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Extended Deadline
August 2 



The 13th annual New York Shorts International Film Festival will feature over 300 short films, special events, talks, retrospectives films, and tributes with honored guests.

 New York Shorts is one of the largest exhibitors of short-form cinema in North America and the largest short film festival in America on the East Coast.

An essential destination for independent storytellers with bold and compelling short films to reach a broad and diverse audience of film lovers and industry professionals in NYC.

A qualifying film festival for the Canadian Screen Awards, presented by The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.


Mario Corry
Writer/Director / Black Mike

So much more than a film festival - NY Shorts created a community with care and compassion. Thoughtfully curated and organized, it's an artistic atmosphere that inspires everyone to aspire higher.

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Lyuwei Chen
Director/Producer / Duet

NY Shorts is incredible! It is a great film festival based in NYC that selects short films based on artistry. I am honored to premiere my film "Duet" here and win the Best Documentary. What an amazing experience! Thanks!

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Chris Overton /
Director / In Too Deep

I love this festival. It's such an honour to be part of. I think they show some of the most amazing films and I can't wait to submit again in the future. Thanks for having 'in too deep'.

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