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
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    Russell Emanuel

    Great festival, thank you for the acceptance, we had a blast!

    March 2018
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    Nora Jaenicke

    This is a great festival! I won in 2 categories with my last film Between Seconds and I am looking forward to the announcement of the winners this month, as I submitted my next film. The films selected are top notch and the exposure is also helpful, as the festival takes place in NYC!

    March 2018
  • Great festival, great experience overall.

    March 2018
  • We are honored for the Silver Award of actress Veronica Brucato. Congratulations on your well-known and well-organized festival. Many thanks to the jury.

    February 2018
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    sandra kawar

    Great film festival with professional approach

    February 2018