Posted January 31, 2016
Winter Film Awards 5th annual INDIE FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 18-26 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 86 films by emerging filmmakers from 26 countries. Free discussion Panels — $5 Animation afternoon —Bloody Thursday all horror all day — daily screenings of fantastic films and free parties every night.
Hollywood might ignore women and people of color, but Winter Film Awards celebrates everyone! #WFA2016 #WFASoDiverse
Among the 86 Official Selections to be screened at Cinema Village in the heart of Greenwich Village (22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003), is a diverse mixture of 12 documentaries, 34 shorts, 10 narrative features, 9 animations, 7 music videos, 9 horror films and 5 web series, including 8 student films, 36 female directors, 40% of films by people of color and representation from 26 countries. 43% of accepted films pass the “Bechdel Test”. The majority of the films were made for a budget under $50,000.
* Tickets on sale now!
* Screenings & Discussion Panels at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, New York NY 10003) Feb 19-25
* Opening Reception at The Attic (251 West 48th Street, New York NY 10036) Feb 18 8-11PM, Open Bar 8-9PM
* Gala Red Carpet at Club 230Fifth (230 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10001) Feb 26 8-11PM
* FREE Parties every night
* FREE Discussion Panel Feb 23 “Getting the Best Sound in your Indie Film” with NYCPost Group
* FREE Discussion Panel Feb 24 “NY State’s Support for Filmmakers” with NYS Governor’s Office
. . . sponsored by Jungle Software. Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of the Rate Book!
* FREE Discussion Panel Feb 25 “NYC’s Great Benefits for Filmmakers” with NYC Mayor’s Office
* $5 afternoon matinees Monday through Thursday
* Animation Afternoon Matinee – Feb 22 – $5
* Bloody Thursday – All Horror – All Day – Feb 25
* Screenings each night and all weekend $10 in advance, $15 at the door ($5 w/Student ID)
Visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com for tickets, schedule and details
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