New York No Limits Film Series is a ongoing collection of screenings that presents the best films from around the world in the most unique and dynamic arts city in the world. No Limits provides filmmakers the opportunity and support to explore the most innovative, taboo and diverse shorts from anywhere in the world at the state of the art Wild Project event space. All year long, No Limits breaks the boundaries and spreads the canvass in any genre, no matter the vision from all over the world.

New York No Limits Film Series will present awards for Best Feature Film and Best Short Film, and the Audience Award at our Summit in September 2019.

Short films which exhibit at our short film events throughout the season are eligible for an additional screening at the Summit in September. Our Jury will select the Best Feature and Short Film award winners for 2019, which will be formally announced at the conclusion of the Summit.

Films of any genre are accepted for consideration to our screening series. Short films produced within 24 months of submission and under 39 minutes in length are eligible for consideration for screening in our periodic Short Film screening series. The best short films shown throughout the year will be selected by NYNL staff to be included in the 2019 Summit in September.

Feature films produced within 24 months of submission and 40 minutes or longer in running time will be selected by NYNL staff for inclusion in the Summit.

The NYNL jury will select the Best Short Film and Best Feature Film, which will be awarded a $500 and $750 prize respectively at the conclusion of the Summit.

All films must be received by listed deadline dates. Any applications received after each deadline will be considered for the next film series.

By submitting to New York No Limits Film Series, you are consenting to the exhibition of your film, use of all cast/crew names, and images associated with the film for exhibition and promotional purposes.

New York No Limits Film Series does not offer a screening fee to filmmakers.

By submitting a film, the submitter grants New York No Limits the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

In submitting a film, the submitter shall indemnify and hold harmless the New York No Limits Film Series from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.

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  • Kirsten Golden

    I had such a great time. The NYNL team truly cares about filmmakers and it shows. Robert and Tom are very supportive, personable, responsive and do all they can to help promote you and your work. I highly recommend participating if you can.

    October 2018
  • Ria Tobaccowala

    NYNL is an incredible series. The programmers are so supportive and put on a wonderful series. As a new filmmaker, I felt NYNL did a terrific job to help elevate my work in ways I haven't experienced at many other festivals. Highly recommend!

    September 2018
  • Lynnette Taylor

    A great experience! The festival was very well organized. Everyone was responsive, communicative, supportive. The films were well curated. The venues and selections of films were great! I can't speak highly enough about the organizers, they are still in touch and helping me with other festivals!

    September 2018
  • Dolan Chorng

    Wonderful festival with great people. Appreciate the highly selective curation of films!

    July 2018
  • The team behind NYNL was so helpful and supportive! They put on a fantastic film series and kept a strong, clear communication through the whole process.

    July 2018