The NYC Indie Film Awards are a monthly awards 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 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

54 Reviews

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    Harry Assouline

    Very kind and professional team!

    July 2017
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    Graciela Cassel

    It was an amazing experience

    July 2017
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    Janice Walker

    The NYC Indie Film Awards was a great monthly festival. I was fortunate to be awarded the Diamond Award for my 1st Screenplay, which was absolutely phenomenal!! Hats off to the organizers!! Thank you to the NYC FA!

    July 2017
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    Daniel Chan

    Excellent learning experience for young filmmakers. Our student - Time Flies project took away three awards. We are highly motivated and grateful for the participation opportunity. Will continue to support and contribute our works to this great learning platform.

    July 2017
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    Charles Ouda

    Great experience! Wonderful!

    Will definitely submit again!

    July 2017