REPRESENTING THE BOROUGH
OF ALL BOROUGHS IN ALL
IT'S CREATIVE GLORY:
APPRECIATE PAST FILM HISTORY
ENGAGE CURRENT FILM MOVEMENT
CELEBRATE BOROUGH CELEBRITIES
CELEBRITY GUEST APPEARANCES
- ON LOCATION DRIVE IN THEATERS
- FEATURING BROOKLYN FINEST TALENT
7 MONTH OF FILM INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE WITH A VARIETY OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR FILMMAKERS:
GAIN MORE EXPOSURE
REACH A BROADER AUDIENCE
NETWORK WITHIN THE INDUSTRY
GET PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
ADVANCE THEIR CAREER
VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL
I created Brooklyn Shorty Virtual Film Festival to Celebrate and Rep my Borough and the Creativity that continues to thrive there.
I also wanted to reach out to the International community to curate urban stories, from all over the world. I wanted to see what was good, in everybody hood.
OUR VIRTUAL EVENTS
BE APART OF THE FESTIVAL
"It is really important that young people find something that they want to do and pursue it with passion. I'm very passionate about filmmaking. It's what I love to do."
JOHN D. MCFADDEN, SR
YOUNG FILMMAKERS CONTEST
Students will have the opportunity to create and submit their short films to the Brooklyn Shorty Film Festival for consideration for the John D. McFadden, Sr. Young Filmmakers Award, is also An Audience Choice Award.
Using A Smart Phone Make A 5 minute Short Film
BLACK LIVES MATTERS THEME
Ages: 6-15years old
Deadline: November 30, 2020
The best way to learn how to make a movie is to just go do it.
BROOKLYN SHORTY VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL
Short Narrative Scripts
TV Drama Pilots
TV Comedy Pilots
Drama Web Series
Comedy Web Series
up to 50 minutes
1st Place Winner: over $1000 in cash and prizes
2nd Place Winner: $750 in cash and prizes
3rd Place Winner: $500 in cash and prizes
3 Honorable Mentions: Final Draft V. 11
Get Detailed Script Analysis
by Industry Executives and Producers
Mentorship & Scholarships
(new prizes added every month until final deadline)
Special Entry Deadline is January 20, 2021
Final Deadline June 22, 2021
I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered.
-Louis Gossett, Jr.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Special award to recognize one seasoned Brooklyn Celebrity with a lifetime of film works that needs to be celebrated. Named after Academy Award Winner and Brooklyn's own, actor and filmmaker, Mr. Louis Gossett, Jr.
invited Brooklyn celebrities
RESERVE YOUR SCREENING PASSES
All Virtual Film Festival Weekend Screening Passes $7.00
Workshop & Class Passes $7.00
Forums & Filmmaker's Q&A Passes $7.00
Pitch Parties & Network After Parties FREE
Virtual Award Shows $15.00
Live Award Show @ Drive In Theater $30.00
Tickets will be available for presale on Dec 1, 2020