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Where do we screen? / What to expect?

The Macoproject Film Festival currently screens it's selections at The Playroom Theater located at 151 W 46th St 8th Floor, New York, NY 10036  Anyone who has been to New York City knows there is no other place like it. Creativity and acceptance is practically airborne, giving filmmakers and other artists a breath of fresh air. The big apple is an absolute goldmine for people looking to show themselves, and express themselves. Every single person you ask will have a different way to describe this wonderful place, and I wish these sentences could do it justice. If you’re willing to push your dreams into a reality, come find us in the center of the universe. Expect to be treated like a professional. Whether your work has been selected by us, or If you’re a film lover exploring the heart of what we do, or if you’re in New York and want to try something different, here you will be treated with the utmost respect and proficiency. Guest’s are able to come, relax, and forget about the world for a few hours. Our audience is also joined with special guests including HBO producers, news outlets, and other filmmakers. Our selections are able to watch a live audience perceive their message, while our screenwriters are able see us breakdown their work to the crowd. The top 3 Filmmakers and Screenwriters will both receive official Macoproject plaques.

Entrance to The Playroom Theater located in Times Square, New York City.

Entrance to The Playroom Theater located in Times Square, New York City.

Avery Cohen

Creator of Macoproject Film Festival/Current Festival Director/Marketing Director

Charlie Weisman

Co-Director of Judging

Jason Perniciaro

Co-Director of Judging


October 1st 2018

Final Deadline for Entrants

October 7th, 2018

Notification Date for Entrants

November 4th, 2018

The Macoproject Film Festival screens in New York City on Novembr 4th, 2018 beginning at 6:30PM.


What does Macoproject accept?

The Macoproject Film Festival currently accepts film and screenplays under 30 minutes/pages.

What is the entry fee?

You may find the complete list of submission fees here.

Are Feature Films Accepted?

Currently The Macoproject Film Festival accepts only short Films and Screenplays. We plan on accepting feature projects in the near future.

When will I know if my work has been selected?

This season all entrants will be notified by October 7th, 2018 if their Film or Screenplay has been selected.

Will there be awards?

The Top 3 Film and Screenplay's will both recieve official Macoproject Film Festival Plaques. 

What are the rules for submitting?

You can find a full list of our Rules and Regulations here

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