Some of our festival's perks




In Short, Here's Our Festival Overview

Showcase your cinematic work at The New York International Cinema Awards! Meet others from the industry as you network. With filmmakers, storytellers and other industry members from across the globe! Also, your chance to win awards in a multitude of categories! Even potentially lock down partnership deals with our festival collaborators & sponsors.

So what better place to screen your work than in the heart of the film industry? Submit now to be featured as part of the 2022 American Cinematography Awards in Los Angeles!

Most Importantly, The Process is Simple


Submit your work to our panel of filmmakers, DP's, and producers.


Our panel makes their official selections for finalists & beyond.


We publish our finalists & winners in the online catalog & promote it across social media


From there, the jury votes on the semi-finalists, to determine who will make it through to the finalist category.

The Festival

The finalists are all invited out to attend the festival, network, grow and screen their work


At the end of the festival, our awards ceremony presents the winners in each respective category 


At the festival, you'll get the chance to meet and network with DP's, directors, film critics, producers and general filmmakers from all sides of the industry. Like-minded folks and completely contrasting folks. Make connections, collaborate, and grow!

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Local Love

What’s the other best thing about bringing together a group of like-minded individuals? Bringing them together in the most exciting, industry-centric city in the world! Los Angeles is filled with fun and lucrative activities to take part in beyond the festival.

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Lastly, our grand finale is the other most exciting part of our events. Who doesn't love the chance to win big & get professional publication for their incredible work? Well, it's time you got a token of appreciation for the outstanding work you do. With that, the audience has a chance to win plenty too!

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In Conclusion, The Opportunity:

To sum up, the New York International Cinema Awards are a chance to get your animation work in front of more eyes! That is to say, we're here to help grow and develop the careers of talented filmmakers. Through industry networking, awards, project growth and information.

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In short, the time has come! So what are you waiting for? Click the link below to submit your work to the New York International Film Awards