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Coney Island Film Festival named one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals" and "25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine!

"Without a doubt The Coney Island Film Festival has the greatest location in the world.  It also gives out the best trophy I've ever received." Darren Aronofsky (Director Black Swan, The Wrestler, Requiem for a Dream, Pi)

"The beach, the boardwalk, great stars, great movies, great filmmakers...the Coney Island Film Festival has everything that Cannes has, plus Nathan's hotdogs!" Barry Strugatz (Director The Transformation Writer: Married to the Mob)

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The 2009 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.
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The 2008 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.

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The 2007 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.

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indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA Present:
The 21st Annual Coney Island Film Festival, September 17 - 19, 2021 at Sideshows by the Seashore and The Coney Island Museum, in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood, Coney Island, New York.


Coney Island Film Festival Voted "One of MovieMaker Magazine's Coolest Film Festivals in the World" and "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee".

Call for entries 2021 Now Open!
Entry Categories - Drama Short, Comedy Short, Feature, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music Video, Experimental, Animation

Earlybird Deadline, January 8, 2021
Regular Deadline, March 12, 2021
Late Deadline, May 14, 2021
Extended Deadline, June 25, 2021

Coney Island Film Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests.


We have no film premiere requirements or date of completion requirements. Whether you submit early or late, has no bearing on the selection process. All films are given equal chance for selection, regardless of when they are submitted! We do not invite films to play with us. We rely solely, on our call for entries!

That's a wrap for 2020! Thanks to the filmmakers, xerb and everyone who purchased passes and tickets!

2020 Best in Category

Animation - Low Down Larry Conquers The Moon Men
Experimental - American Quartet
Music Video - Ruby Bones "Don't Lose Your Head"
Sci-Fi - Moonwalk With Me
Horror - The Smiler
Comedy Short - Better Half
Drama Short - The Liberty
Documentary Short - COVID Nurses
Documentary Feature - Beer Boom
Feature - Middletown
Made in Coney Island - CYCLONE

2020 Archive Below

2020 VIRTUAL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

ONLINE AT XERB.TV - SEPTEMBER 22 - OCTOBER 2

 

 

 

     
 

 

Program 1 - Comedy Shorts - $7
StartlePlex Cinemas
People Are Only Interesting When You Get To Know Them GOING BOTH WAYS - The Doctor Visit
OMAKASE
Weezy Goes Outside
The Stunods
Waimea
Better Half

 

Program 2 - Comedy Shorts - $7
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Interview Pete's Valve
Wendy/Gigi
Tuesday Night Fever
The Truth Box
Barrel Full of Magic: The Beethoven Story
Unnatural

 


 

 

Program 3 - Drama Shorts - $7
Moonwalk With Me
The Liberty
Telephone
Fratello
Doesn't Fall Far
Go Ahead, Grab Time by the Throat

 

Program 4- Drama Shorts - $7
Real American Chicken
EXIT PACKAGE
Family Bond
ROSA
The Hour After Westerly

 

 

 

Program 5 - Drama Shorts - $7
Broken Bird
Driver
Home Room
Cotton Candy
Black
Blight
The Fix  

 

Program 6 - Feature Film - $7
Middletown

 



 

Program 7 - Feature Film - $7
Making Monsters

 

Program 8 - Horror Shorts $7
The Loop
It Can Walk!
Momma, Don't Go
Perfect
Like Me Deadly
Meat Lovers
Distant
Routine
Shut Eye
The Smiler
The Witches of Bushwick


 

 


Program 9 - Coney Island Films - $7
Coney Island From Above Artwork for the Aquarium Dreamland
SOME OTHER BAY
Snowfall
Polar Plunge
Tortuga Crawl
Summer Song
Mermaid Parade
2020 Mermaid Parade Beach Ceremony


Program 10 - Coney Island Films - $7
No Soy De Aqui
Rare Vibe
Cock Lock It
LET’S DO DRUGS
CYCLONE
PAPA LEGBA OF CONEY ISLAND


 

 

Program 11 - Doc Shorts & Doc Feature - $7
Rhythm’s Gonna Get Ya
PIANO CRAFTMAN
Welcome to the Sewer Den Beer Boom

 

Program 12 Doc Shorts & Doc Feature $7
Geronimo: Circus Trash Monster
From Page To Stage ... Michele Carlo and Fish Out Of Agua
Miss You
Fill The Frame


 

 


Program 13 - Animation, Experimental & Music Video
Social Distance: Maybe It's a Good Idea
Take Off Your Skin
Low Down Larry Conquers The Moon Men
The Rocky Roads in Just Enough Lentils
Izzy's Demons
SUCCOR
Night at the Museum
American Quartet
Unborn Rivers of Sky
Mx Saturn Rebirth Ritual Stairwell My Love
Hunting Ground
Sick Of It All - "Self Important Shithead"
Everything Breaks
The Space Merchants - City Lights
Ruby Bones: Don't Lose Your Head
The Chosen People
I Wanna Quarantine With You

 

Program 14 - Shorts - Pandemic Times - $7
In These Times
COVID NURSES
Frontliners | The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Professionals
More Than Essential - Behind the Frontline: New York City
A Week In June
This Matters
One Day In June


 

Coney Island Film Festival has been "Voted One of MovieMaker Magazine's Coolest Film Festivals in the World".

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2010 Honoree Darren Aronofsky!

Coney Island Film Festival named one of the
"25 Coolest Film Festivals" by MovieMaker Magazine!
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