Hopefully, we will be in person this year!

Across the Globe Film Festival 🎥 is an international independent film festival, located in New York City 🗽. The mission of AGFF is to showcase the filmmakers of tomorrow and to celebrate creativity, diversity, and independence in the art of cinema. AGFF is therefore a yearly film festival with annual screenings of the winners throughout the year 🍿.

The event will take place once a year with screenings of the yearly winners.
This is Across the Globe's second year in action and we can't wait to see your submission! 🎂

Official Selection
The filmmaker will receive a notification through email for Official Selection.

The official selection will then go on to jury selection of the monthly awards. Nominations and winners in each award will be notified through email. The categories are listed below:

🥇Best Feature film
🥇Best Short film
🥇Best Animated film
🥇Best Director
🥇Best Actor in a leading role
🥇Best Actress in a leading role
🥇Best Actor in a supporting role
🥇Best Actress in a supporting role
🥇Best Writing
🥇Best Cinematography
🥇Best Editing
🥇Best Music
🥇Best Student Film


- We only accept submissions through FilmFreeway.
- We only accept digital submissions (i.e. private Vimeo link or similar online video service).
- All submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.
- Students film have special discounts.
- By submitting you agree for your film to be screened at our venues up to 5 times.
- By submitting you agree to share your data with the festival for promotional purposes.
- For your film to be considered by the programing staff the correct fee must be paid in full.

Overall Rating
  • Great Festival 💠 Big thank you for the Finalist of our film JUST LIKE WATER 🎥 Greetings from Greece 🇬🇷

    November 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your support! Have to get to Greece sometime!! :)

  • Our Film's first award ❤ (best actor)

    August 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank you for the review! We hope to continue improving. I appreciate you!

  • “Yvette” is my first short film and these awards (BD, BAILR, BAISR) are such a huge encouragement for my team and myself! Once again, thanks to Across The Globe Film Festival!!

    August 2021
    Response from festival:

    You really have something with this film! Continue on the journey! We look forward to watching your progress!

  • Buttercup Film Productions

    Thank you so much for choosing my film "CLANDESTINE" to participate in your wonderful festival and for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role win. MANY THANKS!

    April 2021
    Response from festival:

    Of course! Thank you for applying! Can't wait to see where you are a few years from now!

  • Delighted to be part of the festival...It's an amazing experience to be declared Winner... congratulations to all the organisers for this wonderful event.....

    April 2021
    Response from festival:

    We appreciate the feedback!