2015 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival #WFA2015

WFA2015

4th Annual Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival to be held Feb 25-28 in NYC

75 Films, 15 Awards, 1 Fantastic Weekend

New York City’s rapidly growing Winter Film Awards (WFA) Indie Film Festival, now in its fourth year, is establishing itself as a dynamic celebration of emerging filmmakers from around the world. The WFA team is proud to announce programing for their upcoming Festival and Awards Ceremony.

Among the 75 Official Selections to be screened at the Blue Diamond Theater in the heart of Times Square (777 8th Ave New York, NY 10036), is a diverse mixture of 6 documentaries, 32 shorts, 6 narrative features, 9 animations, 10 music videos and 6 horror films, including 15 student films, 25 female directors and representation from 27 countries.

Opening night for the 2015 Festival will take place February 25 with a filmmaker’s reception and kick-off party. The festivities continue February 26-28 with three packed days of film screenings, discussion panels, and networking events. The festival will come to a close on the evening of February 28th with a glittering Awards Ceremony and after-party at Club 230Fifth (230 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10001), livestreamed globally by Worldcast Inc at http://www.worldcastlive.com/WFA2015

Eventbrite - 2015 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival

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About the Festival Festival Artwork Official Selections
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Screening Schedule Photos! NY State Governor’s
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Opening Party Awards Ceremony +
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Festival Program Patron of the
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WFA Sponsors
Screenings
Blue Diamond Theater
777 Eighth Avenue NYC
Awards Ceremony
The Empire Room @Club 230Fifth
230 Fifth Avenue NYC

Corporate and local support of Winter Film Awards plays an critical role in the life of the Festival and underscores WFA’s commitment to quality, adventure and diversity in the art of cinema. WFA is privileged to continue our collaboration with Gray Line New York, Ride of Fame, B&H Photo & Video, The Village Voice, Video Blocks/ AudioBlocks/ GraphicStock, Sony Creative Software, Jungle Software, Cyberlink, Glidecam, Rooftop Films, Worldcast Inc, JT Talent, and ProductionHUB, Inc. an online marketplace for broadcast TV, motion picture, pro video, live event, corporate & digital media production.

WFA is delighted to welcome new partners BtOVEN Music studio, Bonnie Ann Bruderer Coaching The Celebrity Life Coach, Deep Eddy Vodka, DJI Camera Drones, Edelkrone film making solutions, Fluff n’ Stuff bakery, Gotham Sound production audio solution, Gotham Mini Storage, FeverUp curated event site, LiveSmart 360, Mike’s Hot Honey, Museum of Sex the most stimulating museum in NY, NI3 Inc, Phil’s Crummy Corner a Taste of Puerto Rico in Brooklyn, PS Print quality and dependable online print services, Quad Cinemas, Satin Fine Foods, Snapple, Spirit Animal Creative Studio, Uber ride share, Van Diemens NYC Restaurant & Bar, Yelp and Zacuto film rigs.

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated 501(c)3 organization dedicated to showcasing emerging filmmakers and the celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. For more information on tickets, schedules, sponsors, film descriptions and more, please visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com and find us on Facebook.

