Submit Your Film

Submissions are now open for the 2019 Festival!

Submit Your Film For NewFest 2019

The 31st Annual New York LGBTQ Film Festival

October 23 – 29, 2019


Submissions for the 31st Annual New York LGBTQ Film Festival are now open via FilmFreeway! To be the first to hear updates and announcements on the upcoming festival, join our mailing list.

Key dates:

  • March 1 – Submissions open
  • April 23 – Earlybird Deadline
  • June 7 – Regular Deadline
  • July 1 – Late Deadline
  • July 23 – Extended Deadline
  • September 13 – Notification Date


For questions, submissions for year-round programming, and more information, please email submissions@newfest.org

NewFest: New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway, the world’s #1 submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD screeners, unlimited video storage, filmmaker profiles, and more.