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Press Releases from Winter Film Awards (18 total)

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces 2015 Call for Entries

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

WFA 2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge - Over $7K in Prizes

Winter Film Awards presents … 2nd Annual 48-Hour Film Challenge Winter Film Awards, an Independent Film Festival organization in New York City, challenges the local community to create a short film from start to finish in just a single weekend in an exciting and fast-paced environment with crazy rules that make for an awesome and sleep-deprived team experience. The 2013 WFA 48-Hour Film Challenge gets under way on Friday December 6 at 8pm.

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces 2014 Call For Entries

New York, NY (September 16, 2013)- Following the recent success of the WFA Kickstarter campaign, The Winter Film Awards announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 3rd Annual Independent Film Festival to be held February 27 – March 1 2014 in New York City. The weekend festival consists of three days of film screenings and industry networking after-parties culminating in an awards show to be held on March 1.

Kickstarting The Indie Film Festival - NYC’s Winter Film Awards Jumps On The C …

With projects such as “Wish I was here” by Zach Braff and “The Newest Hottest Spike Lee Joint,” Kickstarter has become a well-known fundraising platform for independent film, but the number of successful Film Festival Kickstarter projects is limited. NYC’s Winter Film Awards hopes to change that. As any dedicated filmmaker who has taken the leap to start their own film festival may know, when it comes to festivals the

Brian Lee Weakland wins Best Screenplay at Winter Film Awards 2013 Independent F …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to announce that "Last Waltz of Vienna", written by Brian Lee Weakland, has won Best Screenplay at the WFA 2013 Independent Film Festival, held February 28-March 2 2013 in New York City. Winter Film Awards received over 100 screenplays submissions for the 2013 festival. Each was judged by a team of five industry professionals with wildly divergent interests, and four standouts were chosen as finalists.

Congratulations to the Winter Film Awards 2013 Independent Film Festival Winners

14 outstanding winners honored in Awards Ceremony on March 2 2013 The Second Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival kicked off Thursday, February 28 2013 with three full days of screenings and after-parties. This year's event offered something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of talent and storytelling capabilities the independent filmmaking community has to offer. Among the 58 films selected for screening was a diverse mixture of

"Beyond The Grave" wins Best Horror Feature Film at Winter Film Awards 2013 Inde …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to announce that "Beyond The Grave", directed by Davi de Oliveira Pinheiro, has won Best Horror Feature Film at the WFA 2013 Independent Film Festival, held February 28-March 2 2013 in New York City. Producer Isidoro B. Guggiana says "To receive such a prize is really inspirational. Doing films with a micro-budget is a really difficult and sometimes tiring task and to be recognized among our

"Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution" wins Best Documentary at Winter Fil …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to announce that "Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution", directed by Deborah Riley Draper, has won Best Documentary at the WFA 2013 Independent Film Festival, held February 28-March 2 2013 in New York City. Not many moments in life change the course of history; break the mold; shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on a chilly night in November 1973, such a

"QWERTY" wins Best Picture and Best Actress at Winter Film Awards 2013 Independe …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to announce that "QWERTY", directed by Bill Sebastian, has won Best Picture and lead actress Dana Pupkin was awarded Best Actress at the WFA 2013 Independent Film Festival, held February 28-March 2 2013 in New York City. “QWERTY” is the heartwarming tale of introverted word-nerd Zoe and her newfound love Marty as she attempts to become the 2nd ever female National ScrabbleTM Champion. Before introverted

FEARS Mag and Winter Film Awards Team Up to Honor the Year's Best Independent Ho …

Winter Film Awards is pleased to partner with FEARSMAG for their 2013 Independent Film Festival. Among the 58 films selected for screening is a diverse mixture of documentaries, shorts, features, animation, music videos and horror films, including 9 horror films, 9 student films, 15 female directors and representation from over 15 countries. The 2nd Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 with

Documentary "Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry" to scr …

Risky Business: A Look Inside America's Adult Film Industry examines the social, psychological, and economic impacts of performing in adult films. What makes people decide to become adult entertainers, how do they go about entering the business, what are their experiences in the business, and how do they deal with career options, finances, and relationships once they exit the business? The documentary also examines proposed regulations that would address current

The 2nd Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces Sponsors a …

Thanks to the support provided by Adobe Software, Footage Firm, Final Draft, ShowBiz Café, Jungle Software and media sponsor ProductionHUB, the Winter Film Awards show and Independent Film Festival will showcase quality work and highlight the best of independent film. ”We are excited to have secured these sponsors to support the film community and the arts, Their support shows how much they care about emerging filmmakers and the true

"Dosa Hunt" to screen at Winter Film Awards 2013 Independent Film Festival

"The Greatest Hunt For South Indian Food In NYC Ever Committed To Film!" An all-star cast of NYC musicians join filmmaker/journalist Amrit Singh to form a multicultural posse on a quest to find their hometown's best South Indian crepe, dosa. DOSA HUNT is a short film by Amrit Singh featuring a diverse group of music-world friends -- Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij, Das Racist's Himanshu Suri and Ashok

Award winning film "DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till" to screen at Winter Fil …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In an acting tour de force, one man performs 36 roles in the telling of the Emmett Till tragedy. Experience the story, trial, and unbelievable confessions of those accused of Emmett's murder in this riveting drama. DAR HE will be screened at the 2013 Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival on Friday, March 1st in the 2pm-5pm Screening Block at the Hotel Pennsylvania Globetrotter Ballroom,

Award winning film "Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution" to screen at Win …

Not many moments in life change the course of history; break the mold; shatter the status quo and usher in a paradigm shift. But on a chilly night in November 1973, such a moment took place. For the second time in history, the Americans stormed France in an epic battle. This battle, however, would pit the lions of French haute couture— Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Feb 28-Mar 2 NYC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY (2/11/2013) The Second Annual Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival kicks off Thursday, February 28 2013 with three full days of screenings and after-parties. This year's event offers something for everyone, highlighting the dynamic range of talent and storytelling capabilities the independent filmmaking community has to offer. Among the 58 films selected for screening is a diverse mixture of documentaries, shorts, features, animation, music

Winter Film Awards 2013 Film Festival - CALL FOR ENTRIES

The WINTER FILM AWARDS submissions committee has announced a CALL FOR ENTRIES for our 2013 Festival to be held February 28 – March 2 2013. Submissions deadlines are as follows: Regular Deadline - January 1 2013, Late Deadline - January 20 2013, Extended Deadline - January 30 2013. Entrants will be notified of final decisions by February 1. The Second Annual Winter Film Awards kicks off February 28.

Winter Film Awards Congratulates our 48-Hour Film Challenge Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to OUR WINNERS Winter Film Awards 48-Hour Film Challenge 2012 What Can YOU Do In Just 48 Hours? New York, NY (December 10 2012) - WINTER FILM AWARDS, a new independent Film Festival in NYC, is pleased to congratulate our winners for our first annual 48-Hour Film Challenge! Winter Film Awards challenged the local community to create a 5-7 minute film from start to finish in just a single weekend. The WFA