Festival News

  • wfa 2015 awards show #WFA2015 Awards Ceremony LIVE STREAM (2/28/2015) - Can’t attend tonight’s Awards Ceremony and After Party, but still want to take part?  It’s livestreamed! http://worldcastinc.com/film  
  • 16040694334_4481df3af4_o #WFA2015 is under way! (2/27/2015) - 76 Films, 15 Awards, 1 Fantastic Weekend! We would love to have you join us at the 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival!  This year’s Fest runs Feb 25-28 in NYC with 3 days of screenings, networking events and after-parties. The event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of storytelling the … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival #WFA2015 Selections: Feature Films (2/23/2015) - Check out the awesome feature-length films at this year’s Winter Film Awards!  See the downside of cutting-edge technology in Assumption of Risk, or follow Route 66 as Farah loses her virginity while campaigning for John Kerry in Farah Goes Bang, or watch Suzanna’s world completely fall apart in Innenkind.  Or, rock out to our Punk … … Continue reading
  • George Gittoes & Hellen Rose Meet the Artists trying to spread love in the most dangerous city on earth! #WFA2015 (2/20/2015) - The Yellow House in Jalalabad Afghanistan is certainly a most unusual artists’ space – the nerve center for a range of projects, including a traveling circus, a film skills workshops, a small school and indie filmmaking, all in the center of one of the most dangerous places on earth. The House provides a safe space … … Continue reading
  • WinterFEAR Banner #WFA2015 Selections: Horror Films! (2/19/2015) - Oooooh, scary, creepy, gory, bloody and freaky!  WFA2015 has a frightening collection of cool horror films from Australia, Scotland, Japan, Israel, Spain and the US.  Check out Cynthia and watch the devil eagerly awaiting a man’s soul to be condemned, Institutionalised for a glamorous yet eerie look at a women’s mental institution, a washed up … … Continue reading
  • uber One More Week until #WFA2015 ! Arrive in Style with Uber to Winter Film Awards! (2/18/2015) - We’re thrilled to have partnered with Uber to provide new Uber users a free ride (up to $25) to or from Winter Film Awards! How does it work? Using Uber’s free iPhone/Android/Blackberry 7 app, you can request a pickup and a car driven by a professional driver will show up in minutes. Your credit card … … Continue reading
  • glidecam Winter Film Awards teams up with Glidecam #WFA2015 (2/18/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to continue our partnership with Glidecam Industries for our 4th Annual Indie Film Festival! Three Festival winning filmmakers will each receive a Glidecam world class XR-4000 Camera Stabilizer! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking events and after-parties. … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival #WFA2015 Selections: Documentaries (2/17/2015) - Documentaries provide a much-needed insight into other peoples’ lives. Winter Film Awards is proud to bring you seven incredible films – Generation ’89, the story of how young East Germans felt when the Berlin Wall fell; H.O.P.E. Was Here, a film about socially conscious vacations in the slums of Peru; Love City Jalalabad, a fearless … … Continue reading
  • filmshop The FilmShop teams up with Winter Film Awards! #WFA2015 (2/16/2015) - Winter Film Awards is delighted to partner with The FilmShop for our 4th Annual Indie Film Festival! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking events and after-parties. The event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of storytelling the independent filmmaking community … … Continue reading
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  • Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival #WFA2015 Selections: Music Videos (2/13/2015) - Music videos are not just the latest from Taylor Swift!  They can be weird, lyrical, enchanting, handpainted, historical, social commentary and so much more.  Check out our fantastic selections of music videos for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival! See the full set of films, sponsors and the screening schedule.
  • Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival #WFA2015 Selections: Animated Films (2/12/2015) - A trip through the unconscious mind of a drug overdose? Grown up TV stars? Perfect fathers? New Zealand soliders trapped behind WWI enemy lines? An odyssey to free a goldfish? Uterus-Man super hero? Check out our amazing selections of animated films for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival! See the full set of … … Continue reading
  • Print Winter Film Awards continues partnership with Sony Creative Software ! #WFA2015 (2/9/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to continue our partnership with Sony Creative Software for our 4th Annual Indie Film Festival!  All Festival winning filmmakers will receive a copy of Sony’s awesome Audio Master Suite! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking events and … … Continue reading
  • German Films The Spotlight shines on Emerging Filmmakers from Germany At Winter Film Awards Indie Film Fest #WFA2015 (2/6/2015) - New York, NY (02/05/2015) New York City’s rapidly growing Winter Film Awards (WFA) Indie Film Festival, now in its fourth year, is establishing itself as a dynamic celebration of emerging filmmakers from around the world. The Festival runs February 25-28 in New York City with three packed days of film screenings, discussion panels, and networking … … Continue reading
  • ps print Winter Film Awards’ amazing Print Sponsor – PSPrint #WFA2015 (2/3/2015) - Winter Film Awards is grateful to our amazing print sponsor PS Print!   PS Print is dedicated to providing quality, dependable and affordable online print services, and for the third year in a row, the incredibly patient and helpful people there have provided support, encouragement and wonderful service to the Fest! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM … … Continue reading
  • jeremiah newton Winter Film Awards 2015 Patron of the Cinema Award #WFA2015 (2/3/2015) - Writer, Producer, Mentor, & Activist JEREMIAH NEWTON To Receive the 2015 Winter Film Awards PATRON OF THE CINEMA AWARD At the Saturday, February 28th, 2015 Awards Ceremony to be held in The Empire Room at Club 230FIFTH New York, NY (February 3, 2015) ‐ As part of the 2015 Winter Film Awards (WFA) Independent Film … … Continue reading
