Brooklyn Film Festival

23rd Edition

Brooklyn Film Festival

where:New York (USA)
when:May 29st - June 7th, 2020
Festival takes place Online
address:180 South 4th St., Suite 2 S
Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
tel:+1 (718) 388 4306
deadline:February 17th, 2020
entry form:Submission at Filmfreeway

Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), is an International, competitive festival. BFF’s mission is to provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of films. To draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema. To encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure. BFF, inc. is a not-for-profit organization.
The festival is for and by independent filmmakers. BFF accepts submissions in six categories: Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Short Narrative, Short Documentary, Experimental, and Animation. BFF offers prizes totaling over $50,000 in film services and products. The festival hosts multiple filmmaker parties and networking events at venues around Brooklyn and New York City. Many of the award-winning films from the Brooklyn Film Festival have gone on to have theatrical releases, to have nationwide broadcasts on PBS and HBO, and to be nominated and awarded at both the British and the American Academy Awards.

  • Rita by Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza: Shorts

  • W Zappatore by Massimiliano "Maci" Verdesca: Features

  • SPUTNIK 5 by Susanna Nicchiarelli: In Competition - Best Animation Short

  • ABC COLOMBIA by Enrica Colusso: Spirit Award - Documentary

  • APOLLO 54 by Giordano Giulivi: Spirit Award - Feature; Certificate For Outstanding Achievement - Best Editing

  • Out of Bounds by Fulvio Bernasconi: Certificate For Outstanding Achievement - Best Cinematography

  • Suddenly, Last Winter by Gustav Hofer, Luca Ragazzi: Documentary

  • NORTH CAPE by Carlo Luglio: Spirit Award, Best male actor