The primary objective of the New York True Venture Film Festival, also known as NYTVFF, is to promote all types of film, whether independent or studio-based, regardless of budget. By submitting your film, you give us the right to post any of your posters, trailers, websites, and social media links on our website during the consideration and going forward.

Film Types

The New York True Venture Film Festival accepts narrative, documentary, animation, and experimental films.

Categories & Limits

There is no limit on the number of submissions. Additional Categories are only available after the main category has been entered.

Category Guidelines

Feature Films (45 minutes and over)
Short Films (1 to 44 minutes)


All films must be in English or have English subtitles. All films must be produced after 2016. All films must have an online screener.


Filmmakers retain the rights to their films and are responsible for acquiring licenses and releases for media used in their films.

Entry Fees

All fees must be paid upon submission.
Entry fees are non-refundable.