18th Annual

Tribeca Film Festival

April 24, 2019 to May 05, 2019


Tribeca X Award


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
November 27, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 300.00 295.00
Regular Deadline
January 9, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 400.00 395.00
Late Deadline
January 30, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 500.00 495.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately March 10, 2019

Information not provided.

Projects completed after January 1, 2018

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Projects may have distribution

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

  Secure Online Screener

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Tribeca X Award

Category Rules

Tribeca X Award
The Tribeca X Award is a juried award for storytelling supported by a brand recognizing the intersection of advertising and entertainment. The Tribeca X Award is open to all work funded with support of a brand in collaboration with artists or filmmakers. The finalists will be recognized by the Tribeca Film Festival, and a jury will award the winning selection at the Festival.

Eligible projects include scripted and documentary work for film, TV, digital, social, and VR/AR, in both feature or short length. Submitted projects must have a storytelling element; projects that are strictly intended as commercial spots will not be considered.

Since submission of a film constitutes acceptance of these Submission Rules & Regulations (by you and your agents), please review this document carefully. Submitted works must not have screened publicly in the New York region and must not be available online in the US prior to TFF19. Submitted projects cannot have had ANY public screening, broadcast, distribution or exhibition before January 1, 2018.


• August 20, 2018 (10am ET) – Submissions open
• November 28, 2018 (6pm ET) – Early Deadline
• January 9, 2019 (6pm ET) – Official Deadline
• January 30, 2019 (6pm ET) – Late Deadline. All submissions must be received.
• April 25 – May 5, 2019 – 18th Annual Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (the “TFF19”)

The Festival requires that all projects be submitted via a streaming URL link. This link may be public or password-protected. Please prepare this link in advance of beginning your online project entry form. Links must remain active and accessible through May 5, 2019.

Note: Submissions may be in work-in-progress form; however, projects that are not final cuts must be clearly marked Work in Progress (“WIP”) or Rough Cut with an indication of what will change or what is missing (e.g., temp sound, Avid output, missing animation, etc.) either indicated in the project cut itself or within the copy display in the streaming link. As long as the streaming link remains the same and password does not change you may update the link with newer cuts as they are available up until the last applicable entry deadline noted above. In the unlikely event of a password change or link change you must email the Festival immediately with that change so we may update your record. If the Festival is not notified of the change and the link is found to be inactive or the password to be incorrect the Festival will send an email to the submitter’s address on file to follow up. If a response with the correct information is not received within forty-eight (48) hours, the submission may be deemed ineligible.


• Early Entry Deadline (11/28/2018) – $300 per submitted project
• Official Entry Deadline (1/09/2019) – $400 per submitted project
• Late Entry Deadline (1/30/2019) – $500 per submitted project

Note: Entry fees are in U.S. Dollars, are per project and are non-refundable. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify a submission, without refund of any kind, if eligibility requirements are not met including if eligibility status changes post-submission.


To be eligible for consideration:

(1) You must fully comply with these Entry Rules & Regulations, including all deadlines, entry material and other requirements.
(2) Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time submitted. Dialogue lists will not be accepted.
(3) The project must have been made with the support of a brand in collaboration with artists or filmmakers.
(4) Projects must have a storytelling element; projects that are strictly intended as commercial spots will not be considered.
(5) The project must have been screened after January 1, 2018.


Apply online at http://www.tribecafilm.com/festival/submissions and, after fully completing the online entry form, click “submit”. Please note the online entry form will require you to submit a URL that links to your project in order to be completed, so plan accordingly and be sure the film has been fully uploaded and the link is working prior to filling out your online entry form.


All entries must include the following:

(1) An official TFF19 online entry form, properly completed.
(2) A streaming link of the project, including a password if necessary.
(3) The entry fee for the submission (see the “Entry Fees” section above), which is payable ONLY by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, TCB, or Discover).

Note: It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your online entry form is properly submitted. Within 24 hours of completing and submitting your online entry form, you should receive an email confirmation. If more than 24 hours have passed and you have not received an email confirmation, you may email the Festival at entries@tribecafilmfestival.org or call at (212) 941-2305 to follow up. It is also your responsibility to ensure the streaming link is functional and the link and password submitted are accurate. The password protected link must be active at least through May 5, 2019. Regardless of your method of entry, all entry materials MUST be received by the Festival no later than the applicable deadlines referenced above. The Festival reserves the right to disqualify any submission, without refund of any kind, if it is not completed in accordance with these Entry Rules and Regulations.


You may submit up to three links to works that fall under the same brand campaign within the same submission. However, you may not submit links to multiple campaigns in the same submission. Each project must be individually submitted and accompanied by its own completed online entry form; please do not send links to multiple projects in your online entry form, as any or all of them may be disqualified.


If your project was submitted and considered for previous editions of the Tribeca Film Festival, you may re-enter it if you have made significant changes and if all applicable eligibility requirements are met at the time of entry for TFF19 (see above).