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Astoria Film Festival 2023

FESTIVAL 2024 - the youth festival and main festival - will take place MAY 30, May 31, JUNE 1 and 2 at Kaufman Astoria Studios and ARRI RENTALS LIC, with some ONLINE EVENTS June 3-5

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Student Tickets

Astoria Film Festival STUDENT SHOWCASE

Saturday June 1, 2024

The Zukor Theater at KAUFMAN ASTORIA STUDIOS

CORNER OF 35 STREET and 35 AVE Astoria NY

In each block, screenings of films will be followed by a Filmmaker Panel, where students will be invited to talk about their experiences making the films.

There will also be Red Carpet Interviews outside the Zukor Theater as well as a COMMUNITY AND INDUSTRY EXPO in THE BACKLOT of KAUFMAN ASTORIA STUDIOS from 10am-3pm

Students in each workshop are entitled to one free ticket for themselves plus one free ticket for a companion - only for the session that their film is screened in. Sign up for those here: https://forms.gle/zwJRT7ZUA1J13qnHA

Additional tickets will be available starting April 15 on filmfreeway.com/astoriafilmfestival/tickets

9-11am

234Q, 212Q, Q300

& WORKSHOP FILMS - OCT, NOV, MARCH

11:30am-12pm

122Q

12:30-1pm

Q429

1:30-2:30pm 

High School for Environmental Studies

High School of Art & Design Film Dept

Media Production Lab

3-4:30pm Media Career Panel (Panel of Industry Professionals talk about their work and their career paths)

Currently Confirmed:

Roseanne Limoncelli, PHD, Senior Director Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center, NYU

Ben Lehman, Fmr Showrunner/Director/Writer, Sesame Street

Dustin Ward, Director of Photography, HBO, APPLE, NETFLIX

Gabrielle Howard, Development Director, Fred Rogers Productions

Cecilia Chien, ARRI RENTALS Outreach Director/IATSE Local 600 Camera Technician

Joe Mulica, Managing Director, Gotham Sound

5-6:30pmMedia Education Panel

Moderated by Kevin Lopez, Principal, Motion Picture Tech HS

Currently Confirmed:

Hanan Harchol, Big Apple Award Winning Teacher/Director of the Film Department at High School of Art and Design

Roseanne Limoncelli, PhD, Senior Director Martin Scorsese Virtual Production Center, NYU

Lori Greene, Media Production Professor - NYU and Fordham/ FMR Netflix Education Director

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