NY Shorts Fest

New York Shorts International Film Festival
 
 
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New York’s premiere short film festival welcomed 52 short films and filmmakers from 5 countries in 2017. During the three days, we invite you to embark on this cinematic journey with us — filled with opportunities to meet filmmakers and see the very best shorts of the year.
 

 
What filmmakers are saying.... 
 
“[I am} very happy we spent the money on the festival and glad we had our New York premiere at NY Shorts. The staff have been incredibly helpful and accommodating.”
 
Bita Shafipour
Writer/Director 
Last Night Edinburgh 
 

 
“Fantastic festival experience! It was great to have a full house in a terrific venue with such wonderful people running the event. The audience seemed really jazzed about the films.”
 
Ingrid Price
Producer
In the Blind
 

 
"A wonderful experience in the heart of the Lower East Side. Great communication with festival organizers. Awesome venue. Very talented, and exceptionally nice group of filmmakers made networking easy." 
 
Mike Targus
Writer/Producer 
The Corridor. Defended.
 

 
"Festival was so fun and I met some awesome people. Great event!" 
 
LaReina Phelan
Actress/Producer 
Raghead 
 

 
"Wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the festival. I attended all but one of the programs this year and made some new filmmaker friends.  And it was great to see my work up on the big screen in a very strong and interesting field of films. It was a great networking opportunity, and 

I am very sad that the Sunshine is closing its doors as a theater! The festival was a good concluding celebration of this beloved indie venue.  Many thanks for the giving my film, such a fine screening event!

 
David Bemis
Writer/Director 
I Hate That
 

 
"I just wanted to thank you for being great host and for all the help in the weeks leading up to the festival. It was a great event and my family, along with myself, very much enjoyed it. I hope to have something to submit next year!"
 
Michael Pizzano
Writer/Director/Producer  
Workplace Woes: Scavengers Among Us 
 

 
"Thank you for a wonderful festival - it really was a great venue and great crowd in which to screen!"
 
Leslie Shearing  
Writer/Director  
The Bridge 
 

  
"The festival was great.  So many interesting films! 
 
Sydney Smith 
Writer/Director/Producer 
Hello 
 

 
"Thanks for all of your hard work and another successful festival. We are honored to have been selected to participate."
 
Rebecca Brillhart
Director/Producer  
Uncle Silas 
 

 
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