We accept Short Films in all genres from all over the world!

Hello Filmmakers,

The Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) brings exceptional local and international short films to the Brooklyn audience. We encourage all filmmakers to apply to our open call: narrative, animation, and documentary films will be selected and presented during three evening screenings.

This is a great opportunity to get your work seen in New York City.

Please read the guidelines before sending us your work. 


Rules & Terms

  • Films are 20 minutes or shorter. 

  • Must be in English or subtitled in English. 

  • Must be accessible for online viewing (through YouTube,

  •    Vimeo, or any other platform) 

  • Film submission deadline: June 1, 2019, 11:59 PM

  • The submission fee is $20.


Dweck Auditorium

This year's festival will be held at Dweck Auditorium, conveniently located at Brooklyn's Central Public Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza.  The fully accessible, 189-seat auditorium provides a comfortable space that's acoustically well balanced with unobstructed sight lines.  


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