First Time Fest

79 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016


The First Time Fest in New York celebrates the work of emerging filmmakers and provides them with the unique opportunity to showcase their pieces for prominent industry experts. Every year, ten individuals from around the world are chosen to participate in the festival in the hopes of winning a distribution deal with Cinema Libre Studio. In addition to the competition, the event organizes a series of panels where established filmmakers discuss a variety of topics and answer questions.

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