YoungFilmmakers is a student based film festival that focuses on showing films by upcoming students in Middle, High School, and College.
We screen in a REAL Theater: Anthology Film Archives in New York City
We screen on a REAL Screen (French Glass screen to be exact)
We screen DCPs from a REAL cinema projector
We screen MORE FILMS each year than any other film festival!
YoungFilmmakers is a sister festival of Year Round Bi-Coastal Film Festival NewFilmmakers. All films accepted and screened are ELIGIBLE for the NewFilmmakers AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS!
Check out www.facebook.com/youngfilmmakersny/ for pictures from all of our ongoing screenings!
Awards & Prizes
"Audience Choice award" granted on a quarterly basis.
Rules & Terms
NewFilmmakers New York (“AltFest” “YoungFilmmakers” henceforth “sections”) are 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 undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless NewFilmmakers New York and its sections 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.
By submitting your film to NewFilmmakers NY or its sections you commit to a possible public screening of your film with NewFilmmakers NY. Films submitted may be moved, at the programmer’s discretion, within sections
NewFilmmakers and its sections are not liable for the return of films which have been submitted for screening or adjudication.
NewFilmmakers and its sections do not pay screening fees.
NewFilmmakers and its sections reserve the right to cancel and/or change screening dates without prior contact.
All submission fees to the festival and/or sections are nonrefundable. Filmmaker understands that submitting to multiple sections does not improve their chances of screening.
By being accepted into the NewFilmmakers or one of the section programs you agree to send a Digital screener within the stipulated deadline or forfeit your screening date. NewFilmmakers and its sections are not responsible for rescheduling films which have been pulled from consideration by the submitting party or have not furnished an accompanying digital screener within reasonable time.
NewFilmmakers and its sections are not responsible for the costs of receiving or shipping DCPs and all DCPs must be accompanied by a digital screener.