The Triborough Film Festival is an exclusive battle of the boroughs braggers rights film festival for New York City filmmakers, by The Astoria Filmmakers Club.
Our club is a free, volunteer based program founded on three principles: Community, Creativity & Joy. The AFC is committed to provide opportunities for everyone in the club. We are a 501(c)3 dedicated to advancing careers, expanding your network and increasing skill sets while making ones original content. For more information you can follow The Astoria Filmmakers Club & The Triborough Film Festival on any social media platform.
It's very simple. Stop waiting, start doing. If you have a script or story that you want to tell, join the club now. By joining the club the AFC will give you all the tools needed to turn your story into a standardized script, a special presentation podcast of your original story, funds for your project and the crew to make it. The A.F.C. is designed to provide working opportunities for everyone in the club which includes talent, writers, directors as well as producers.
To generally foster filmmakers, writers, producers, talents, artist's businesses and the interests of those having a common financial or professional interest on the local, state, national and international plane, to accelerate reliable information as to the standing of filmmakers, related business firms and other related matters, to procure equal opportunity for investors and filmmakers, and of those having a common place, business, financial or professional interest within the general area, to promote and engage, to advance the civic, commercial, industrial, professional and agricultural media interests itself and in consort with other recognized organizations in the club, to promote the club and the prosperity of our members & to stimulate the public sentiment to these ends.
Best Cinematographer, Best Short, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Film, Best Actors, People choice award and more.
To qualify for the festival the film must have one of the three qualifications;
(1) The film must be set in New York City, (2) next a cast member must be from, currently in or raised in New York City, finally (3- any crew member) the Director, Writer or Producer, etc. must be currently in, from or raised in New York City.