IMDb Qualifier New York International Film Awards (NYIFA) is a Monthly Short Film Competition with a public Screening Event held in the very heart of Manhattan, New York City every two months. Our Mission is to celebrate films and filmmakers from all over the world and to be the next step in their career.
Each month, NYIFA will award the best projects through private screenings. Every submitter can enter multiple categories in order to increase their chances to receive an award. Every Official Selection, Finalist and Winner will receive our Official Laurel; Award Winners will also receive their Certificate of Achievement in HQ digital format, will be listed on our website, may order their Trophy and may upload their credits on IMDb.
Every two months, some of the Best Short films of every month will be chosen by the Jury to be screened during our public screening event at Producer’s Club, in the very heart of Manhattan, five-minute walk from Times Square, in New York City.
NYIFA is looking for Short Films, Documentaries, TV/Web-Series, Series Pilots, Student Films, Animations, Trailers, Music Videos, Commercials and Experimental Films. We accept films of any genres and in any language with a maximum length of 39 minutes. Non-English films must have English subtitles.