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
  • Shiva Sawyer

    Very much delighted.
    Thanks guys, and wish you much, much success during the Time of Pandemic.

    May 2020
  • Thank you for being part of your festival. We are very happy about being selected in the festival. Your swift response in any requests is highly appreciated. Good luck with your next festival!

    February 2020
  • Many thanks to this wonderful festival. It was an honor to even be accepted, but extra special to win an award here; our cast and crew are extremely grateful🎬

    January 2020
  • Very pleased I submitted to the NYC Indie Festival

    October 2019
  • Igor Rados

    Very cool festival. Thank you for having us and for awarding our projects.

    October 2019