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Sundance Film Festival

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Submission deadline: Aug 6 (Shorts) and Aug 10 (Features)

Film Festival: Jan 24 – Feb 3, 2019

Park City, Utah

 

Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

 

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Mini Indie Film Festival

Mini Indie Film Festival

Submission Deadline: End of July/ Early August

Film Festival: September 2018

Brooklyn, NY

A festival of Trailers, Teasers, Sizzle Reels and Shorts. Current Industry judges evaluate and winners are selected. This is a huge networking event known to provide a strong New York presence for your work. Past participants have had projects pitched to HBO, BET, and the Own Network. Other participants have acquired additional funding for the completion of a full feature of their project. Streaming Video-On-Demand deals are common among winners. The atmosphere is bright and infused with fascinating personalities from the NY media scene. We diversify to amplify. That’s the message we spread to producers, networks and studios. 

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Dominican Film Festival

Dominican Film Festival

Film Festival: July 24-29, 2018

New York, New York

DFFNY’s mission is to promote a new generation of Dominican filmmakers alongside established ones. DFFNY strives on strengthening the vital economic and cultural relationship of the Dominican Republic with the United States. The festival’s main objective is to inform New York Cities audience about Dominican cinema and its relation to the history, politics and social life of the country through an aesthetic approach. The festival’s program will showcase an array of works reflecting the city’s diverse population including a large ratio of Latinos from 21 countries.

 

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New Voices in Black Cinema

New Voices of Black Cinema Film Festival

Film Festival: April 26-29, 2019

Brooklyn, NY

Based in Fort Greene Brooklyn, ActNow Foundation (ANF) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company that provides a platform for ethnically and racially diverse filmmakers, producers, writers & actors, whose productions focus on the full range of African-American & Latino experiences. ActNow operates in an environment of progressive artist collaboration, it accepts and welcomes transition and change, all the while remaining true to its roots and commitment to African-American and Latino cultural development.

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Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival

Submission Deadline: October 18, 2018

Film Festival: April 18 -29, 2019

New York, New York

Tribeca Hub remains one of the cornerstones of the festival experience, a place where some of the world’s brightest and most creative storytelling minds come to think, create, explore, and meet.

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American Black Film Festival

American Black Film Festival

Film Festival: June 13 -17, 2019

Miami Beach, FL

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content created by and made for African Americans. Founded by Jeff Friday, ABFF supports emerging artists, encouraging a group of diversity in stories and storytellers represented in the entertainment industry. The ABFF is committed to the belief that Black artists deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts, and are recognized as a vital pipeline for Black talent in front of and behind the camera. Annually held during the month of June, the festival is comprised of five action-packed days of films, engaging panels, networking events and more. From the star-studded opening night screening to the inspirational closing filmmaker ceremony. The ABFF will be a night to remember!

 

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WILLiFEST

WILLiFEST

Submission deadline:June 17, 2018

Film Festival: September, 2018

Williamsburg, NY

 

Submit your film to the 10 year anniversary of WILLi FEST. This enjoyable film festival will be held in September in Brooklyn, NY. 

 

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May Mastermind & Fireside Chat With Kai Bond

May Mastermind & Fireside Chat With Kai Bond (Entrepreneurship)

May 12, 2018 – 12:30pm

639 Classon Ave

Brooklyn, NY

 We are a monthly meetup designed to support Black and Latinx Entrepreneurs with starting and growing their businesses. This is a PRIVATE event for active Entrepreneurs, those wanting to become Entrepreneurs, and Investors or advisors looking to support the community.

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The Gods of the Paradox Film Festival

The Gods of the Paradox Film Festival

May 12, 2018 – 2:30pm

32 Second Avenue 

New York, NY 10003

 

The Gods of the Paradox Film Festival will be screening all film

genres that include: SciFi, Action and Comedy.

 

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Member Screening: The Nth Ward and Crying F.U. Lady Rap

The Nth Ward and Crying F.U. Lady Rap
May 22, 2018 – 7:00pm
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street)

 Join us for this month’s NYWIFT Member Screening Series featuring The Nth Ward with Juliette Bennett (Actor) and Crying F.U. Lady Rap by Pat Ceasar (Director/Writer/Cinematographer/Animator/Editor). The filmmakers will be available for a Q&A immediately following the screening.