  • VideoBlocks Logo Winter Film Awards Teams Up with VideoBlocks + GraphicStock + Audioblocks #WFA2015 (2/2/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to continue our partnership with VideoBlocks / GraphicStock and AudioBlocks for our 4th Annual Indie Film Festival! Two winning filmmakers will each receive a special one-year unlimited download membership to all three services! … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival – February 25-28 2015 #WFA2015 (2/1/2015) - 4th Annual Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival to be held Feb 25-28 in NYC 76 Films, 15 Awards, 1 Fantastic Weekend New York, NY (01/05/2015) New York City’s rapidly growing Winter Film Awards (WFA) Indie Film Festival, now in its fourth year, is establishing itself as a dynamic celebration of emerging filmmakers from around … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards proudly continues partnership with CYBERLINK ! #WFA2015 (1/30/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to continue our partnership with Cyberlink for our 4th Annual Indie Film Festival! Each winning film will be awarded with a copy of Cyberlink’s industry leading PowerDirector 13 Ultra software. The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking events … … Continue reading
  • Mmmmmmmm, cupcakes! #WFA2015 (1/30/2015) - Winter Film Awards proudly teams up with Fluff n’ Stuff for awesome baked goods at our 2015 Indie Film Festival Filmmaker’s Reception! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking events and after-parties. The event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards partners with SPIRIT ANIMAL! #WFA2015 (1/29/2015) - Winter Film Awards proudly partners with Spirit Animal Peacock Color Suite, Philadelphia’s most affordable, professional color grading suite!  The winners of this year’s Winter Film Awards NY Perspectives category will receive a complimentary full-day session in the Color Suite! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days … … Continue reading
  • How about some Sweet Heat to warm you during the cold Winter Film Awards! #WFA2015 (1/28/2015) - Winter Film Awards is delighted to award all of our winners with a chance to try the amazing Mike’s Hot Honey!  Sweet Heat! Honey Infused with Chilies – the world’s most versatile condiment, made with wildflower honey harvested from NY & NJ hives. The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards announces partnership with BTOVEN MUSIC #WFA2015 (1/27/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to partner with Btoven Music, a group of world-renowned composers and producers providing cutting edge music-production services.  The winners of this year’s Winter Film Awards Best Short Film category will receive a custom-music score for their next short film (up to 25 minutes in length) compliments of Btoven Music! The … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards announces winner of Official Festival Poster Design Competition #WFA2015 (1/22/2015) - Work by Artist Ana María Velásquez was chosen by a jury to represent Winter Film Awards’ 4th Annual Independent Film Festival to take place February 25-28 in New York City. The Competition was hosted by artist and professor Viktor Koen in association with the School of Visual Arts in New York. New York, NY (January … … Continue reading
  • Learn how NYS can help you produce your next film! #WFA2015 (1/21/2015) - Learn how New York State can help you produce your next film! @nylovesfilm #WFA2015 … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards proudly continues partnership with Zacuto for 2015 Indie Festival! #WFA2015 (1/20/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to partner with Zacuto, the top manufacturer of Filmmaker Rigs & EVFs for any camera! … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards and SR Socially Relevant Film Festival NY #WFA2015 (1/16/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to partner with SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York, a festival dedicated to raising awareness towards social issues through the powerful medium of cinema!   SR will select one film from the WFA 2015 lineup to spotlight for its ability to touch humanity with a relevant message or cause. The 4th … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards proudly partners with Gotham Sound for 2015 Indie Festival! #WFA2015 (1/9/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to partner with Gotham Sound, a one stop production audio solution in NYC! We are delighted to award the winner of our NYC Perspectives Prize with $2,000 of free equipment rentals! The 4th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival runs Feb 25-28 2015 with 3 days of screenings, networking … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards announces partnership with DJI ! (1/7/2015) - Winter Film Awards is proud to partner with DJI, the world leader in easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems!  Drones are the most fascinating filmmaking tool on the market today – everyone is talking about them and every filmmaker is desperate to have one. To help an emerging filmmaker move to the next level of the … … Continue reading
  • A bit of advice for your Film Festival submission (12/29/2014) - As we prepare to announce our lineup for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, it seems like a good time to update and repost this, originally posted last year …. A while back, we posted What Festival Directors Really Think from Stephen Follows (Blog) and Your Movie’s Been Accepted to a Festival – … … Continue reading
  • Just 2 more weeks! Submit your film to Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Fest! (11/17/2014) - Click here for more information!
  • A Bit of Advice for Your Film Festival Submission (6/26/2014) - As we open our submissions for the 2015 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, it seems like a good time to repost this, originally posted last year …. A while back, we posted What Festival Directors Really Think from Stephen Follows (Blog). Here is some more advice for filmmakers looking to submit films to smaller … … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards announces Call For Entries for 2015 Indie Film Fest (6/17/2014) - A Call for Entries has been officially announced for the 4th Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, a celebration of independent film to be held February 25 – 28 2015 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to NYC to attend the three full days of film screenings and industry networking after-parties culminating in a glittering awards ceremony to be held on February 28 in the luxurious Empire Room at Club 230 Fifth. … Continue reading
  • Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES (6/1/2014) - New York, NY (June 1 2014) – A Call for Entries has been officially announced for the 4th Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival, a celebration of independent film to be held February 25 – 28 2015 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to NYC to attend the three … … Continue reading
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