2019 Festival Events
Awards Ceremony and Closing Party Fan Tickets
May 12, 2019 7:00pmThe 10th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival Awards Ceremony is May 12, 2019. Join the filmmakers from around the world as we salute the best indie filmmakers in the world! Here is your chance to join in all the fun and excitement of the 10 Annual Independent Film Festival Awards Ceremony!
Women in Film Panel
May 9, 2019 7:15pmJoanna Pickering, Moderator
Joanna Pickering is a British writer, actress and activist. Her writing is official selection for Screencraft Stage Plays and HBO’s ITV festival top 5 finalists in 2018. She is a selected screenwriter for NY Women in Film. Her short film Boardwalk screened at The Anthology Film Archives Theater in New York City in October 2018. She is a 2019 recipient ...
LGBTQ+ Filmmakers Panel
May 7, 2019 6:45pmDavid Lally, Moderator:
David Lally started his career as an actor, but switched to improv after training at Chicao's famed Second City. After a stint in Chicago's first LGBT comedy group, The Boys in the Bathroom, he went on to be one of the founding members of The Oxy-Morons (serious comedians). He began writing plays to write himself better parts, eventually giving up acting ...
May 7, 2019 5:30pmCreators Panel!
Jeff Ayars, Moderator
Jeff is a filmmaker, actor, and 1/2 of the comedy duo Cannibal Milkshake, known for their viral parodies featured by Comedy Central, The New Yorker, Funny or Die , CollegeHumor, and Elizabeth Banks' WhoHaha Network. He recently produced & starred in the psychological-thriller feature, This Is Our Home, which premiered at the 20...
Archive Footage Panel
May 10, 2019 6:00pmJessica Sroczynski, Moderator
Jessica Sroczynski is a Coordinator at the NYC Independent Film Festival and NYC 2 Paris Film Festival, as well as an intern for the publicity and marketing team at Magnolia Pictures. She also co-produces a stand-up comedy show called Push, Mrs. Johnson!
Mat Flasque, Panelist
Mat Flasque is the director and co-owner of...