Museum of the Moving Image's Teen Council is excited to announce the annual Teen Film Festival, featuring short films—by you! If you’re between the ages of 13 and 19 and reside in any of the New York City boroughs, we encourage you to submit up to three short films. Horror, mystery, sci-fi, thriller: all genres are welcome! Let your creativity shine. 

Submission is free.
The password to submit is: MOMI-TFF24

Selected Films will be screened at MoMI’s Redstone Theater on Friday, May 17, 2024, followed by a brief Q&A with filmmakers. 

- Applicants must be between 13 and 19.

- Films should be between 30 seconds and 10 minutes, including credits. 

- Each applicant can submit a maximum of three films produced after May 2022. 

- All films should feature original content.

- The applicant must reside in any borough of New York City.

- Films should be appropriate for all audiences (approximately PG-13).

- We strongly recommend that you triple-check your audio levels and that your audio is not limited to one channel. Any film that includes main dialogue that is not in English must be submitted with subtitles.

Overall Rating
  • Yilang Chen

    Very good feeling, this is my happiest day, I will continue to do more and better works to share with you, this is my most beautiful 13 years old!

    May 2024