New York City Popup Film Festival celebrates quality independent films. Our goal is to bring quality short films to an audience and offer independent filmmakers a place to showcase their work. We also work to create network opportunities for future work to be created.

Short films of all genres are considered for Festival Screening.

Outstanding work will be awarded for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay.

New York City Popup Film Festival is a one day festival, that kicks off with a networking hour, followed by quality short films. We follow the films with a Q&A from the filmmakers and actors in attendance. Then follow the screenings with additional networking opportunity.

Awards & Prizes

Winners will be awarded for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

Rules & Terms

-Films must have an online screener.
-Non-English films must have English language subtitles.
-NYC Popup Film Festival has the right to screen any film submitted to NYC Popup Film Festival
-Entry fees are not refundable.
-All selection decisions and award decisions are final and at the discretion of the festival.