The generous support of individuals has allowed us to provide hundreds of thousands of individuals of all ages with high-quality programming over the past 9 years. As a nonprofit arts organization, your support is needed to continue our programming. There are many ways to get involved and many ways to support us.

Make a donation online

Make a donation online today using the options on the right and contribute to the many initiatives at NYC Independent Film Festival.


Make a donation through the mail

Check donations can be mailed to us at the following address:

New York City Independent Film Festival
358 West 44th Street / Second Floor (Producers Club) / New York, NY 10036

Become a VIP Pass Holder ($150)

Join us for the 9th New York City Independent Film Festival from May 7 to May 13, 2018! This is your ticket to all the FUN of the 9th Annual Festival! The VIP Full Festival pass guarantees entry into ALL Festival events including film screenings and industry panels. This year the Festival will screen 300 films and with the VIP pass you can watch them all! Aspiring filmmakers, come learn from industry professionals in one, or all!, of our many panels.

The VIP Pass is also your personal invitation to the exclusive Opening Party, Awards Ceremony, and Closing Party. Open to invited filmmakers, press, partners, and staff - you will have the opportunity to be the first in the public to celebrate and rub-shoulders with the invited filmmakers of the 2018 official selections as well as meet the Festival staff, who brings the week-long event to NYC each year!

Take advantage of the early bird special price and purchase your Pass today! To ensure that you get a seat in all films you wish to attend, you will be contacted once the official schedule has been announced to reserve seating in the film sessions of your choice. Click here to purchase your pass!

Make a Matching Gift

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Become a Partner/Advertiser

The Festival offers exceptional sponsorship opportunities to meet your organization's marketing and philanthropic goals. We also offer many advertising opportunities at our events, festival program guide, slide shows, website, and in our bi-monthly newsletter. By advertising, your organization will reach a community of loyal film fans and film industry professionals. For more information email us at

Attend one of our Events

New York City Independent Film Festival holds a number of programs and events throughout the year. These fun and exciting events enable you to meet and network with other community members all while supporting visual storytelling.

New York City Independent Film Festival / May 7th - May 13th / 2018

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