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|Fictional Full Length Features (60 Minutes to 120 Minutes). ""Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." - Mark Twain
|Non Fiction Full Length Feature (Between 60 and 120 Minutes).
|Fictional Short. Under 60 (sixty) minutes.
"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." - Mark Twain
|Non Fiction Short.
|Full Length Fictional Narrative or Documentary Significantly referencing or shot in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
|Short Fictional Narrative or Documentary significantly referencing or shot in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The mission of the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival is to nurture and celebrate new and independent film makers in the mecca of hipster and progressive culture.
The Williamsburg Independent Film Festival welcomes filmmakers with unique stories to tell and aims to deliver their works to the most diverse, sophisticated community of cinephiles in the world: the people of New York City - with Williamsburg, Brooklyn as one of its most energetic centers. The Williamsburg Independent Film Festival serves as a destination for audiences to be enlightened, enriched and inspired by new film art.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The premier independent film festival in Williamsburg, Brooklyn was founded in 2010. Over the years, some of our participants have included Neil LaBute, Linda Hamilton, Jane Lynch, Carol Leifer, Michael Urie, Frank Whaley, Billie Joe Armstrong, Debra Messing, Julia Ormand, Fran Kranz, Cheyenne Jackson, Illeana Douglas, Skeet Ulrich, Cathy Moriarty, Keir Gilchrist, Chloe Dahl, Gail Lerner, Rene Balcer, Josh Hamilton, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Rob McClure, Aaron Lazar, Sean Young, Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth.
Our festival is presented annually in November at the Wyeth Hotel Cinema.
**Press from 2014 - 2016
Video clip from Fox Good Day NY 2016
‘Marian’ director shuts down charges of exploitation
NEW YORK POST
Linda Hamilton - Good Day NY Fox 5
Willfilm Announces Winners of 7th Annual Williamsburg Independent Film Festival Awards
Actress Leighton Meester, Debra Messing movie to headline Brooklyn film fest
Actresses Linda Hamilton Jane Lynch and Carol Leifer accepting their Willfilm Awards -11.17. 2016
Michael Brady; Michael Brady; Michael Brady; Peter Bloch (Co-chairman ); Peter Bloch (Co-chairman ); Peter Bloch (Co-chairman ); Peter Bloch (Director); Robert Skelly; Robert Skelly; Robert Skelly
Please refer to our website, www.willfilm.org
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Williamsburg Independent Film Festival is hereby granted 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.
The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The Williamsburg Independent Film Festival 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.