The Metropolitan Film Festival takes pleasure on acknowledging independent filmmakers, and writers by providing them with an opportunity to be awarded for their work.

Welcome to the 8th season of the Metropolitan Film Festival of NYC LA. Our purpose is to provide exposure for independent writers, producers, directors, etc..... from around the world. We offer 8 film categories that give you the opportunity to be recognized and awarded for your projects. All selections and winners of the 2021 session will be screened in Los Angeles.

Entries must have been produced within the past 10 years.
Submissions in other than English must be subtitled or dubbed.
The entry fee is per category and entries will not be returned.
Label DVD with the Tracking ID, Film Title and Telephone Number.
The Metropolitan 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 Metropolitan 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. Entries will not be returned and the Competition reserves the right to refuse entries.

Overall Rating
  • I'm glad to have been part of this wonderful festival. They carry through with everything they represent and with a professional delivery. Best regards!

    January 2021
  • I was honored to see my script, “Little Things Mean a Lot,” among the three award winners in the Metropolitan Film Festival of NYC LA. I would like to thank all those connected with the festival and commend them for their perseverance during the ongoing pandemic.

    August 2020
  • It is both rewarding and encouraging for my screenplay, THE QUISLING, an action-mystery screenplay centered on a long-held family secret to be the AWARD WINNER at the Metropolitan Film Festival of NYC. Many thanks and stay healthy.

    August 2020
  • The Real Thing - Winner: Best Script.

    Thank you for this award. Every aspect of the Metropolitan Film Festival of NYC has been superb – from the acuity of the judges to the timely and excellent communication. Onwards and upwards with your festival!

    August 2020
  • Me and the whole cast of "To A God Unknown" are deeply honored to have been a part of this great Festival, and truly grateful for the award!

    August 2020