The Big Apple Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing and promoting the highest quality films from the New York City independent film community, as well as additional specially selected films from across the country and around the world. Additionally, the festival is proud to honor a variety of New York City based filmmakers, writers, actors and artists who have played an influential role in the growth of independent filmmaking in the Big Apple. Each season, BAFF presents awards in a various categories in filmmaking and screenwriting.
Become an Industry Network Member!
Free admission to year round virtual industry conferences with various industry professionals, including filmmakers, writers, producers, agents, managers and distributors
30% discount on virtual small group pitching and networking sessions
Complimentary admission to all members only networking events (virtual and in person)
30% discount on festival submission fees
Complimentary tickets to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and festival industry conferences
Non-Members are still welcome to sign up for year round industry conferences and small group pitching and networking sessions at the regular price per session. Additionally, non-members may not be admitted to members only networking events, or receive additional discounts or benefits listed above.
If you want to sign up as a member and begin receiving membership benefits, visit the membership page.
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