New York City Independent Film Festival


Dennis Cieri, Executive Director

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Spring (usually May)

Deadline: January (check website for additional submission dates)

Entry: $55 for features. $50 for shorts, TV pilots, and shorts scripts. $45 for super short films, music videos, art films,. $40 for web series. $30 for short sketch videos. $25 for virtual reality.


Features, Shorts, Web Series, Music Videos, Documentaries

Festival Season:



Home of the NYC Indie Awards, the festival aims to discover the artist filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public.