Festival of Cinema NYC invites Queens residents of all ages to submit their artwork!

This year Festival of Cinema NYC (formally Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema) is rebranding itself and giving Queens artist a chance to be part of this amazing event!  Anyone who resides in any neighborhood in Queens is eligible to submit a festival poster and/or a logo design any way they see fit. Your designs must include ‘Festival of Cinema NYC’ prominently displayed. There are no other rules or restrictions, so be creative, innovative and imaginative! The winning POSTER design will be unveiled as the official festival poster, prominently displayed on signage, and used as the cover of the official festival program guide (over 5,000 prints). Additionally, the winning Logo designs will be featured on festival apparel and merchandise to be sold and distributed throughout the 10 day event.

To enter the contest:
There is no fee to enter. Limit 2 entries per person, per email address. The contest begins at 12:01am EDT on March 18, 2019 and ends at 11:59pm EDT on May 19, 2018. All entries must be received by May 19, 2019 11:59pm EDT in order to be considered. Winner(s) will be notified by email, and announced on our website and social media no later than June 11, 2019. In order for your entry to be submitted and reviewed by our organizers, entrants must:

 1. Email their POSTER DESIGN directly to Artwork@FestivalofCinemaNYC.com
 2. Enter POSTER DESIGN or LOGO DESIGN as the subject line of your email
 3. Submit in one of the following formats: .jpg, .png, .psd or .ai
 4. Submit as a high resolution with 300 dpi or higher.
 5. There are no age restrictions. However, parents and/or legal guardians will have to sign waivers for children under 18 years of age if their child's submission 
    is chosen as a winning design.

**Poster Designs must be at a vertical [27:40] aspect ratio

Contest Details
One (1) poster design and up to three (3) logo designs will be selected by  Festival of Cinema NYC, Inc. Contestants agree that Festival of Cinema NYC, Inc. may publish their design and name(s) and may use both for advertising campaigns and/or marketing materials in the future. Contestants assign all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights to the poster, to Festival of Cinema NYC, Inc. Additionally, Festival of Cinema NYC, Inc. may alter, modify or revise the poster as it sees necessary to achieve the goals of the event. Festival of Cinema NYC, Inc. reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

Winner(s) will be given the opportunity to have up to 5 pieces of their work displayed throughout venues participating in the 2019 Festival of Cinema NYC. Winner of the poster design will receive a beautifully framed 40” x 27” one sheet poster featuring their design, while winning logo designers will receive merchandise with their logo. All winners receive  a Festival of Cinema NYC VIP Ticket package that includes two (2) ALL ACCESS badges to the festival which includes entry to the Awards Dinner Gala. In addition, all winners will receive a Festival of Cinema NYC prize package containing over $100 in sponsored prizes. Final Prize may vary and are subject to change. Prizes will be distributed no later than September 1, 2019.

Email any inquiries to info@FestivalofCinemaNYC.com.