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New York Indie Shorts Awards

Sep 29 Through May 10 | Fri |
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🎬 Mark your calendars for the 3rd New York Indie Shorts Awards, a 7-day live event happening from September 29th to October 5th, 2023!

Join us in the heart of New York City to celebrate the spirit of independent cinema. Witness the best short films of the year by talented international directors. Our former contestants include renowned names, and this year promises to bring a new wave of artistic talent.

Discover Cinema Village, NYC's oldest continuously operated cinema, where the magic of the big screen has captivated audiences since 1963. From vintage classics to groundbreaking releases, this iconic venue embraces diversity and artistic expression. Get ready to walk the coolest Red Carpet and be part of the excitement!

Experience the new "Pitch The Audience" segment: Filmmakers will present their future projects in 2-minute videos. Vote for the best project, and the winner receives a $5,000 cash prize. Shape the future of new filmmakers and witness creative pitches in action!

Raise your glass to the magic of cinema at the Opening Toast. Sip Champagne as you enjoy curated shorts, setting the tone for the festival. Dive deeper with exclusive "Masterclasses" led by industry experts, exploring various aspects of filmmaking. Engage in Q&A sessions and panels with filmmakers and industry professionals to gain insights into the artistry behind the films.

Throughout the festival, YOU can vote for your favorite films and decide the prestigious "Audience Award 2023" winner, who will receive $1,500. Your opinion matters! Join us at NEW YORK Indie Shorts Awards for this cinematic extravaganza and be part of the indie film movement. 🎉📽️

Venue: Cinema Village

22 East 12th Street Map