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SYNERGY FILM
FESTIVAL

Welcome to SYNERGY FILM FESTIVAL. We are a yearly and annual competition based in New York City. We want the best worldwide film stories to promote filmmakers’ works for distributors.

The SYNERGY FILM FESTIVAL is an open door for independent filmmakers. It's a special jury formed by academicians, producers, and professional filmmakers.

The Festival offers you the chance to meet other filmmakers and industry professionals to exchange ideas and collaborate in a highly creative and inspiring atmosphere.

Film Categories:

Each film category represents how it was curated (i.e the competition that the films were submitted to).  


-US Narrative Feature Film 

-Foreign Feature Film 

-Best Short Film 

-Best Student Film

-Best Experimental work

-Best Web Series

-Best Director

-Music Videos

-Animation

-Best Trailer

-Thriller

-Sci-Fi

-Drama

-Editing (Short/Feature)

-Screen Play (Script)

Diversity and Compassion

SYNERGY Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition founded in New York City, USA at 2018.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature-Foreign films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental, animation movies, web series, Best Actor and Best Director Porjects

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At SYNERGY Film we care about your skills and vision.

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JOHN ZION

JURY

2021-2022 PROGRAMMERS -JURIES

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MEHMET GUNEY

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
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KHRYSTSINA CHYZHYK

FILMMAKER - CO FOUNDER
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Tassos Rigopoulos

 

AWARDS & RULES

SYNERGY FILM FESTIVAL was aimed to provide full screening festival 2 years ago, however, because of Covid19 situations, there will be no full screening of projects anymore. We provide Award ceremony only.

 

All foreign-language works MUST be subtitled in English to be considered.

1. Submission Eligibility 
- All submissions must have been completed after January 1, 2019. 
- There is no premiere policy. 

2. Exhibition Format: h.264 Quicktime file

3. Please disregard any automatic notifications from FilmFreeway. If you don't hear from us DIRECTLY via email, your work is still in consideration for the 2020-2021 SYNERGY Film Festival. Please bear with us as we carefully review all works submitted to us with extreme care and consideration.

SYNERGY Film Awards will be given out certificates, laurels and trophies to the nominated submissions are given in these categories for cinematic excellence. One winner will be chosen by the judges to receive cash prize.

International selected nominees who cannot attend the awards ceremony will be contacted by the team to have their certificates/trophies sent to them.

CATEGORIES

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-US Narrative Feature Film

-Foreign Feature Film

-Best Short Film

-Best Student Film 

-Music Videos

-Animation

-Best Experimental work 

-Web Series

-Best Director

-Best Trailer

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AWARDS

-Laurel 
-Trophy 
-Certificate

JURY

POSTER

Diversity and Compassion

SYNERGY Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental movies.

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At SYNERGY Film we care about your skills and vision.

 

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Diversity and Compassion

SYNERGY Film Festival is an international film festival and screenplay competition.

The festival accepts movies from all over the world under different categories such as Feature films 60 min +more, Short films, Documentaries, Experimental movies.

In the end, our main aim was and still is to bring immigrant,foreign filmmakers together regardless of their experience.

 

If you’re an aspiring director, you will know that it is crucial for your work to be appreciated no matter the size of the audience or the budgets of the films you compete against. At SYNERGY Film we care about your skills and vision.

 
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