Events

New York Indie Shorts Awards presents one of the biggest shortfilm live event of the season, with +100 films, masterclasses and great networking possibilities in the heart of New York.

Our Live Screening Event in the vibrant city of New York is held at the amazing CINEMA VILLAGE, at 22E 12th St, New York.

Join our 7-day Live Event, more than 100 films specially curated by our Program Director in theme blocks, Q&A’s with international filmmakers, masterclasses and panels by industry professionals and an exclusive Welcome Cocktail & Happy Hours dedicated for filmmakers to network

Our Live Screening Event in the vibrant city of New York is held at the amazing CINEMA VILLAGE located at 22 E 12th St, New York.

Join our 7-day Live Event, more than 100 films specially curated by our Program Director in theme blocks, Q&A’s with international filmmakers, masterclasses and panels by industry professionals and an exclusive Event dedicated for filmmakers to network.

As Filmmakers we know the importance of screening a film in a full cinema, not only for the networking possibilities, but also because we make movies to be seen on a big screen. We are fully committed to run our events in person honoring the best projects of the season.

September 29th 2023 – October 5th 2023

I’m On Fire by Michael Spiccia | United States
A Quiet Bloom by Léo Poignard | France
Night of the Living Dread by Ida Melum | United Kingdom
Flutz by Ryan McCown | United States
Day At The Zoo by Harris Gurny | United States
Trinou by Nejib Kthiri | Tunisia
The Front Line by Taekyu Kwon | Korea
How to Bury a Fish by Elsa van Damke | Germany
The Sound Collector – Mood Music by Chris Tichborne | United Kingdom

Your Kid by Sergi Castella | Spain
Monachopsis by Liesbet van Loon | Belgium
Haulout by Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev | United Kingdom
Middle Watch by John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden | United Kingdom
Lulu by Michelle Zheng | United States
Ask Again Later by Chloe Evangelista | United States
In My Skin by Samira “Goldie” Körner | Germany
Technicolor by Scott Faris | United States
John Leguizamo Live at Rikers by Elena Francesca Engel | United States

Amerika by Yuvraj Singh Shekhawat | India
Tea funeral by Aleksandra Gavrilenko | Russian Federation
The Wake by Luis Gerard | Canada
A Guitar in the Bucket by Boyoung Kim | Korea
She by Emil Dam Seidel | Sweden
Artist by Anai Diaz | Canada
Bear Bronson by Everett Ravens | United States

Adieu Gaston by Victor Guilbaud | France
Rick’s Potential (and other theories about death) by Armando D. Hernández | Venezuela
Any Old Sunday by Sebastien Duattis | France
Catherine & Michael by Kathy Fusco | United States
Granny’s Sexual Life by Urška Djukić, Émilie Pigeard | Slovenia
Appetite by Peiying Wang | United Kingdom
Lily by Mark Allan Karafin | United States
Spag Bol by Brick | United Kingdom

Fairplay by Zoel Aeschbacher | France
An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It by Lachlan Pendragon | Australia
Bus Girl by Jessica Henwick | United States
Coin Slot by Scott Jones | Canada
Payment in Kind by David Zax | United States
How’d You Sleep? by Spencer Glassman | Canada
Penny by Oliver Pezzano | United States
The Maze by Clayton R Vila | United States

A Calling. From The Desert. To The Sea by Murad Abu Eisheh | Jordan
Our Males and Females by Ahmad Alyaseer | Jordan
Smile by Jo Smyth | United Kingdom
Get Ready. Off to the Feast by Lamara Sogomonian | Russian Federation
Cycle by Naz Caybaşı | Turkey
The Midwife by Anne-Sophie Bailly | France

Boyhoarder by Gabrielle Carrubba | United States
Stuffed by Theo Rhys | United Kingdom
From The Flesh by Hunter Livingston | United States
Bereft by Rhea Dudani | United States
Unborn Biru by Inga Elin Marakatt | Norway
I Can’t Go On by Brenna Goodwin-McCabe | Canada
Out There by Laila Iravani | United States
Ghost Written by Dave Quay | United States

Last Call by Harry Holland | United Kingdom
The Visit by Katharina Sporrer | Germany
GrownUp by Jee Kim | United States
Twin Sparks by Ollie Yao, Heather Yun | United States
Dive by Marton Olympio, Anderson Jesus | Brazil
An Irish Goodbye by Tom Berkeley & Ross White | Ireland
Balneum by Hugo Lacasse | Canada
Take Me Home by Liz Sargent | United States
Always by Thomas V DeGrezia | United States

The Night Doctrine by Almudena Toral, Mauricio Rodriguez Pons | United States
Ivalu by Anders Walter, Pipaluk Kreutzmann Jørgensen | Denmark
The Uniform by Dylan Gary | United States
Galapagos by Kyle Sims | United States
In Her Shoes by Mariam J. Momani | Canada
A Day Out by Conor Champley | United States
Hold You Down by Jean Charles Charavin | United States
Lonely Island by Kristie Kish | United States
Hit Man: Secrets Of Lies by Elias Plagianos | United States

How it Goes by Ryan Espinosa | United States
Modern Life by Antoine Svolanek | France
Canceled by Teemong | Netherlands
Warning by Axel Zeiliger | France
No Photography by Lance Haug, Grace Redclift, Kaifu Tan, Shan Wei Wang | United States
A Wolf In The Dark by Naomi Grand | France

Bye Bye by Amélie Bonnin | France
Prosa by Kyryl Volovych | Ukraine
Caroline Rose – The Art of Forgetting by Samuel Aaron Bennett | United States
Matthew Modine’s I Am What You Imagine by Matthew Modine | United States
Susie by Arthur Gay | United States
Soulmate by Richard Fenwick | United Kingdom
Small Change by Max Fisher | United Kingdom
Dulce by Aleyda Ortiz, Lok Cheang, Kevin Class | United States
Yellow by Elham Ehsas | United Kingdom
On My Mind by Martin Strange-Hansen | Denmark

In addition all semifinalists films will become part of our virtual event, a great opportunity to showcase their project to an international audience and compete for cash prizes.

ALL THE SUBMITTERS (BEYOND THE RESULTS) WILL RECEIVE 2 COMPLIMENTARY VIP PASSES TO THE LIVE EVENT WITH FULL ACCESS TO ALL THE SCREENINGS, MASTERCLASSES, Q&A’S AND FILMMAKER’S LOUNGE.