New York International Itinerant Films Infest Festival (US) (IIFIF) will be held over on October 2018 at the world-renowned destination of New York City.

All films submitted are considered equally and carefully, through a multiple-stage prescreening process involving as well as industry professionals.


Rules & Terms

1.0- Fiction films, animation, documentary and experimental of any genre and subject are welcome. Both short subject and feature.

1.1- The scope of the competition is international. An open competition with works of any country in the world produced from January 1st 2011 onwards.

1.2- Films may be submitted in any language but films that are not in English must be accompanied with English subtitles.

1.3- Optionally, we invite the films presented with dialogues in English to be presented with subtitles in Spanish for our Latino audience.

1.4.- The content must be submitted by a creator/producer aged 18 or older.

1.5.- Multiple projects may be submitted for consideration provided that an additional submission fee is paid for each entry.

1.6.- All submitters must submit their content to NYC Films Infest through our festival registration platforms listed in the Film Submissions section of our website.

1.7.- All submission fees are non-refundable.

1.8.- Submitting does not guarantee your film as an Official Selection of NYC Films Infest 2018.Submitting your film does not guarantee festival acceptance or screening. Acceptance by the festival does not guarantee award or prize. Submission fees are nonrefundable. We reserve the right to program films at our sole discretion.

1.9.- The submitter must have obtained legal copyright to publicly screen their submitted content and all intellectual property contained therein including, but not limited to, music, lyrics, written work, photos, video content, artwork, and media excerpts.

1.10.- By submitting your content, you represent that you have acquired all legal rights to publicly screen all content within your submission.


Official Selection

2.0- If your film has been officially selected, you agree to provide us with a poster or promotional images and/or stills, as well as a logline and/or synopsis, for promotional purposes.

2.1.- If your film has been officially selected, you agree that we are permitted to use excerpts from the film, up to a maximum of 30 seconds, worldwide, for promotional purposes.

2.2.- If a submitter’s content is selected, a Notice of Official Selection shall be emailed to the to the email address provided by the submitter in their ficha de registro on the notification date.

2.3.- Announcements identifying the Official Selections will be posted online on the NYC Films Infest website and social media channels.

2.4.- We do not return any materials submitted.



3.0.- Failure to meet the eligibility requirements will lead to disqualification.

3.1.- Disqualification will not entitle a submitter to a refund of the submission fee.

3.2.- If you withdraw your film from the festival, we will not be liable to refund any submission fee.



4.0- Film programming and screening times are at the sole discretion of the festival.

4.1- The films of the “Official Selection” that are not screened in theaters, will be released on our streaming platform during the week of the festival’s celebration. The public will have to register privately on the platform to be able to watch the films safely. The online screening will be voluntary on the part of the filmmaker.


Awards & Prizes

At the festival Ceremony we will present the awards to the finalists.


– Trophy  “Best Ficction Short Film”

– Trophy “Best Animated Short Film”

– Trophy  “Best Documentary Short Film”

– Trophy  “Best Experimental Short Film”


– Trophy  “Best Ficction Feature Film”

– Trophy  “Best Animated Feature Film”

– Trophy  “Best Documentary Feature Film”

– Trophy  “Best Experimental Feature Film”


– Trophy “Best Actor”

– Trophy “Best Actress”

– Special mentions


Acceptance of the bases


6.0- Participation in the Festival implies acceptance of these rules.

6.1- Any new issues or changes arising during the Festival and is not covered by this regulation will be decided by the Organization after informing the authors of the works involved.