Throughout the years, Big Apple Film Festival has been proud to welcome many critically acclaimed honored guests, keynote speakers and award recipients.

PREVIOUS HONORARY GUESTS, AWARD RECIPIENTS AND VIP ATTENDEES INCLUDE: 

 

  • Kevin Bacon (Golden Globe and SAG award winner) 

  • Kyra Sedgwick (Emmy and Golden Globe winner) 

  • Jesse Eisenberg(Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG Award nominee) 

  • David Krumholtz (SAG Award nominee, HBO's "The White House Plumbers", "The Deuce", Academy Award nominee "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs") 

  • Cuba Gooding Jr.(Academy Award winner) 

  • Matthew Rhys(Emmy Award winner, Golden Globe nominee, SAG Award nominee) 

  • Morgan Spurlock(Academy Award nominee, WGA Award winner) 

  • Alan Cumming(Tony Award and Independent Spirit Award winner) 

  • Actress/Comedian Kim Wayans 

  • Doug Roland (Academy Award nominated filmmaker) 

  • Academy Award winning screenwriter Jose Rivera 

  • Jerry Stiller 

  • Olympia Dukakis(Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner) 

  • Kevin Corrigan 

  • Mario Cantone 

  • Roger Sherman(Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner) 

  • Haley Joel Osment(Academy Award nominee),

  • and many more...