Bus Transportation From The Kings Theatre
Oct
13
11:00 PM23:00

Bus Transportation From The Kings Theatre

There will be the option to purchase tickets for a seat on a chartered bus that will take you from The Kings Theatre to the Sheraton in Times Square after the Teen Indie Awards. For more information please visit our Teen Indie Awards Page.

*BUS PASSES MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE. DEADLINE TO PURCHASE IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH.

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Bus Transportation To The Kings Theatre
Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

Bus Transportation To The Kings Theatre

There will be the option to purchase tickets for a seat on a chartered bus that will take you from The Sheraton Hotel in Times Square to The Kings Theatre for the Teen Indie Awards. For more information please visit our Teen Indie Awards Page.

*BUS PASSES MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE. DEADLINE TO PURCHASE IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH.

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Photog Fest Exhibition Presented by Jostens
Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Photog Fest Exhibition Presented by Jostens

Photog Fest is the premier high school photography competition. All Official Selections will be exhibited at The Caelum Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. All Photog Fest Official Selections and winners in each submission category have been announced and are listed here. The winner of the Photographer Of The Year Award will be announced at the 2019 Teen Indie Awards on October 13th, 2019 at the Historic Kings Theater in Brooklyn. The Overall Winner will receive a scholarship to Minneapolis College of Art and Design for 4 years valued at $70,000!

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Sunday Film Screenings
Oct
13
9:30 AM09:30

Sunday Film Screenings

Witness the future of film in the heart of New York City! We will be screening all of our 2019 Official Selections at the AMC Theater in Times Square. Did your film make the cut? All Official Selections will be announced on July 22nd. A full screening schedule will be available closer to the event, a link to that schedule will be available here. For more information about our screenings please visit our event page

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Actor's Connection Session: Intro To Voiceover
Oct
12
3:00 PM15:00

Actor's Connection Session: Intro To Voiceover

Curious about how to get started in voiceovers for animation, commercials, audio books or other projects? Learn the basics in this one-day intensive where all students will have the opportunity to receive individualized feedback while recording in our voiceover booth. Learn proper microphone technique and copy reading tricks to start your exploration into the exciting world of professional voiceover artists.

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Actor's Connection Session: Becoming a Professional
Oct
12
3:00 PM15:00

Actor's Connection Session: Becoming a Professional

An Entertainment Business Overview of the Steps Necessary for a Successful Acting Career
PARENTS AND STUDENTS are both welcome to join Actors Connection in this three hour seminar focused on the MUST-HAVE knowledge to become a working professional in today’s Professional Entertainment Community.  This seminar will cover trends in industry materials for actors (headshots, reels, clips, websites, mailings and more), marketing strategies, guidance for finding proper representation from Agents and Managers and more.

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Actor's Connection Session: Acting For The Camera
Oct
12
3:00 PM15:00

Actor's Connection Session: Acting For The Camera

Accomplished Actor and Experienced Educator Lorrie Odom has helped hundreds of performers reach their next level as performers. Work with her in this on-camera intensive to gain a greater understanding of on-camera basics, script analysis and creative character choices to build powerful on-camera performances. Students must prepare a short 2 page scene from our sides library for this session. Access to sides will be given after registration.

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Saturday Film Screenings
Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Saturday Film Screenings

Witness the future of film in the heart of New York City! We will be screening all of our 2019 Official Selections at the AMC Theater in Times Square. Did your film make the cut? All Official Selections will be announced on July 22nd, 2019. A full screening schedule will be available closer to the event, a link to that schedule will be available here. For more information about our screenings please visit our event page

Screenings will take from from 9:30am to 12:00pm and from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturday. From 12pm-2pm we will host the College Fair (AND FREE LUNCH) Once screenings resume the College Fair will continue until 4pm.

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Actor's Connection Session: Pitching Your Project
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Actor's Connection Session: Pitching Your Project

You've written a pilot, a feature, a musical, a play now what? From producing Off Broadway to meeting with network executives in LA, award nominated filmmaker, director, producer and actress Jamie Monahan has learned some valuable information about the art of pitching. Come learn the basics of getting your project out into the world in this ½ day workshop at Actors Connection.

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Actor's Connection Session: Auditioning For Theatre in NYC
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Actor's Connection Session: Auditioning For Theatre in NYC

Are you a Broadway fan dreaming of gracing those stages one day? Empower your theatrical skillset with the warmth and expertise of Courtney Hammond from Wojcik/Seay Casting. Courtney brings both the joy and specificity out of performers that help them build memorable and inspiring performances. All students must prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song for this session. Please bring carefully marked sheet music.

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Opening Night Party/Networking Event
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Opening Night Party/Networking Event

Kick off the festival weekend right with our Opening Night Party and Networking Event! This event is for All-Access Pass holders who have opted to include the Opening Night Party (limited to 500). If you have a general All-Access pass without the special Opening Night Party option, you do not have access to the Opening Night venue.

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Photo Walk and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Photo Walk and Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Welcome to the 2019 Photo Walk and Scavenger Hunt Challenge taking place on New York City’s High Line! This is the official kick-off event of our festival weekend and your chance to explore a unique and magical NYC landmark while testing your creative photography talents. And, just like The High Line, our 2019 Photo Walk is FREE! More information here: https://www.hsfilmfest.com/scavenger-hunt

*Registration Required*Registration Required

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Film Invitational: Editing Challenge
Oct
11
8:00 AM08:00

Film Invitational: Editing Challenge

This is your opportunity to work as a post-production story producer and editor. For this competition, individuals or teams will be reworking pre-existing video content and turning it into your own unique story.

This event is for registered teams only. If you or your school is interested in participating in the 2019 Film Invitational please click here to sign up. The deadline to register is June 15th, 2019. 

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Film Invitational: Claustrophobic Creativity
Oct
10
to Oct 11

Film Invitational: Claustrophobic Creativity

  • Sheraton Times Square Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Following in the footsteps of classic one-room Hollywood movies such as, 12 Angry Men, Rear Window and Rope, teams in this competition will have 2 days to shoot and edit a 2 to 4 minute film that is completely shot in one room.

This event is for registered teams only. If you or your school is interested in participating in the 2019 Film Invitational please click here to sign up. The deadline to register is June 15th, 2019. 

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Film Invitational: Broadcast Journalism Challenge
Oct
10
to Oct 11

Film Invitational: Broadcast Journalism Challenge

  • Sheraton Times Square Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Broadcast Journalism in New York City is super competitive, so we decided to join the fun! NYC is the # 1 media market in the nation with a constant flow of new stories on every topic imaginable. Teams are tasked with producing a 2 to 4 minute feature story on a subject, issue or person of your choice. 

This event is for registered teams only. If you or your school is interested in participating in the 2019 Film Invitational please click here to sign up. The deadline to register is June 15th, 2019. 

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Film Invitational: The Complete Experience
Oct
9
to Oct 11

Film Invitational: The Complete Experience

  • Sheraton Times Square Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Complete F.I. Experience provides student filmmakers the opportunity to become a true independent film crew. Teams will shoot and edit a film in New York City over the course of 3 days.

This event is for registered teams only. If you or your school is interested in participating in the 2019 Film Invitational please click here to sign up. The deadline to register is June 15th, 2019. 

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