NY Shorts Fest

CALL FOR ENTRIES
 
OPEN
 
Read the entry requirements before you complete the online entry form. 
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Films must NOT have screened in a SHORT film festival in New York.
  • Films must have been completed after July 1, 2018
  • All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
  • All films must be submitted via online screener.
  • Works-in-progress will be considered, provided they will be completed prior to the festival.
  • Please do NOT send stills or press kits.  If your film is selected we will ask you to email us a still image at that time.
  • You may enter more than one film, but you must complete a separate entry form and pay entry fee for each film. 

 
DEADLINES
  • Early Deadline: January 19, 2019
  • Regular Deadline: February 16, 2019 
  • Late Deadline: March 23, 2019
  • Extended Deadline: April 13, 2019

FEES
Shorts   
Open to all filmmakers based outside New York's five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island). All genres welcome under 45 minutes, for each entry:
  • Early Deadline: $39
  • Regular Deadline: $49
  • Late Deadline: $59
  • Extended Deadline: $69
 

 
Shorts Made in New York 
Open to filmmakers based in New York City with shorts filmed (principal photography) in one of New York's five boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island). All genres welcome under 45 minutes, for each entry: 
  • Early Deadline: $35
  • Regular Deadline: $45
  • Late Deadline: $55
  • Extended Deadline: $65
 
   -  You can pay entry fee online using any major credit card
   -  Films will not be viewed without payment
   -  All fees are non-refundable
 

SELECTION

  • Film selection for the Festival will be made by our screening committee. 
  • All filmmakers will be notified via email of acceptance. 

 
AWARDS   
  •  Grand Prize
  •  Best International
  •  Best Drama
  •  Best Comedy
  •  Best Animation
  •  Best Documentary
  •  Best Experimental
  •  Best Music Video
  •  Best Web Series
* Note if any category does not meet the standard deemed award worthy by the judging committee, it’s possible that there will be no award announced in that category. 
 

ONLINE SCREENER

Submit your film online by providing a secure link with password. Pay entry fee online using your credit card, you do NOT need to mail us any physical materials.
 

  
 

 
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