MANHATTANHENGE

COVID19 UPDATE

Manhattanhenge Film Festival 2020 will be running off-line this year due to corona virus quarantine and social distance situation. 
We are sorry to announce to cancel our festival event night however its a mandatory for us to to consider everyone's safety and follow social distance rules until further official notice. We will update all submissions, winners, and guests by online, email or phone.
We are keeping up with the guidance of the  state and local authorities related to travel, quarantine, meetings and events, and we will continue to adjust our guidance accordingly. 

Please wait to hear from us and stay safe.

Welcome to MANHATTANHENGE FILM FESTIVAL. We are a yearly and annual competition based in New York City. We want the best worldwide film stories to promote filmmakers’ works for distributors.

The MANHATTANHENGE FILM FESTIVAL is an open door for independent filmmakers. It's a special jury formed by academicians, producers, and professional filmmakers.

MANHATTANHENGE FILM FESTIVAL is delighted to announce that we are accepting our 2019 and 2020 submission

The Festival offers you the chance to meet other filmmakers and industry professionals to exchange ideas and collaborate in a highly creative and inspiring atmosphere.

Diversity and Compassion

MANHATTANHENGE Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition founded in New York City, USA at 2018.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental movies.

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At Manhattanhenge Film we care about your skills and vision.

 
 

JOHN ZION

JURY

2020-2021 PROGRAMMERS -JURIES

MEHMET GUNEY

FILMMAKER - CO FOUNDER

KHRYSTSINA CHYZHYK

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Tassos Rigopoulos

KORAY KASAP

 

AWARDS & RULES

All genres/forms accepted. Seeking Feature Films, Short Films,  Documentary, Music Videos, Experimental Works, and Animation.

 

All foreign-language works MUST be subtitled in English to be considered.

1. Submission Eligibility 
- All submissions must have been completed after January 1, 2016. 
- There is no premiere policy. 

2. Exhibition Format: h.264 Quicktime file

3. Please disregard any automatic notifications from FilmFreeway. If you don't hear from us DIRECTLY via email, your work is still in consideration for the 2018-2019 Manhattanhenge Film Festival. Please bear with us as we carefully review all works submitted to us with extreme care and consideration.

Manhattanhenge Film Awards will be given out certificates, laurels and trophies to the nominated submissions are given in these categories for cinematic excellence. One winner will be chosen by the judges to receive cash prize.

International selected nominees who cannot attend the awards ceremony will be contacted by the team to have their certificates/trophies sent to them.

CATEGORIES

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-US Narrative Feature Film

-Foreign Feature Film

-Best Short Film

-Best Horror

-Best Comedy

-Best Student Film 

-Best Documentary 

-Best Experimental work 

-Web Series

-Best Director

-Best actor

-Best Trailer

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AWARDS

-Laurel 
-Trophy 
-Certificate

JURY
JURY

POSTER

Diversity and Compassion

MANHATTANHENGE Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition founded in New York City, USA at 2018.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental movies.

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At Manhattanhenge Film we care about your skills and vision.

 

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Diversity and Compassion

MANHATTANHENGE Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition founded in New York City, USA at 2018.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental movies.

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At Manhattanhenge Film we care about your skills and vision.

 
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