Call for Entry

61st New York Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

Dear Asian filmmakers, the New York Film Festival (USA) is accepting short films until May 5, 2023.

About the festival:
The New York Film Festival highlights the best in world cinema, featuring top films from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent. Since 1963, the New York Film Festival has brought new and important cinematic works from around the world to Lincoln Center.

– The festival accepts only short films under 40 minutes.
– Submitted films must have New York Premiere. Films that have shown theatrically in New York or virtually by a New York-based organization, have been broadcast on television prior to NYFF or are available on home entertainment formats (including Blu-Ray/DVD/TVOD/VOD) will be deemed ineligible.
– Films not in English must be subtitled in English unless dialogue is minimal and not necessary for the comprehension of the Film.
– The applicant holds the sole responsibility of copyright clearance of any copyrighted material in the film. Films including unauthorized copyrighted material are ineligible.
– Films that have been previously submitted to NYFF are ineligible.
– Submissions must be done via FilmFreeway.
Submission Fee: $ 45 USD
Deadline: May 5, 2023
Notification Date: August 11, 2023

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: (This is also the submission link)

We remind readers that the 61st New York Film Festival will take place from September 29 – October 15, 2023 in New York City, United States.

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call for Entries”.

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