IMDb Qualifier New York International Film Awards (NYIFA) is a Monthly 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 Feature Film, Short Films, Documentaries, TV/Web-Series, Series Pilots, Student Films, Animations, Trailers, Music Videos, Commercials and Experimental Films. We accept films of any genres, length and language. Non-English films must have English subtitles.
Fantastic communication, exciting submission status updates on social media, and beautiful award certificates. The experience with NYIFA was a great one!
A first class festival which is a must for movie makers to enter. The festival is very well organised and communication is excellent. Very,very impressed with NYIFA.
We got notifications at every stage of the process from selection, semi-finalist, finalist and winner and the festival’s team was very communicative and friendly.
Very professional film festival! Always very responsive to any of your question, and communicating the results on time. Worth the entry fee!
Great festival, excellent communication! Hoping once everything has settled down with the world now, that I’ll be able to attend one of their screening events!
I really recommend to everyone this amazing festival for the excellent communication and professionalism. NYIFA is a real opportunity for worldwide artists!
I was extremely happy to be part of the NYIFA process. This is a wonderful forum for rising artists to showcase their craft.
Their dedicated team is truly passionate about world cinema and I highly recommend submitting to this festival. I can honestly say that alone is worth it’s weight in gold.
Great festival, very responsible members. Whenever there’s any update or change in the schedule, there’s always a prompt notification and communication. I love it.