Winter Film Awards announces Call For Entries for 2016 Indie Film Fest #WFA2016

Submissions now open for our 2017 Indie Film Festival!

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Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces


1623783_10203207897307853_886463460_ 3New York, NY (June 1 2015) – A Call for Entries has been officially announced for the 5th Annual Winter Film Awards (WFA) Independent Film Festival, a celebration of independent film to be held February 18-27 2016 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to NYC to attend the three full days of film screenings and industry networking after-parties culminating in a glittering awards ceremony to be held on February 27 in the luxurious Empire Room at Club 230 Fifth.

The rapidly growing Festival seeks diverse creative indie films from NYC and the entire world in all genres – narrative features, short films, documentaries, animation, music videos, web series and horror films. Outstanding work will be awarded for each category, along with Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, Best Original Score, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Student Film and the NY PERSPECTIVES Award for best depiction of the New York multi-cultural experience. For the 2015 Festival, 76 films from 29 countries were selected for screening, including 34 by female directors and 20 student films. Works of all genres, forms, and lengths are considered for Festival screening.

Submissions deadlines are as follows: Early Bird Deadline – September 1 2015, Regular Deadline – November 1 2015, Late Deadline – December 1 2015. Entrants will be notified of final decisions by January 7 2016.

Independent filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit films online via …

Steffanie Finn, WFA Executive Director says “At WFA, we seek fresh voices and alternate perspectives from creative emerging indie filmmakers from the entire world. We offer a truly exciting mixture of film genres, viewpoints and subjects in order to give our attendees the opportunity to see films they might never think to seek out otherwise.

WFA logo burr 181x60Winter Film Awards is an all-volunteer women and minority-run 501(c)3 organization founded in 2011, which celebrates diversity of local and international film-making. It was built with the dream of making diverse indie film more accessible to the public and providing driven, talented artists the opportunity to break through competitive barriers to establish meaningful careers in film. The focus is on showcasing emerging filmmakers from every age, ethnic, racial, religious, cultural, political and geographic perspective while providing a stepping stone for all filmmakers, from students with blossoming careers to established industry veterans, to screen their work in front of a large audience and gain recognition for their achievements.

For more information about Winter Film Awards events and sponsors, visit

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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