"The Big Apple Film Festival was a great experience. A true tribute to the spirit of New York City." - Jerry Stiller
"Five best eating and drinking events this weekend" - CBS New York
"I'm absolutely delighted to have learned that the "In the Eye of the Spiral" has won best documentary at the Big Apple Festival." - Grammy Award winner Annie Lennox
"A great New York vibe. You feel the creativity here." - Academy Award winner and Golden Apple Award recipient Cuba Gooding Jr.
"The Big Apple Film Festival plays the films that you hope people will get to see but worry that they won't be able to -- specifically, the ones I have been in." - Academy Award nominee and NY Emerging Talent Award recipient Jesse Eisenberg
"The Big Apple Film Festival is what a film festival should be: Bravo Big Apple!" - Emmy nominee, Golden Globe Nominee, and Golden Apple Award recipient Alan Cumming
"Thanks Big Apple, for helping me introduce 'Kevin' to the world." - director Jay Duplass
"New York City is still the hub of independent film. It's still where the independent spirit lives." - Academy Award nominated director and BAFF Golden Apple Award recipient Morgan Spurlock
"A festival that supports and promotes homegrown talent." - Cinematical.com
"I salute the Big Apple Film Festival for keeping it real" - Independent Spirit Award nominee Kevin Corrigan.
"Apple of the City's Eye."; "You can't get more New York than the Big Apple Film Festival."; and Named one of the top "25 Coolest Festivals" and "top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" - MovieMaker Magazine
"this film festival celebrates a number of films in all manner of lengths, formats and genres from all around the world" -Time Out New York