The NYC |Indie Film Collective celebrates independent collaborative filmmaking all over the world. We screen works in progress, conduct workshops, and build community,

The 2017 New York Indie Film Collective INTERNATIONAL FILM Festival is open to filmmakers who share our passion for telling stories that entertain, engage, and inform audiences.

Awards & Prizes

Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Made In The Garden State Film
Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Animation
Best Student Film
Best Music Video
Best Script
Audience Award
Best Overall HMU/Sfx
Best Cinemetography
Best Story
Best Supporting Actor
Best VR Film
Best Experimental

Select Number of Honorable Mention Awards

Rules & Terms

The NYC | Indie Film Collective INTERNATIONAL FILM Festival General Submissions Rules
+ Submissions in other than English must be subtitled or dubbed.
+ The entry fee is per category.
+ Entries must have been produced within the past ten years.
+ Label DVD with the FilmFreeway Tracking ID, Film Title, and Email Address.
+ AND a Digital Screener submitted via FilmFreeway.

The NY Indie Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.

The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.

The Competition reserves the right to refuse entries. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The New York Indie Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. Entries will not be returned.