Submit your film
OUR 2019 FEATURE FILM CALL FOR ENTRY IS OPEN. The deadline information for short film submission is listed below. We are currently accepting only short films at this time.
If you submit a film prior to the August 1st, 2019 deadline, your short film film will be in consideration for our New York No Limits Film Series 2019 Summit. The Summit lineup will be announced on August 15th.
New York No Limits Film series accepts submissions through Film Freeway and Withoutabox. We are a participating Gold festival on Film Freeway, which allows a 25% discount on submissions if you are a submitter opted into the Film Freeway Gold program.
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Short Film Submissions
Early deadline: May 31st, 2019
Regular deadline: June 20th, 2019
Late deadline: July 10th, 2019
Extended deadline: August 31st, 2019
The feature film lineup for the New York No Limits Film Series 2019 Summit will be announced on August, 15th 2019. The Summit is September 26th - 28th at Wild Project.
Awards & Prizes
New York No Limits Film Series will present awards for best Feature Film and Best Short Film, and the Audience Award at our Summit in September 2019.
Short films which exhibit at our short film events throughout the season are eligible for an additional screening at the Summit in November. The NYNL jury will select the Best Short Film and Best Feature Film, which will be awarded a $500 and $750 prize respectively at the conclusion of the Summit.
Rules & Terms
Films of any genre are accepted for consideration to our screening series. Short films produced within 24 months of submission and under 40 minutes in length are eligible for consideration for screening in our periodic Short Film screening series. The best short films shown throughout the year will be selected by NYNL staff to be included in the 2019 Summit in September.
Feature films produced within 24 months of submission and 40 minutes or longer in running time will be selected by NYNL staff for inclusion in the Summit.
All films must be received by listed deadline dates. Any applications received after each deadline will be considered for the next film series.
By submitting to New York No Limits Film Series, you are consenting to the exhibition of your film, use of all cast/crew names, and images associated with the film for exhibition and promotional purposes.
New York No Limits Film Series does not offer a screening fee to filmmakers.
By submitting a film, the submitter grants New York No Limits the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes.
The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
In submitting a film, the submitter shall indemnify and hold harmless the New York No Limits Film Series from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
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