New York Short Film Festival

New York's largest festival for short films


Submissions for 2021 are now open!

We at NYSFF are preparing for another fantastic festival of independent short filmmaking.  We’ll be showcasing short films from around the world on Dec 10-16, 2021.

Here’s the 2020 Schedule and Official Selection

Festival Director Cailin Kless is a New York actor and director of both film and stage.

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We’d especially like to thank our sponsors for 2020:

AMC Networks

Ed Sullivan Theater

Monster Energy

White Claw Hard Seltzer

The Mayor’s Office of New York City