THE NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL

2016 AWARD WINNERS2017 FILM SUBMISSIONS OPEN

FILM SUBMISSIONS

OPEN FOR 2017.  

The NYCHFF is an international film festival and accepts films and screenplays from around the globe. The NYCHFF holds no “completion date” or “world premiere” status regulations.

Deadlines; each year the deadlines are as follows:

Films/Shorts: DEADLINES
Early: February 28, 2017
Regular: May 15, 2017
FINAL: August 15, 2017

ABOUT NYCHFF

America’s largest and most recognized genre film festival focusing solely on Horror and Science Fiction. Each year the NYCHFF celebrates both the horror classics we grew up with and the new horror films & filmmakers who created them. the NYCHFF fills the city with special screenings, parties, celebrity guests and free giveaways.

The New York City Horror Film Festival is the Halloween time event not to be missed. So, keep your eyes peeled right here for full festival information, submission info, lineup, tickets, details about all the cool events the NYCHFF does throughout the entire year to support genre films and filmmakers! *The New York City Horror Film Festival is presented by MooDude Film.

2016 FESTIVAL AWARDS

BEST FEATURE

NIGHT OF SOMETHING STRANGE

DIRECTOR:  Jonathan Straiton

BEST SHORT

UNDER THE APPLE TREE 

DIRECTOR: Erik Van Schaaik

BEST SCI-FI

SHORTWAVE 

DIRECTOR: Ryan Gregory Phillips

BEST DIRECTOR

JEREMY WECHTER

MOVIE:  The Viral Demon

BEST ACTRESS

JUANITA RINGELING

MOVIE:  Shortwave

BEST ACTOR

ROY CARTER

MOVIE:  Found Footage 3D

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

K SHOP

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

SHORTWAVE

BEST SOUND DESIGN

SHORTWAVE

BEST SCREENPLAY

FOUND FOOTAGE 3D

DIRECTOR:  Steven DeGennaro

BEST UNPRODUCED FEATURE

IMPURATUS

WRITER:  Michael J Yurinko

BEST UNPRODUCED SHORT

POLYBIUS

WRITER:  Michael Tuite

AUDIENCE CHOICE

THE KIND ONES

DIRECTOR:  Jamal Hodge

2016 SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

FEATURE SCRIPT

IMPURATUS

WRITER:  Michael J. Yurinko

SHORT SCRIPT

POLYBIUS

WRITERS: Michael Tuite and Jimmy Kelly

FINALISTS

CAJUN JUSTICE

Mike Briock

HIBERNATION

Mike Briock

IT GOES BETWEEN

Chris Cochran and JC Schaffner

STONERS VS. VAMPIRES

Stuart Creque

THE APOCALYPSE CHRONICLES

Nathan Ludwig and Charles Devin Hill

THE GORGE

Warren Cowell

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HEADQUARTERS

NYC Horror Film Festival
PO Box 8582
86 Broadway
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

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