Coming Up: First Run Film Festival


Love student films? Love festivals? Love student film festivals? Then, First Run is for you! The longest continuously running film festival in New York City, First Run brings together over 80 student films to compete for awards each spring. Prizes include the 2017 Audience Choice Award Winner, the winner of which will receive $2000 as well as a free trip to LA for industry meetings, panels, and networking opportunities. Additionally, first, second, and third place prizes are given in Graduate Film NY, Graduate Tisch Asia, and Undergraduate Film & TV.

Please join us for the Festival Kick Off Party on Friday, April 28th, in the Filmmaker Lounge, Lower Concourse of 721 Broadway at 5:00 pm. There will be free ice cream and more! For screening information, see the listings below or at

Friday, April 28th:                                                 Sunday, April 30th:
Lower Concourse, Theater 006                              Lower Concourse, Theater 006
7:00 pm, 8:30 pm                                                 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:30 pm

Saturday, April 29th:                                           Wednesday, May 3rd:
Lower Concourse, Theater 006                             Wasserman Awards
11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm                    Screening of Top Festival Honors
5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:30 pm                                   Skirball Theater - 60 Washington Square South                                                       5:00 pm

 See the full lineup and schedule:

See the full lineup and schedule: