Winter Film Awards Indie Film Fest starts Thursday!


Winter Film Awards Is New York City. Like the city itself, we showcase the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world.

Last Updated: February 22, 2017 6:49 pm GMT
(New York, NY--February 22, 2017) Please join us for Winter Film Awards 6th annual Indie Film Festival, which runs Feb 23-Mar 4 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 88 films of All Genres -- Free Discussion Panels —$5 Matinees —Bloody Thursday All Horror All Day — Daily Screenings of fantastic films and lots of Free Parties!

Screenings take place All Day February 24 – March 2 at Cinema Village. Among our awesome official selections is a diverse mixture of 11 Animated films, 8 Documentaries, 11 Feature narratives, 10 Horror films, 12 Music Videos, 24 Narrative shorts and 7 Web series, including 12 student films and 33 first-time filmmakers. Filmmakers come from 30 countries; 42% of the films were created by women, 45% were created by people of color.

Hollywood might ignore women and people of color, but Winter Film Awards celebrates everyone! #WFA2017 #WFASoDiverse.
Tickets on sale now!

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Industry Networking & Opening Party
Feb 23 7-11PM … FREE Jimmys NYC Cafe, 156 W 38th St. Sponsored by StolenRum, SpikeTV & Bai Drinks Enjoy complimentary drinks from StolenRum - PhotoBooth courtesy of Bai Drinks!

Wine & Cheese with Cinematcher
Try out "the Tinder of Film Casting"
Feb 27 6-7:30PM … FREE Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street

Film, Identity and Space:
Indie Iranian Films Discussion

Feb 28 6-7:30PM … FREE Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street Sponsored by AFTAB Committee

Getting Financing for your Indie Film Discussion Panel
Mar 1 6-7:30PM … FREE Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street Featuring entertainment lawyer Steven C Beers

Understanding Legal Issues for Indie Filmmakers: Discussion Panel
Mar 2 6-7:30PM … FREE CInema Village, 22 East 12 Street Featuring entertainment lawyer Steven C Beers

The Casting Process – Discussion Panel & Networking Party
Mar 3 6-9PM … FREE Bar 13, 35 Eest 13th Street Featuring Angela Peri & Lisa Lobel from Boston Casting

Awards Ceremony & Gala Red Carpet Party
Mar 4 8PM-2AM …FREE Club230Fifth, 230 Fifth Avenue Enjoy complimentary cupcakes from Satin Ice. awesome goodies and live performances!
PhotoBooth courtesy of The HeadShot Truck Sponsored by Stolen Rum, AJA Video Systems, Yelp, PB&Co, Cyberlink, Bliss Spa, Jungle Software and more!

Winter Film Awards beautiful official 2017 Festival artwork was designed by renowned artist and Professor Viktor Koen from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

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