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10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

Way Home - Music video

user Hi all!  I wanted to introduce myself to this page by sharing the link to my recent musicvideo that I did for "Finally George".   I shot this entirely at home, with only recycled materials (I had loads of Plasticine left over from the ad I shot for Plasticine in 2016) or things I collected over the years. What I love in Stop Motion is, that you can give things new life, instead of throwing things a...

Regular Deadline June 20, 2019

Hey Film Festival filmmakers, So we are now in our Regular Entry phase that ends June 20, 2019 and couldn't be more thrilled about the stories coming in from writers and directors 40 and over.... such life experience and fascinating films we're getting!  Keep 'em coming please! So exciting!! All genres welcome. A film festival that is actually a festival of films!  No Categories, so your chances increase exponentiall...

Way Home

In 2018, Finally George created his debut album "Life is a killer" and asked me to create a video clip for the song "Way Home". There was no budget, but he gave me enough time, to make it on the side of my regular jobs and create something nice. I have my little studio at home and I collect and recycle everything I can find, so except from glue and lightbulbs, all the sets and puppets were made from found a ...

Animation Day: Focus on Animation in the market Sunday 19th

  The partners in Berlin, Mickael Marin (Annecy Festival) and Véronique Encrenaz (MIFA) and Jérôme Paillard at the Unifrance party in Berlin The Marché du Film creates in association with the Annecy Festival, Animation Day: a programme of conferences, meetings and works-in-progress presentation which brings together the very best of international creativity and the actors involved in the distribution and production of animated films.   ...

Early Deadline tomorrow March 15th

Hey Film Makers, Writers and Directors, So tomorrow is the Early Deadline for our Forty and Over Film Festival and just wanted to give a shoutout to everyone to get their films in before the fee goes up. We are so excited to see the amazing films coming in so far and can't wait to see what else is out there!    Good luck everyone!! Frank Festival Director ...

Loving all the entries!

Hey Film Makers, As our Early Deadline approaches on March 15th just wanted to say how happy we are with all the entries we are receiving thus far!  Such great storytelling and fantastic work on the screen!  Keep 'em coming and take advantage of the Early Bird discount of $35 dollars...   Frank Festival Director ...

Submit your film to the International Thai Film Festival 2019!

Submit your short film, feature film or music video to the International Thai Film Festival 2019! Submit your production via FilmFreeway: Submit your production via FestHome: Submit your production via Withoutabox: ITFF Website: https://www.thaif

Storytellers over 40

Hey filmmakers So recently I had a conversation with a long time cinematographer who asked me what specific types of films we wanted for our Forty and Over Film Festival... and since we are open to all genres I would suggest the following wish list....  If your film Preaches, then we'd love for it to Inspire.  If yours Documents, then we'd love for it to Educate. And if your film is Fictional, then we hope it Entertains.  Our festival is looking for the best quality films...

Studio 100 Film welcomes Cine Video y TV to the pack: 100% Wolf will howl in LATAM

Studio 100 Film announced today that Mexican distributor Cine Video y TV has acquired the rights to theatrical movie 100% WOLF. The agreement includes theatrical, home video, VOD, pay TV and free TV rights. The story of 100% WOLF centers on Freddy Lupin, the heir to a proud family line of werewolves. Desperate to become a werewolf himself, Freddy is in for a shock when on his 13th birthday his first “transwolfation” goes awry, turning him into a ferocious… ...

Studio 100 Film brings ELLA BELLA BINGO to EFM – directly from Norway, the country in focus at this year’s market.

  With the movie ELLA BELLA BINGO the international sales agency presents a brand-new project with a heartwarming story taken from life and for kids to identify with. During EFM 2019 Studio 100 Film can be found at Marriott Hotel, Office #268. Berlin / Munich, February, 5th 2019. Ella Bella and Henry are best friends, but one day a new boy, Johnny, moves into the neighborhood and everything changes! ELLA BELLA BINGO tells a touching story about the fear of losing one’s best frien...


Missed our Late Deadline? No worries! Submit your film by January 31st to meet our (final) Extended Deadline! ...

2nd Annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival! Submit today!

  The first annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival was such a hit! There was laughter, drinks, and plenty of amazing films! We know it's just gonna get better with age. Want to be a part of this growing tradition? Submit your film today on FilmFreeway: ...

Submissions for the 10th VAFI and RAFI festival are OPEN!

