The NYC Indie Film Awards are a monthly awards online competition based in the center of the most exciting city on this planet, and is a platform for Independent Filmmakers from all over the world to show their talents!

We are an online competition and don't have physical screenings, every award winner has the chance to purchase a trophy.

We are an official event on IMDb!

Awards & Prizes

Each awards category has three ranks, which means three winners (Diamond Award, Platinum Award, and Gold Award)

· Best Short Film
· Best Director
· Best Actor
· Best Actress
· Best Screenplay
· Best Original Score
· Best Cinematography
· Best Special Effects
· Best Editing

Rules & Terms

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· Every submission has to pick one main category
· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
· Works in progress are accepted
· Entries will not be returned
· Entry fees are non-refundable

72 Reviews

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    Herschel Medlin

    Amazing festival. Thank you for your review!

    December 2017
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    Olga and Andrii Andreiev

    Many thanks to the festival for choosing our film to participate in the contest. We will be happy many more times to take part in your festival. Thank you!

    November 2017
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    Stephen Gray

    We were thrilled to be apart of NYC Indie Film Awards. Great communication and quality.

    November 2017
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    Jo South

    I was delighted to be a part of this festival. Thank you.

    November 2017
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    Rita Figueiredo

    It was a wonderful experience to be part of this festival! :)

    November 2017