New York No Limits Film Series is a ongoing collection of screenings that presents the best films from around the world in the most unique and dynamic arts city in the world. No Limits provides filmmakers the opportunity and support to explore the most innovative, taboo and diverse shorts from anywhere in the world at the state of the art Wild Project event space. All year long, No Limits breaks the boundaries and spreads the canvass in any genre, no matter the vision from all over the world.

Awards & Prizes

New York No Limits Film Series will present awards for best Feature Film and Best Short Film, and the Audience Award at our Summit in November 2017.

Short films which exhibit at our short film events throughout the season are eligible for an additional screening at the Summit in November. Films exhibited at the Summit will be reviewed by our Jury, who will select the Best Feature and Short Film award winners.

Rules & Terms

Films of any genre are accepted for consideration to our screening series. Short films produced within 24 months of submission and under 39 minutes in length are eligible for consideration for screening in our periodic Short Film screening series. The best short films shown throughout the year will be selected by NYNL staff to be included in the 2017 Summit in November.

Feature films produced within 24 months of submission and 40 minutes or longer in running time will be selected by NYNL staff for inclusion in the Summit.

The NYNL jury will select the Best Short Film and Best Feature Film, which will be awarded a $500 and $750 prize respectively at the conclusion of the Summit.

All films must be received by listed deadline dates. Any applications received after each deadline will be considered for the next film series.

By submitting to New York No Limits Film Series, you are consenting to the exhibition of your film, use of all cast/crew names, and images associated with the film for exhibition and promotional purposes.

New York No Limits Film Series does not offer a screening fee to filmmakers.

By submitting a film, the submitter grants New York No Limits 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.

In submitting a film, the submitter shall indemnify and hold harmless the New York No Limits Film Series 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.

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    Benjamin Shweky

    A great time was had at NYNL. They provided what many of us - especially us newcomers to the scene - so eagerly seek: validation. Communication was spot-on, and it was obvious they wanted to make us feel special, which we appreciated as the greatest hospitality of all. You might think that what I'm writing is fluff, but they really do a great job. The Q&A in particular stuck out to me. The audience was interested, and the questions directed to those of us onstage by Jennifer were both smart as well as stimulating. Many thanks to Robert and Tom for their hard work in making this festival such a delight. See you all at the next one!

    January 2017
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    Chiahao Chou

    This is a terrific festival. Great atmosphere. Warm and friendly reception. Very dedicated!

    December 2016
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    Nathalie Blomme

    Very glad to be selected at this festival ! I could not be present at the screening because of the distance (living in France), but the contact with the organizers was great ! And as I saw on the pics of the event, the ambience must have been big-time ! Thanks again !

    August 2016
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    Rafael De Leon Jr.

    NYNL is a great film series that screens diverse, high-quality lineups of films. The wide array of genres and the abundance of talent on display here make for an extremely interesting and fulfilling cinematic experience. The programmers are very passionate in their support of the short film format and the artists who create these films. The communication is very prompt and helpful as well. Highly recommended.

    August 2016
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    Holly Villaire

    A terrific time was had by all who participated in this wonderful New York festival, run by two great guys who really care about quality films and the artists who make them!

    August 2016