New Partner: Backstage

Posted By admin on December 4, 2017 5:25pm

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: Submit your project before November 30th for your free access to Backstage!


Prize Update: First Prizes Confirmed

Posted By admin on December 4, 2017 5:24pm

In 2018, International Screenwriters' Association will be awarding the 10 finalists in our short script competition with ISAConnect Memberships. 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 earlybird rates and submit before...


Submissions NOW open for 2018 NYC Independent Film Festival

Posted By admin on December 4, 2017 5:24pm

With our latest edition coming to a close, we are excited to announce this has been our greatest year yet! The NYC Independent Film Festival had 4,200 attendees over a week of screenings, events, panels, and parties. The 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival will be held May 7 - 13, 2018. The NYC Indie Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short...


Film Review: Setting Them Straight

Posted By admin on July 29, 2015 5:33pm

‘Setting Them Straight’ is a clever little film with a hilarious twist and solid performances from its leads. The film centers around a man, Joshua, who is visiting his parents in order to “come out” to them. The beginning of the film plays out like a typical “coming out to one’s parents” moment but suddenly takes a turn when Joshua reveals that he is in fact, straight. This comes as a shock...


Review: Prosopon

Posted By admin on July 21, 2015 7:16pm

A very heartwarming story told through wonderful animation and sound editing. Leaving the chaos of the riot behind him, a riot policeman holding a baton enters a dark alleyway. As he begins to question his role and impact in the situation, he is startled by an old woman brandishing a metal spoon and pot. Initially rejecting her playful advances, the policeman eventually realizes that the old...


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