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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  • Daniel Aronskind

    Had a great time. Great festival and great venue! Strong collection of shorts!

    December 2022
  • Stephen G.

    Cailin Kless was an amazing festival director! We had a great time and enjoyed the Film Festival immensely....

    December 2022
  • Jay Masai

    Great festival, programmers go out there way to make it an enjoyable event.

    December 2022
  • 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