Categories and Fees

 

New York World Film Festival accepts short films in seven categories:

 

 

Narrative short – fictional films of any genre, under 30 minutes long.

 

Documentary short - documentary films of any genre, under 30 minutes long.

Micro Short film – fictional, experimental or documentary film of any genre, under 5 min long.

Experimental film – any art that doesn’t follow traditional narrative format, under 30 minutes long.

First - Time Director – fictional, documentary or experimental film of any genre, under 30 min long. The film MUST be the first or second film for the director.


Student Film – fictional, documentary or experimental film of any genre, completed by an undergraduate or graduate student, under 30 minutes long.

18 and Under – any type or genre, created by a filmmaker under 18 years old, under 30 minutes long.

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $20
 

Documentary Short - $20

Experimental Film - $20

Student Film - $17

Micro Short Film - $17

First-Time Director - $17 

18 and Under - $15

REGULAR DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $25
 

Documentary Short - $25

Experimental Film - $25

Student Film - $23

Micro Short Film - $23

First-Time Director - $23

18 and Under - $17

LATE DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $27
 

Documentary Short - $27
 

Experimental Film - $27

Student Film - $25

Micro Short Film - $25

First-Time Director - $25

18 and Under - $20

LATE LATE DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $30
 

Documentary Short - $30
 

Experimental Film - $30

Student Film - $28

Micro Short Film - $28

First-Time Director - $28

18 and Under - $22

SUPER LATE DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $35
 

Documentary Short - $35
 

Experimental Film - $35

Student Film - $32

Micro Short Film - $32

First-Time Director - $32

18 and Under - $25

EXTENDED DEADLINE 

 

Narrative Short - $38
 

Documentary Short - $38
 

Experimental Film - $38

Student Film - $35

Micro Short Film - $35

First-Time Director - $35

18 and Under - $27

Submissions close on March 20th, 2021.

Notification date - March 27th, 2021.