The NYC Indie Film Awards are a monthly awards online competition based in the center of the most exciting city on this planet, and is a platform for Independent Filmmakers from all over the world to show their talents!

We are an online competition and don't have physical screening, every award winner has the chance to purchase a trophy.

We are an official event on IMDb!

Awards & Prizes

Each awards category has three ranks, which means three winners (Diamond Award, Platinum Award, and Gold Award)

· Best Short Film
· Best Director
· Best Actor
· Best Actress
· Best Screenplay
· Best Original Score
· Best Cinematography
· Best Special Effects
· Best Editing

Rules & Terms

· Entries must be in English or - Subtitled, dubbed in English.
· Every submission has to pick one main category
· Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker and each entry may be entered in multiple categories.
· All entries should be sent via FilmFreeway. Please don't send discs or any downloadable files to us.
· Works in progress are accepted
· Entries will not be returned
· Entry fees are non-refundable

61 Reviews

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    Johnny Zito

    Extremely pleased with this festival. Ecstatic to have been selected and win! Thank you NYC Indie Film Awards! I'll be submitting future projects for sure. I highly recommend fellow filmmakers to submit

    September 2017
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    Robert Webster

    I am incredible happy and proud that I got an award in New York.
    A dream city!

    October 2017
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    DNX Films

    Great communication of the awards, but i think its better if you gave a personal review of the short film. We are willing to work hand i hand with the festival.

    October 2017
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    Declan Mayfair

    This is a fantastic festival. Excellent communication. I recommend it to fellow screenwriters.

    October 2017
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    Murtdha Hameed

    Thank you so much for your efforts and your feedback you made all people in Iraq happy with this great news about Mariam winner
    no words can express how grateful we are to all of you
    Thnaks again

    October 2017