We at NYSFF are preparing for a fantastic festival of independent short filmmaking. We’ll be showcasing short films from around the world on Nov 10-16, 2023 at Manhattan’s best-loved independent cinema -- the Cinema Village .

Awards are made in each of the seven submission categories: Short Film; Documentary Short; Experimental Short; Animated Short; Sci-Fi Short; Horror Short; and Music Video.

1. All films must be under 50 minutes in length.

2). We only accept digital submissions. We accept no hardcopy submissions. Link us to your film on Vimeo or another hosting site.

3). Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to info@newyorkshort.com

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  • This was a spectacular experience. So many great films, thank you for putting Forest Halloween in the lineup! Long live the NYSFF!

    November 2022
  • Super fun to see my short on the big screen in NYC. Everyone at NYSFF was wonderful and responsive if I had questions.

    November 2022
  • Paul Rabinowitz

    This was an excellent festival and run very smoothly. I would submit again.

    November 2022
  • Mika Orr

    Wonderful festival. Good selection of films, super professional screening in great theatre in NYC. Good vibes, good people!

    November 2022
  • Absolutely thrilled at winning 'WORLDS BEYOND' BEST SCI-FI SHORT at NYSFF! Thank you Cailin and Kira for including us in such a fantastic festival. We will be back! Thank you!!!

    November 2022