflict   NEW YORK, New York – A new movie from Southeast Asia, ‘Freedom Deal: The Story of Lucky’, will offer the East Coast of the USA a never-before-seen look at a secret part of the US-Vietnam conflict when it screens at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan on November 13th.     “My Cambodian colleagues and I followed ou...

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW -- BSFFNYC 2012 -- NOV. 2 - 4, 2012

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Devin Assuncao devin@brownfish.com   FOR TICKETS: www.brownfish.com Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC celebrates its 2nd year with more films, broader geographic representation, and special guests Brownfish Short Film Festival NYC (BSFFNYC) will stage its second annual celebration of the best in short film with 3 days of screenings, workshops, and awards. From November 2nd - 4th, 2012 Brownfish will present 23 films from 6 countries, includ...

Stage of Mind - Official Trailer

"Stage of Mind" is a new submission to ÉCU Film Festival 2013.  This is the story of a warm and lovely family, father,mother and the son. After the death of the lovely king of the country, the government searches for someone like the king to become the new king. They find the father of the family as the perfect match , So the family should move to the castle and this is the beginning of the divide bet ...

NYC HOLLARWEEN Horror Fest

The GrayMarkit Distribution HOLLARWEEN Horror Fest Thur OCT 18 - 25, 2012 From 6PM to 12AM MANHATTAN New York City. We are more just a festival we are an east-coast horror/sci-fi film distributor. We are looking for well made horror movies, shorts, trailers, and music videos with reasonable $10, $20, and $30 submissions fees and presenting film makers with a chance to make money. If your movie is rejected, we send a letter with specific reasons why we passed on your film, as evidence we watched it. As opposed to just taking your money and sending a vague templated rejection letter. Accepting submissions between now through 9/30/12. email: graymarkit@hotmail.com http://graymarkitfest.webs.com

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