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All of your tickets and passes will be shipped directly to you. You MUST bring these tickets/passes with you to gain admittance to all festival events. Lanyards will be available at each festival venue. ***ALL TICKETS/PASSES PURCHASED AFTER SEPTEMBER 14TH WILL NOT BE SHIPPED.*** If you purchase tickets/passes after September 14th you will pick them up at will call which will be available at all festival venues throughout the weekend. Please be sure to bring proof of purchase and to remember the name of the person who purchased the tickets/passes as they will be filed under the name of the purchaser.

What's Next?

Plan your trip! Check out our Festival EventsFestival Schedule, Screening Schedule and FAQ. Make sure that you take note of the times and locations of the events that you would like to attend. We have tons of fun opportunities for young filmmakers, photographers, parents and educators. Planning ahead will allow you to make the most of your time at the fest.

• Book Your Hotel

We offer discounted rates for festival attendees at The Sheraton Hotel in Times Square. Head over to our Hotels page for more information and to reserve your room(s) today! Hurry, rooms are limited! Our hotel block offers the best rates you will find in NYC in October in a convenient location close to the AMC Theater and all major subway routes.

• Official Selections

All Official Selections have been announced and the Screening Schedule is live! Be sure to check the schedule to see when the film(s) you want to see will be screening.

*DO NOT MISS YOUR SCREENING! Each film is only screened once and, due to our packed event schedule, we will not be able to screen your film again if you miss it. 

• Experience Competition

Grab your camera and get ready to document your experience! Check out our Festival Experience Competition and show us AAHSFF 2018 through your lens. This year we will be excepting film and photography submissions!

• Photo Walk Competition

Planning on attending the Guided NYC Photo Walk? Make sure you bring your camera! After the festival we will be taking submissions for our Photo Walk Competition. Think you took the best shot during your guided tour? Head over to our page for more info and to RSVP.

• We're Social!

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube and Twitter @hsfilmfest for festival updates, announcements, competitions, giveaways and much more. Post your fest photos using #HSFilmFest2018 and be sure to tag us!


If you have any questions about submissions, screenings, competitions, events or the festival in general, please visit our festival FAQ. If you do not see an answer to your questions on our FAQ page feel free to send us an email at