3rd Annual

Cinema New York City

September 07, 2018 to September 10, 2018

International
Film
Video
Short
Feature
Competition
Film Market
Submit Online
Festival's Headquarters: 358 W 44th St in New York City
Festival's Event: The Producers Club, 358 W 44th St in New York City
New York NY 10036
USA
Phone: +1-917-507-4889
usacinemala@gmail.com
http://cinemanewyorkcity.com/

UNCONFIRMED LISTING • Call for Entries is current, but not yet approved for Online Submission at Withoutabox. You may submit by traditional means, or check back soon in case the status changes.

Feature
Any feature film over 60 min. can be considered to this category.
Short
Any film under 60 min. can be considered to this category.
Documentary
Any documentary can be considered to this category.
Screenplay
Any script can be considered to this category.
Ad Spot
Any advertisement any length can be considered to this category.
Experimental
Any Experimental all lengths can be considered to this category.
Industrial
Any Industrial Film all lengths can be considered to this category.
Multimedia
Any Multimedia Film all lengths can be considered to this category.
Music
Any Music all lengths can be considered to this category.
Video
Any Video all lengths can be considered to this category.
Narrative Fiction
Any Narrative Fiction all lengths can be considered to this category.
Web/New Media - any duration
Any Web/New Media all lengths can be considered to this category.
Stage Play - any duration
Any Stage Play - any duration can be considered to this category.
Trailer
Any Trailer can be considered to this category.
Sport
Any Film about Sport can be considered to this category.
Television
Any Television Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Art
Any Art Film any duration can be considered to this category.
History
Any History Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Student film
Any Student Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Microcinema
Any Microcinema Film any duration can be considered to this category.
News
Any News any duration can be considered to this category.
USA/Canadina Film
Any USA/Canadina Film any duration can be considered to this category.
European Film
Any European Filmany duration can be considered to this category.
African Film
Any African Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Asian Film
Any Asian Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Central American Film
Any Central American Film any duration can be considered to this category.
South American Film
Any South American Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Hollywood Film
Any Hollywood Film any duration can be considered to this category.
Bollywood Film
Any Bollywood Film any duration can be considered to this category.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Note: For getting Fee Waivers - please contact us: usacinemala@gmail.com

Cinema New York City is a Film Festival which annually take place in central New York for 4 days from September 7nd to September 10th, 2018.

All screenings will take place at Theater Spaces in The Heart of The Theater District of New York City: The Producers Club, 358 W 44th St in New York City.

The main goal of Cinema New York City is to present the most exciting and inspiring new works on film being made today.
And equally, to promote an understanding and appreciation of the world through moving pictures.
Walking distance from Times Square, The Producers' Club is the Theater District's landmark Off Off Broadway playhouse in New York City.
With five fully equipped theaters that convert into HD screening rooms, a Bar and Lounge, and two beautiful Studios, The Producers' Club is a conveniently located hub for artists of all disciplines to showcase their craft.


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

We welcome you improve troupes, repertoire theatre companies, film makers, workshops, casting directors, performers, and artists of all kinds to call us home.

At The Producers' Club, you'll have a supportive community with an expansive industry network, experienced, knowledgeable film festival professionals.

Awards are determined by a jury of industry veterans.
Awards are given in these categories for cinematic excellence:
- Best Film
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Feature
- Best Documentary Feature
- Discovery Award
- Best Short
- Best Short
- Best Music Video

ORGANIZERS

Rocelyn Albano (Festival Coordinator)

GENERAL RULES

Rules & Terms

1. Submission Deadlines
Early entry is encouraged but in no way guarantees acceptance.

2. Submission Format
Films must be submitted via online screener through WAB.

3. Submission Eligibility
- There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.
- Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.

4. Premiere Status
- There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.

5. Submission Fee
All submissions for Cinema New York City are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.

6. Shipping
All shipping and postage costs for the submission package and, if the film is selected for the Festival, for all DVDs and additional materials sent to and returned from Cinema New York City must be borne by the submitting party. Cinema New York City will not accept Cash On Delivery shipments. Cinema New York City will not absorb any fees incurred in USA customs. All charges must be pre-paid. Cinema New York City will not accept submissions if customs and delivery fees have not been paid by the submitting party.