Dear friends, For our 10th edition of VAFI & RAFI – International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival we have some great news! We have a brand new website (with a new address) and new emails. Check out our new web ! Submission deadline for 10th VAFI and RAFI is 27th January 2019 HOW TO APPLY YOUR FILMS? For your submission to be valid, you have to read the regulation forms and send your animation fil...


Today is the Regular Deadline to submit to our 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival!!! Visit the link below and submit your film! Share this with your filmmaking friends!       ...

USA Broadcast Deal!

  Tomorrow (November 30th) is our REGULAR DEADLINE! Why submit to the 10th Annual Festival? Well, this year ShortsTV is offering to look at any accepted Short film for a US broadcast deal!  (NOTE: Must be narrative Live Action or Animation only. Art/experimental, documentary, TV pilot, or web series is NOT included in this offer). Want to submit your film? Visit:   ...

ShortsTV Distribution Deal - Super Short Film Winner!

Happy Thanksgiving friends and fans of the NYC Independent Film Festival! We're here with another exciting announcement - A distribution deal with ShortsTv will also be offered to the winner of the “Best Super Short Film award! (Winner does not have to accept offer and in the result of a tie the distribution deal will be given to two winners) *Note for both short film and super short film distribution deal - The film must be TV appropriate in subject matter to qualify for the ...

ShortsTV Distribution Deal - Short Film Winner!

We are excited to announce that we have a new prize for the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film festival! A distribution deal with ShortsTv will be offered to the winner of the “Best Short Film” Award!    Important to note: winner does not have to accept offer and in the result of a tie the distribution deal will be given to two winners.    Interested in submitting your short? Please visit: ...

Bridging the Gap is the theme of FMX 2019

FMX 2019 : Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media April 30 - May 3, 2019, Stuttgart/Germany, Haus der Wirtschaft Ludwigsburg/Germany, November 6, 2018. Bridging the Gap is the theme of FMX – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media, which will open its doors at Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart, Germany, from April 30 to May 03, 2019, to welcome professionals and students from the areas of film, technology, art, business and science. The cen...

“Sheep and Wolves: Pig Deal” make friends at AFM 2018

  In the American Film Market 2018, Santa Monica (the USA), Wizart Animation Studio will present two long-awaited projects that the international distributors have been anticipating so much – these are “The Snow Queen: Mirrorlands”, a sequel to the successful franchise, and another sequel “Sheep and Wolves: Pig Deal”, whose first instalment the audience knows very well. The franchises of both projects are still successfully distributed all over the world t...

Studio 100 Film brings a varied line-up to this year’s AFM: With the movie “ON THE EDGE”

Studio 100 Film brings a varied line-up to this year’s AFM: With the movie “ON THE EDGE” the international sales agency presents a brand-new project with substance and a strong message. During AFM 2018 Studio 100 Film can be found at Loews Hotel, Office #653.   In the animal world, everyone has heard of the BIG FIVE, but until now almost no one has heard of the Weird Five – the endangered animals the movie ON THE EDGE tells us about. The ...

Registration open for Cartoons on the Bay 2019 – International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival

Cartoons on the Bay 2019 – International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival Registrations are open! Registrations to Cartoons on the Bay are open! The 23rd Edition of Cartoons on the Bay – International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival will be held in Turin from April 11th to 13th, 2019. Visit our website under the section SUBMISSION and fill-out the online entry form to submit your work to the ...

30 international film awards for NENA & Dave Stewart: Be my Rebel!

The music video hit starring NENA and Dave Stewart has won 30 international film awards. Thanks to all festivals on FilmFreeway who made this possible      Nena & Dave Stewart: "Be my Rebel" ...

Animated feature WAR OF THEIR WORLDS from SC Films to launch sales at AFM

  Gnome Alone and The Nut Job director Peter Lepeniotis will direct WAR OF THEIR WORLDS. Stephen Meier (Around the World in 80 Days: Reef 3) has written the screenplay. The film is set for delivery late 2020.  SC Films has worldwide sales rights. Producer Simon Crowe, CEO of SC Films said of the film, "This is an action-adventure with lots of hum...

25 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.

Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®. “Ana y Bruno” “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” “Early Man” “Fireworks” “Have a Nice Day” “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” “Incredibles 2” “Isle of Dogs” “The Laws of the Universe – Part I” “Liz and the Blue Bird” &...


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