The Third Annual Astoria Film Festival

Sponsored by the Kaufman Arts District and Kaufman Astoria Studios


has been moved due to COVID19 to:

OCT 30, OCT 31, and NOV 1 2020

Each Session includes Screenings and  Filmmaker Panels

and takes place at

THE ZUKOR THEATER at Kaufman Astoria Studios

34-45 35 Street Astoria NY


Festival Selections

Our Festival Awards:

Our festival is short because we only choose those films we think are contenders for awards.

Therefore everyone selected is in fact a "finalist" and up for award consideration.

The Zukor Award (Best in Festival) 

 Best Actress
Best Actor

Best Cinematography

Best Directing

Best Editing
Best Drama Short
Best Comedy Short
Best Experimental Short
Best Documentary Short 

Best Dance Short
Best Drama Web Series 
Best Comedy Web Series

Best Documentary Web Series

Best Youth Film (ages 14-18)
Audience Awards (voted on and presented at the end of each session