Submission packages from outside the USA must be labeled 'Trade Sample' on any customs label and, for customs purposes, must be given a value of no more than US$10.

7. Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
- Quality of narrative and production values
- Independent nature of the production

8. Notification
Cinema New York City endeavours to complete all selection procedures by 31 October 2016 and inform all submitting parties, in writing, if their film has been successful or not after that time. Successful submissions will receive an online Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.

9. Festival Screenings
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at the Cinema New York City, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. The film title MUST be clearly labeled on the DCP and Blu-ray.

Blu-ray will be used as back-up only. Please clearly label whether your film is PAL or NTSC. Our facilities do NOT support DVD, tape, 35mm, Super 16mm, 8mm or double-head formats.

A selected DCP must be received at Cinema New York City no later than 30 days prior to its scheduled screening date.

Our partner cinema uses pin sharp Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection, making DCP screenings look incredible. Cinema New York City aspires to provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case. Cinema New York City assumes that the submitting party or filmmaker(s) or entrant(s) or print source company has insured for damage and loss of the festival DCP.

10. Scheduling
Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of Cinema New York City. Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, USA reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.

11. Festival Awards
Jury prizes for Feature Films: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Discovery Awards, Best USA Film.

Jury prizes for Short Films: Best Short, Best UK Short.

If shortlisted for a Jury prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided or authorised by the submitting party if requested by Cinema New York City.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Rules & Terms

1. Submission Deadlines
Early entry is encouraged but in no way guarantees acceptance.

2. Submission Format
Films must be submitted via online screener through WAB.

3. Submission Eligibility
- There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.
- Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted.

4. Premiere Status
- There is no Premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may have screened at other Festivals and/or online.

5. Submission Fee
All submissions for Cinema New York City are to be paid by credit card. The submission fee is non-refundable.

6. Shipping
All shipping and postage costs for the submission package and, if the film is selected for the Festival, for all DVDs and additional materials sent to and returned from Cinema New York City must be borne by the submitting party. Cinema New York City will not accept Cash On Delivery shipments. Cinema New York City will not absorb any fees incurred in USA customs. All charges must be pre-paid. Cinema New York City will not accept submissions if customs and delivery fees have not been paid by the submitting party.

Submission packages from outside the USA must be labeled 'Trade Sample' on any customs label and, for customs purposes, must be given a value of no more than US$10.

7. Selection of Films
Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:
- Quality of narrative and production values
- Independent nature of the production

8. Notification
Cinema New York City endeavours to complete all selection procedures by 31 October 2016 and inform all submitting parties, in writing, if their film has been successful or not after that time. Successful submissions will receive an online Filmmaker Festival Pack that will include important information on shipping the DCP to the Festival, press and publicity, guest accreditation, contact information and how to make the most of participating in the Festival.

9. Festival Screenings
Selected films MUST provide a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) in order to be screened at the Cinema New York City, as well as a back-up Blu-ray. The film title MUST be clearly labeled on the DCP and Blu-ray.

Blu-ray will be used as back-up only. Please clearly label whether your film is PAL or NTSC. Our facilities do NOT support DVD, tape, 35mm, Super 16mm, 8mm or double-head formats.

A selected DCP must be received at Cinema New York City no later than 30 days prior to its scheduled screening date.

Our partner cinema uses pin sharp Sony 4K Digital Cinema projection, making DCP screenings look incredible. Cinema New York City aspires to provide the best quality projection possible but will not be held liable for any failure in the technical quality of the projection, nor will fees be refunded in any such case. Cinema New York City assumes that the submitting party or filmmaker(s) or entrant(s) or print source company has insured for damage and loss of the festival DCP.

10. Scheduling
Screenings are scheduled during the Festival at the discretion of Cinema New York City. Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the published schedule, USA reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be liable for any costs claimed as a result of a change in scheduling.

No film may be withdrawn from the festival program after its selection.

11. Festival Awards
Jury prizes for Feature Films: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Discovery Awards, Best USA Film.

Jury prizes for Short Films: Best Short, Best UK Short.

If shortlisted for a Jury prize, additional preview copies of the film must be provided or authorised by the submitting party if requested by Cinema New York City.