NYC Indie Film Festival Is Accepting Submissions to This Years Festival

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The Festival will take place in Mid-Town Manhattan, New York, NY in October 15-19, 2014.

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"Also a new Art Film section was added. To submit to the new Art Section filmmaker can use the super short film category."

Filmmakers all over the world can submit their films to the 5th New York City Independent Film Festival. The festival includes films in the following categories: feature-length, documentary, short, super-short, music video and the art video.

Filmmakers can submit to the New York City Independent Film Festival using the festival website ( or any of the following websites:,, or The deadline for filmmakers to send their films is May 31, 2014.

From October 15th to 19th, this year's festival is the place to be. During the event, filmmakers have the opportunity to meet several movie professionals and exchange experiences. In addition to screening the best indie films, the festival hosts parties, ceremonies and panel discussions with filmmakers, actors, directors, producers, musicians and crew members. The most important ceremony is the Best of Festival Awards that recognizes the best in 9 categories: director, actress, actor, script, narrative feature, music video, short film, documentary and super short film. Winners are selected by a board of movie professionals. Also a Mark of Distinction Award is offered to the audience’s choice.

This year, plans are to show well over 100 films. The 5th New York City Independent Film Festival will continue to uphold the tradition of promoting new and emerging voices in film, spoken word, music, and art. "Last year was by far the biggest and the best. And this year is going to be bigger." said Dennis Cieri Executive Director and Founder. "Also a new Art Film section was added. To submit to the new Art Section filmmaker can use the super short film category."

The festival takes place in the Producers Club, located in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district. It makes a wonderful home for the international cinematic tradition of the festival, with its spacious theaters, intimate lounge, urban décor and artistic history.


Visit the website to learn more about the festival as well as information about submissions and past years selected films. Join the festival on Twitter @NYCIndieFF, and Facebook at
5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival
What: selection of over 100 independent movies spanning feature, documentary, short, super short, music videos and art videos.
When: October 15-19, 2014
Where: 358 West 44th Street New York, NY
Learn more: or (917) 608-4784.

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