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!

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

· 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

Overall Rating
  • Sila Agavale

    NYC Indie film awards let know immediately the results and I must say it was very exciting. To get the email, congratulations your film is a Winner. Thank you. It was a great experience being a part of the festival.

    May 2019
  • Thank you from all the "Vietnam Veterans", producers and crew that worked on "Vietnam Aftermath"

    May 2019
  • Jason Johnson

    Great Festival to represent NYC’s indie filmmakers. Honored to be an award winner and looking forward to submitting again!

    May 2019
  • Keith Large

    Excellent festival. So supportive of the Indie Film Maker. One to enter.

    February 2019

    Great festival Thanks NYC Indie Film Awards

    December 2018