NYC Indie Film Festival Announces More Prizes for Filmmakers

Prizewinners will be announced during the Awards ceremony that takes place in October, closing the festival. All films submitted can qualify for the festival selection, for the Best of Festival Award and for the prizes.

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Best of Festival Awards recognizes the best in 9 categories.

Films will be judged by other indie filmmakers. This mean that awarded movies and professionals are rightfully chosen.

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2014

The New York City Indie Film Festival just announced more prizes for indie filmmakers. The festival will offer a $2,500 total cash prizes for the three best films in the Short category: 1st place wins $1,200, 2nd place wins $800 and 3rd place wins a $500 cash prize.

Super short filmmakers who submit their work to the 5th NYC Indie Film Festival are also competing for prizes: 1st place wins a Sony Vegas Pro Suite (retail value $ 899.00), 2nd place wins a Sony Vegas Pro (retail value $ 599.00) and 3rd place wins a Sony Vegas Pro Edit (retail value $ 399.00).

“Films will be judged by other indie filmmakers. This means that awarded movies and professionals are rightfully chosen,” said Dennis Cieri, Executive Director and Founder of the NYC Indie Film Festival. In addition to the prizes, the Best of Festival Awards recognizes the best in 9 categories: director, actress, actor, script, narrative feature, music video, short film, documentary and super short film. The ceremony will be held on October 19th closing the festival.

The deadline for filmmakers to submit a film is May 31, 2014. 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.

Visit the website http://www.nycindieff.com 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 facebook.com/nycindieff.

5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival
Selection of over 100 independent movies spanning feature, documentary, short, super short, music videos and art videos.
From October 15th to 19th, 2014. In the Producers Club, 358 West 44th Street, New York, NY
Learn more: http://www.nycindieff.com or (917) 608-4784.