Call for Entries
5th NEW YORK EURASIAN FILM FESTIVAL Partnered with USA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
is the largest showcase of short, feature films and documentaries in New York City from Eurasian continent & the
United States and all continents.
With over 70 films from more than 40 countries will be screened in Spring 2017.
NEW YORK EURASIAN FILM FESTIVAL was founded in 2010 by New York-Independent filmmakers, highlights a selection of the Festival's programs that strongly reflect, revive, newly interpret or celebrate important cultural heritage.
COMPETITION & AWARDS:
NEW YORK EURASIAN FILM FESTIVAL & USA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL is a competitive Film Festival.
Films accepted are automatically eligible for the applicable competition category. Jury members will determine the winners of the awards during the Festival and the awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremony. Filmmakers not present will be notified in writing.
We also partnered this year with "USA INDEPENDENT Film Festival" where we welcome to screen the U.S.A films and the other countries productions which is not on our list in a special section during the festival by extending our days.
ORGANIZERS & FOUNDERS:
Hakki Subentekin - Yuliya Tikhonova
Films to be officially screened in NEW YORK EURASIAN FILM FESTIVAL & USA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL will be selected by the Festival Programmers and Selection Committee. Each selected flm will be notified individually after September 30th, 2015.
International jury members will determine the
Winners of the awards during the Festival and the awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremony.
MAILING /SHIPPING ADDRESS & Contact info:
NEW YORK EURASIAN & USA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
54 Wendt Ave. Larchmont, NY
GENERAL REQURIMENTS & ENTRY INFO:
To be eligible for consideration, all films must meet the following requirements:
*Short Films must be no more than 40 minutes in length including credits.. Feature films must be no less than 59 minutes in length including credits. If your film is not meeting these criterias, still welcome to submit it.
*All non-English language films must have legible English language subtitles.
*Films accepted into the festival must arrive with shipping and customs duties or taxes pre-paid, two weeks prior to the Festival opening.
*All entries must be postmarked no later than the deadline dates & clear with a paid entry fee following the deadline.
*Entries must be submitted EITHER Sending DIGITALLY ( Highly Recommended one of the online submitting sites ( Filmfreeway, UptoFests, Clickforfestivals, Withoutabox. )
on DVD with label indicating the title, and aspect ratio and running time.
***WE HIGHLY PREFER AND RECOMMEND YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM PAPERLESS & ONLINE Submitting Platrform sites which is going to save time and money for you.
*Fees are payable to New York Eurasian Film Festival by U.S Check & International Check.
We highly RECOMMEND you to pay via PayPal for International entries,
Our PAYPAL e mail:
*All films must have been completed after January 2013. . Only completed projects will be accepted. Filmmaker or distributor must have obtained all clearances for exhibition and must certify that the work is original and no disputes regarding ownership exist on the film.
*DVD preview Screeners will not be returned.
*The country of the production could be U.S but either producer or director should be by Eurasian descent.
* If you prefer to mail the DVD of your film, you must submit online first and we will provide you the Entry number which will be your reference # of your film and then you can mail us the-DVD with label indicating the title, director's name, aspect ratio and running time and the entry number which you will be provided.
* After your film is officially selected you will be receiving an email by our programmers to provide us the digital stills of your film & director's info and full production credits.
ENTRY FEES & DEADLINES
Fees are payable to "New York Eurasian Film Festival" by U.S Check.
We highly RECOMMEND you to pay via PayPal for International Entries. If you do not have a PayPal account, it is okay not a problem that you can make a payment by using your debit or credit card.
Our PAYPAL e mail:
You can choose to pay via PayPal and we will send you a confirmation e-mail which you need to complete your submission by paying Entry Fee.
Or you just can click the pay button in the end of this page to pay the fee while you are completing this form online.
Early Bird Deadline
By May 30 th.
$ 29 for Feature films.
$ 18 for Shorts.
From June 1st to August 30th
$ 45 for Feature films.
$ 25 for Shorts.
From September 1st to October 15th
$ 60 for Feature films.
$ 35 for Shorts.