Queens World Film Festival

Queens World Film Festival
74-15 35th Ave. #6F
Jackson Heights, United States

Tel: 718-429-2579

Thu 19th Mar to Sun 29th Mar
Submission deadline: Mon 11th Nov 19

2019, Finished
Thu 21st Mar to Sun 31st Mar

Festival Overview

QWFF discovers exciting films from around the world and around the corner and programs a 2 week dynamic film festival that embraces art rather than commerce and encourages the emerging filmmaker.


In each category we award the 'Best of' and we do some 'Honorable Mentions'. We reward excellence in acting as well as include'Best in Fest', 'Founder's Choice' and the 'Spirit of Queens' Award.


Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV War Western Women

Apply via Film Freeway

Known festival contacts Contacts
Don Cato
Artistic Director
Katha Cato
Executive Direcctor


Open to the public


Filmmakers from around the world.


Submissions should be online screeners


Our submission rates are staggered from an Early Bird rate of $30 for Shorts and $35 for features through Sept. 10 to the final deadline rate of $40 for Shorts and $45 for feature films. We have lowered the fees this year to make it easier for everyone to participate.

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