WE ARE NEW YORK TOUGH!
2021 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN at: http://filmfreeway.com/ICPEntfilmfestival
for the 7th Annual ICP Entertainment Film Festival! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ a curated Festival πŸ’―

Sponsorship Opportunities, Press or volunteer inquiries Email: icpentfilmfestival@gmail.com
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOU-TUBE Channel at http://www.youtube.com/therhymeimpersonator and view past HIGHLIGHTS of our Annual Film Festival.!

Due to the COVID-19 Delta variant and it's increasing number of cases, for the safety of all of our winning filmmakers, sponsors, VIP attendees and celebrity guests, and most of all the respect for all of our frontline healthcare workers across the globe, sadly our 7th Annual ICP Ent Film Festival will not be hosted at the legendary Quad Cinema, but at

SAAR indian restaurant
241 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019

20% of our event proceeds will help support Feed India
https://www.feedingindia.org
Providing much needed food relief for Indians directly impacted and affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Red Carpet walk will be held outdoors followed by a delightful 3 course indian dinner prepare by celebrity chef Hemath Mathur
All CDC rules and regulations will be followed.

Our 7th Annual ICP Ent. Film Festival screening will be held online @ Xerb Tv ( https://xerb.tv/channel/7thicpentfilmfestival/virtual-events) from Oct 9- Nov 9, 2021. Friday October 8, 2021 Red Carpet opening night

Program schedule:

5:00pm
Arrival time for Press and Media

5:30 to 6:45pm
Red carpet walk, media interviews and awards ceremony

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dinner

Who will win 10 of our most prestigious and coveted titles this year? πŸ† WILL IT BE YOU?

BEST COVID-19 Filmmakers Challenge

BEST BLACK LIVES MATTER

Filmmakers Challenge

BEST ANIMATION

BEST COMEDY FILM

BEST DRAMA FILM

BEST HORROR FILM

BEST WEB SERIES

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

And a special BEST ACTRESS πŸ†Award

We are praying for all Filmmakers and their families across the globe 🌎 in these most uncertain times πŸ™. We also pray for our Frontline Healthcare Workers in nyc, neighboring states, and across our entire globe who have made the ultimate sacrifice for US! ❀ in the wake of the Covid19 Pandemic.

The Best of Luck to you all never give up on your dreams 😊 get ready for another amazing year of independent filmmaking πŸŽ₯. We look forward to viewing your films and we thank you in advance for your support of our festival β€πŸ™."

Richard Oliver Jr.
(Founder/creative director)

Veena Kondapalli
(Co Founder)

ICP Entertainment
Website: www.icpentertainment.org

Screening and Award Ceremony Night selected filmmakers in 9 winning Catagories with an honorable BEST ACTRESS AWARD WINNER!. All will receive a plaque to forever commemorate their work, as an -OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE ICP ENTERTAINMENT FILM FESTIVAL!
Due to Covid-19 This Red Carpet Ceremony will be held at a private outdoor location in NYC with only 6 attendees, some of which will be NYC Frontline heroes who will accept all the winning trophies LIVE on the Red Carpet for all the winning filmmakers unable to attend due to Covid-19.

A 10 Minute Q&A SESSION! will be conducted via Zoom Online.

Selected WINNERS will also receive an exclusive virtual ZOOM interview on The Rhyme Impersonator Show ARTIST SPOTLIGHT SERIES! To air on their YOU-TUBE Channel at www.youtube.com/therhymeimpersonator

Additional promotion, marketing and advertising exposure around all of the nominated and official selected short films!

WE WISH ALL OF YOU TALENTED AND BUDDING FILMMAKERS IN THE USA AND ACROSS THE GLOBE THE BEST OF LUCK! WE LOOK FORWARD TO VIEWING YOUR FILMS....

In the ICP Entertainment Film Festival, filmmakers will pay a SUBMISSION fee and submit their short film(s) via FilmFreeway for review and consideration. The shorts and feature films will then be reviewed by a select panel of judges and only 1 film in the following categories will be selected to screen:

BEST BLACK LIVES MATTER Filmmakers Challenge
BEST COVID-19 Filmmakers Challenge
BEST COMEDY
BEST DRAMA
BEST HORROR
BEST ANIMATION
BEST WEB SERIES
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST MUSIC VIDEO

1) All films must have been completed not earlier than January 1, 2012.
Length of short film: 5-30 minutes, features 90 min to 1hour.

2) Films must be in English or have English subtitles

3) Films can be submitted via FilmFreeway.

4) ICP Entertainment Film Festival does not require World Premiere but appreciates if you notify us if you are either a World Premiere, International Premiere (your first premiere outside your country of origin), North American Premiere or New York Premiere.

5) Entry fees are in U.S. dollars, per film entry and are non-refundable.

6) Submitting filmmakers/individuals will be notified by e-mail on or before Oct 18, 2021

7) Regarding shipping to ICP Entertainment Film Festival, the submitting filmmaker will be responsible for the mailing/shipping cost of the work, both for the submitted cut for consideration screeners, and final screener copy for screening at the film festival.

8) All submitted entry materials will not be returned.

10) A filmmaker with multiple entries (titles) must submit each entry and entry fee separately.

11) The ICP Entertainment Film Festival reserves the right to remove a film from the festival program for any reason or for no reason and shall not be liable for any refund or claims of any kind arising out of such removal.

The ICP Entertainment Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless ICP Entertainment Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

For any additional information concerning submissions, contact us at icpentfilmfestival@gmail.com

The ICP Entertainment Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The ICP Entertainment Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. For any additional information concerning submissions, contact us at icpentfilmgfestival@gmail.com

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  • Really enjoyed the experience. Communication was great.

    October 2021
  • AurΓ©lien Mathieu

    ICP Entertainment Film Festival is a great festival, the organisation was very caring and professional ! I higly recommand filmakers to participate.

    October 2020
  • This festival is one of the really good ones. They are there for the right reason, to inspire young filmmakers to go out and do it!! The staff is super helpful and so positive, lots of great energy, and they LOVE film!

    November 2018