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Video Art and Experimental Film Festival 2019 (Nov. 7th-9th)

Video Art and Experimental Film Festival 2019 at Tribeca Film Center & DCTV The Eighth Annual Video Art and Experimental Film Festival (VAEFF) introduces New York City to the most conceptually challenging, aesthetically daring, and provocative video art and experimental film from around the world. The festival continues

Tel-Aviv International Student Film Festival

The Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival welcomes you to its 22nd edition! The festival will take place for the first time in its Online edition, and will include short film screenings, guests of honor master classes via Zoom and many more. All that will


The Hellenic Film Society presents the first-ever virtual Greek film festival in the US, July 10-20. Their line-up includes carefully-curated, award-winning films, including US premieres and the latest by director Costa-Gavras.

The Winter Film Awards is Accepting Submissions

WINTER FILM AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL would love to see your latest work! The Festival showcases the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world – we seek emerging filmmakers in all genres from around the world with a special emphasis on highlighting the work

Apply for the BlackStar Pitch: July 12th Deadline

In 2020, the BlackStar Film Festival will host the second annual BlackStar Pitch. Filmmakers will pitch their projects in front of a virtual audience and a panel of judges to receive feedback and have an opportunity to win a $25K co-production deal with WORLD Channel.

DOC NYC is Accepting Submissions for the “Only in New York” Festival

DOC NYC, New York’s documentary festival, takes place annually in November. Its Only In New York (OINY) program is co-presented by Showtime Documentary Films and connects filmmakers who have works-in-progress (features or series) to industry representatives. Due to COVID-19 and anticipated public health directives, OINY

Prime Video’s SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection from April 27–May 6

Announcing the April 27 launch of the Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection from Amazon Prime Video and SXSW with 39 films, composed of narrative and documentary features, short films, and episodic titles. Filmmakers in the official 2020 SXSW Film Festival lineup were invited

Submit 1 Minute Films to Bowery Film Festival

COVID-19 FILMS Due to the unprecedented Coronavirus crisis and the challenging times, we are opening up this FREE CATEGORY for all filmmakers and creators (free to submit). We are looking for 1 minute shorts in any digital format (including films shot on smart phones or

Call for Entries – Show Me Shorts in New Zealand

Welcome to Show Me Shorts – Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. We are now calling for entries for our fifteenth edition, set to take place during 3-25 October 2020. Send us your films! Each year our programmers curate a selection of the

Students Invited to NY Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase, Feb 14-16

New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase “Love at First Bite” Trailer: February 14-16 SVA Theater 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 Use code on Student tickets at checkout: AAuniWS20 For Staff and Professors ($3 off regular tickets):  NYAFFxAmicusWS20 Funny, sexy, touching, surprising – films

Bowery Film Festival: November 19-21, 2019

Bowery Film Festival screens edgy, gritty, funny, and bombastic films on the Bowery in NYC. The Bowery is one of the great highways of humanity, of seething life, varied interests, fun, diverse culture, art, and rock-and-roll. Rather than conventional theaters, we screen films in the coolest art

Doc Studies Students to be Featured in DOC NYC (Nov. 8th)

Our beloved Documentary Studies program will be featured at this year’s DOC NYC, with four films by the last year’s graduate filmmakers in the ‘University Showcase‘, screening on Friday, Nov 8th, 12:15pm at Cinepolis Chelsea. Tickets can be purchased here. Kudos to our outstanding students, our esteemed Program Director,

FFFEST (Female Filmmakers Festival) October 25-27

FFFEST (Female Filmmakers Festival), a screening and talk series celebrating the accomplishments of women filmmakers around the world with a special curation of films and informative conversations, in the hopes of inspiring more women to make movies. The NYC edition of the festival will be

Attend the Nordic International Film Festival, 10/17

“How to finance independent films told from different perspectives” MODERATED BY VARIETY   OCTOBER 17TH, 6PM Success stories from the real world on how to finance independent films.    Join us for a panel discussion consisting of crowdfunding geniuses, representatives of regional European film funds

This Week with Cinema Tropical, October 7 – 14

The 57th New York Film Festival continues this week at Film at Lincoln Center for its second and last week. Be sure to check out the U.S. premiere of The Moneychanger by acclaimed Uruguayan director Federico Veiroj who will be in town to present his latest film. And next Monday, be sure to catch

This Week in Cinema Tropical, September 23 – 30

This weekend, head north to the New York Botanical Garden for the last screening in the ‘Cinema Brasileiro‘ series marking the close of this summer’s exhibition on famed Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx. This Sunday we’re pleased to wrap up the program with a repeat screening of João Vargas

Call for Submissions: Images Festival 2020

Images Festival’s 2020 Call for Submissions is currently open. We are currently accepting ON SCREEN and ON SCREEN for STUDENTS Submissions. The deadline for this category is October 14, 2019. We encourage students to apply, please note that the entry fee is waived for students! All guidelines and

This Week with Cinema Tropical, August 25 – September 9

In honor of Labor Day Long Weekend, we’re here to provide a special double feature of all Latin American film screenings happening in the next two weeks. This Saturday head up to the New York Botanical Garden for the next installment of our ‘Cinema Brasileiro’ film series. We’re pleased to

Discounted Student Passes for Stareable Fest 2019

July 19-21 2019 Stareable Fest is a 3 day celebration of excellence in web series and digital video. It’s half creator convention, with a dozen workshops and panels on leveling up your skills, and half festival, with networking, parties, screenings, and award. Brought to you

Human Rights Watch Film Festival June 13th-20th

From 13 – 20 June, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to New York for its 30th Anniversary at Film at Lincoln Center and the IFC Center. This year, they are proud to present 13 remarkable films offering fresh perspectives and critical insights on

This Week in Cinema Tropical, May 13-20

This week in New York, catch up with masters of Latin American cinema at two of the city’s most iconic arthouse and independent film theaters. As part of their ‘Trilogies Festival,’ Film Forum will be screening back-to-back, and twice through, three of Lucrecia Martel’s most iconic films: La Ciénaga (2001), hailed as

The 2019 Student Academy Awards, Film Submissions June 1

The 2019 Student Academy Awards competition will launch on March 25th.  The deadline for submitting a film is June 1, 2019. STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS MISSION The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student filmmakers who demonstrate excellence in the creation of motion pictures. By