2020 WINNERS & OFFICIAL SELECTIONS
https://www.synergymotion.com/2020-winners-and-selections

COVID19 UPDATE

Synergy Film Festival 2020 will be running offline this year due to corona virus quarantine and social distance situation. 
We are sorry to announce to cancel our festival event night however its a mandatory for us to to consider everyone's safety and follow social distance rules.

SCREENING/AWARD EVENT NOTICE:
2020 and 2021 Events will be together at September 1 ,2021.
We will celebrate both years official selections and winners.

Notification date is August 20, Official selections and winners will be notified by Our website and FilmFreeway by August 20 2020

Welcome to Synergy Film Festival. We are an annual competition based in New York City. We want the best worldwide film stories to promote filmmakers’ and help them to reach bigger audiences..

The Synergy Film Festival. is an open door for independent and student filmmakers. It's a special jury formed by academicians, producers, and professional filmmakers.

Synergy Film Festival. is delighted to announce that we are accepting our 2019 and 2020 submission

The Festival offers you the chance to meet other filmmakers and industry professionals to exchange ideas and collaborate in a highly creative and inspiring atmosphere.

Synergy Film Festival.l is an international film festival founded by Synergy Motion Production in New York City, USA at 2018.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Short films, Animation, Music videos, Student movies, Web series/video, and Experimental movies.

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At Synergy Film Festival we care about your skills and vision.

AWARDS

-Laurel
-Trophy
-Certificate

AWARDS & RULES
All genres/forms accepted. Seeking Short Films, Music Videos, Experimental Works,Web series and Animation.

All foreign-language works MUST be subtitled in English to be considered.

1. Submission Eligibility
- All submissions must have been completed after January 1, 2018.
- There is no premiere policy.

2. Exhibition Format: h.264 Quicktime file

3. Please disregard any automatic notifications from FilmFreeway. If you don't hear from us DIRECTLY via email, your work is still in consideration for the 2018-2019 Manhattanhenge Film Festival. Please bear with us as we carefully review all works submitted to us with extreme care and consideration.

Synergy Film Festival will be given out certificates, laurels and trophies to the nominated submissions are given in these categories for cinematic excellence. One winner will be chosen by the judges to receive a Throphy, Laurel and a certificate.

International selected nominees who cannot attend the awards ceremony will be contacted by the team to have their certificates/trophies sent to them.

→ All films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.

→ All films must have been made in or after 2015.

→ Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials.

→ By submitting to us, you give us the right to screen your film in front of a live audience.

→ Nominations: All films nominated for every category.
Official Selection: Films selected for screening will be notified via email. If you received a Nomination email, but no Official Selection email, it means your film will not be screened, but is still a contender for an award in its category.
Award Winners: Chosen from both the Nominations and the Official Selection.

→ We may promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us with.

→ We retain the right to change the date and venue of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through our online platforms.

→ We place no restrictions on your work in terms of premiere status or whether your work has been made available online.

→ Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If, at the time of judging, your video file doesn’t work or doesn’t have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submission process, and a solution will be found.

→ We cannot provide refunds.

→ By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receiving marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties.

→ We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.

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  • Matthew Pell

    Friendly and comprehensive communication from the Festival. A wonderful gesture to have the 2020 artists show next year. Stylish Laurels too!

    August 2020