SUBMISSIONS FOR OUR 2020 EVENT WILL OPEN IN APRIL 8, 2019
IN 2019 OUR FILM FESTIVAL: FULL PRESS REPORT REACHED 81,438,142
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TO CELEBRATE OUR 11th ANNIVERSARY
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
NYCIFF MISSION STATEMENT:
NYCIFF, New York City International Film Festival was founded in 2009 to celebrate the arts of film.
A 501 C (3) for the Arts, was founded with the purpose to New York City the center of For indie filmmakers in the US and a door to international talents to bring their creativity to USA.
providing opportunities to emerging and established filmmakers, writers, directors and performers giving the New York City platform to showcase their creativity: Films, TV Shows Documentaries and performers to enriches the lives of its citizen while contributing to the Local Economy
We want to encourage filmmakers from all over the world to participate in this event with the support of the City of New York.
Submit your film to one of the circuit’s most celebrated Film Festivals
♣ BEST SHORT FILMS UP TO 15 MINUTES
♣ BEST SHORT FILMS ABOVE 15 MINUTE TO 40 MIN.
♣ BEST SCI-FI SHORT FIM
♣ BEST HORROR SHORT FILM
♣ BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
♣ BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM
♣ BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT
♣ BEST DIRECTOR IN A SHORT FILM
♣ NYCIFF FOUNDATION
PHILANTHROPIC AWARD FOR ART CULTURE & FILM
♣ FEATURE FILMS CATEGORIES
All feature-length shot in New York City are eligible for the:
♣ Best New York Narrative” (Must be a NY Premiere)
♣ Best New York Documentary” awards. (Must be a NY Premiere.)
♣ BEST DOCUMENTARY
♣ BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
♣ BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
♣ BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
♣ BEST LEADING ACTRESS
♣ BEST LEADING ACTOR
♣ BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
♣ BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
♣ BEST DIRECTOR IN A FEATURE FILM
♣ BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
♣ BEST FEATURE FILM
SCRIPTS AWARDS IN EVEERY GENRE / CATEGORIES
♣ BEST SCRIPT NARRATIVE
♣ BEST SCRIPT Sci fi
♣ BEST SCRIPT DRAMA
♣ BEST SCRIPT COMEDY
♣ BEST SCRIPT HORROR
♣ BEST SCRIPT ROMANCE
♣ BEST SCRIPT FOR TV SERIES
♣ BEST SCRIPT FOR TV PILOTS
NEW YORK CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GENERAL RULES 2020
1. New York City International Film Festival defines a short film as any film with a running time less than 40 minutes.
2. New York City International Film Festival defines a feature film as any film with a running time greater then 40 minutes up.
3. Films must have been completed in the current or previous year ( 2018 /19 /2020).
4. The applicant holds the sole responsibility of copyright clearance of any copyrighted material in the film. Films including unauthorized copyrighted material are ineligible.
5. Films not in English must be subtitled in English unless dialogue is minimal and not necessary for the comprehension of the Film.
6. If your film is accepted You Must send us the POSTER, Film Information, Trailer and Film in MP4 Blu Ray or DCP - within ONE (1) week of the film acceptance, if not we will overturn the Accepted to Unaccepted film without any prejudice
7. Accepted films must be in Blu-Ray or DCP
TERMS AND CONDITIONS :
1. Films CAN BE RETURN IF FILMMAKER SEND US A PRE-PAID FEDEX OR ANY OTHER CARRIER THEY WISH TO USE.
2. NYCIFF is under no obligation to provide comments regarding submitted films to any applicant. The festival is not responsible for any internal comments obtained by the applicant regarding their film.
Scripts must be written in English
GENERAL RULES FOR SCRIPT
Script Writers irrevocably grants New York City International Film Festival, -NYCIFF _ the right to use, for promotional purposes, a brief synopsis of the Script if it is selected as a finalist by the Festival.
SUBMIT YOUR SCRIPT IN A PDF FILE.
It is the Writer sole responsibility to register material with the U.S. Copyright Office and/or with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) West or the appropriate agency in his/her country.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
By clicking on Agree below, the undersigned Script Writer hereby irrevocably offers to NYCIFF Script Competition (“Festival”) the right to list the title, brief synopsis and writer's name for the script submitted herewith (“Script”) in the Festival Program Guide as determined best by the Festival in its sole discretion.
NYCIFF won’t ACCEPT:
SCRIPTS OF ANY EXISTING TV SERIES / TV SHOWS.
SCRIPTS ALREADY IN DEVELOPMENT
HAD MONEY INVESTED
ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.
If Festival selects the Script for the Festival; the Festival shall have the irrevocable right, but not the obligation, to announce the Script's Official Selection status at the 2020 NYCIFF Program Guide, at Festival’s sole discretion.
The undersigned individual or corporation submitting the Script (referred to as “Script Writer” herein) hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the script for listing and to accept the terms of this Submission Agreement as Script Writer or Script Writer’s authorized representative; that it understands and accepts the terms of this Submission Agreement; and that all information it has provided on the submission form is accurate and may be used by Festival for promotional purposes.
The Festival reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel any event due to storm, power outage, flood, war, civil unrest, fire, earthquake or any other circumstance deemed beyond the Festival's control. If the event can be re-scheduled.
IF A FILM WAS ACCEPTED NEW YORK CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WONT REFUND ANY SUBMISSION, NYCIFF WILL RE SCHEDULE THE FILMS due to storm, power outage, flood, war, civil unrest, fire, earthquake or any other circumstance deemed beyond the Festival's control. If the event can be re-scheduled.
Script Writer shall indemnify and hold New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) harmless 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 in connection with the Script involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, and/or loss of or damage to the script submitted. In particular, Filmmaker expressly warrants it has obtained all necessary copyright clearances for original works of authorship used in the Script.
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Dates & Deadlines:
REGULAR DEADLINE December 31, 2019
LATE DEADLINE: January 31, 2020
EXTENDED DEADLINE: February 25, 2020
NOTIFICATION: MARCH 1, 2020
FESTIVAL DATES: March 23 to 27, 2020
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