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Peekskill Film Festival




Founded in 2015, the Peekskill Film Festival (PFF) screens a first-rate mix of features, shorts, documentaries, and animation. In addition to screening the best and brightest in indie film, the PFF hosts workshops with Emmy-Award winning artists and filmmakers, parties, panel discussions, and an entire day dedicated to student film -- all centered in the historic Hudson Valley Paramount Theater, a beautifully restored, 1,100 seat, 1930’s jewel located in the heart of Peekskill’s arts and restaurant district.

Come for a single movie, a day, or the whole weekend. We welcome you to Peekskill, our diverse and glorious Hudson River city, a thriving arts community just under an hour from NYC.

The PFF is pleased to showcase NY filmmakers in our "New York State of Mind" block on Saturday, where all films featured are proudly made in the Empire State.

Diverse voices from the world over are welcome. We especially encourage underrepresented voices, films, and subjects including women, POC, and the LGBTQ+ community.

A portion of proceeds and all sponsorships benefit the cultural programming of The Field Library. The PFF and its filmmakers strive to provide scholarship and and filmmaking opportunities for underprivileged filmmakers.

OUR CREDO: Through informative workshops, and networking opportunities, The PFF will facilitate educational and career-oriented programming for students of film and filmmakers. The festival hopes to introduce, involve and immerse youth from underserved communities to a world where they, too, can contribute and create.

Our Purpose: 
Give up and coming filmmakers, writers, actors and producers a chance for their work to be shown in a festival setting, 
Provide exposure to award- winning films and performers who reflect the diversity of the city of Peekskill, 
Promote film literacy through workshops and lectures, providing participants a chance to see important, overlooked, and often excluded works of film. 
Start dialogues. Create. Network!

Festival Specifics: 
Tickets: $15. Discounted weekend passes available 
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Awards & Prizes

Awards ceremony will take place at our legendary afterparty on Saturday, July 27th! 
Awards include: 
Best Feature 
Best Short 
Best Documentary 
Best Student 
Best Animation 
Best Director 
Best Cinematography 
NY State of Mind Award 
Best of Fest 
Audience Favorite

Rules & Terms

The PFF does not require premiere screening rights; we also take no responsibility for stipulations of your distribution agreements or copyrights for prior television, film, internet or festival showings.

Legally, clearance for copyrighted material included in your film must be obtained before public screening. The PFF does not check for, nor take responsibility for the inclusion of uncleared materials in film submissions or selections. Filmmakers are responsible for securing festival clearance rights for music, stock footage or any other material, to avoid potential rights infringements.

In most cases we accept digital submissions ONLY. However, wee are happy to return your films with a self- addressed, stamped envelope with the appropriate postage. The PFF is in no way liable, nor responsible, for the return of your film.


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
Regular $20; Student $15
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Call for Artists - Solo Exhibition in NYC



Exhibition Dates: September 1-15, 2018

Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Solo Exhibition at Dacia Gallery in NYC. We are actively searching for new talented artists in all media and styles to work with, exhibit and represent for the new year of 2018. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a Solo Exhibition in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artist for the exhibition and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibition, including an Artist Talk during the reception. We look forward to discovering your artwork.

Accepted Artwork: Painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, digital art, mixed media, illustration, etc. In other words, all creative culminations are welcome.

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Application for STOMACH III Edition is currently open.


For the third edition of STOMACH, the organization invites independent practitioners, art students and artists of all backgrounds, to showcase their works on Saturday the 9th of December 2017 at the Hoxton Arches Gallery, located in the heart of East London´s art scene.


The aim of STOMACH III Edition is to search out for and showcase artworks by artists that have embraced their individual exegesis in art, artworks that are a product of an inner balance in a world full of diversity and often chaos. We believe the role, the voice and the responsibility of the artist are more crucial than ever in the framework of contemporary art debates and we will take in consideration artwork of different matters.


We accept applications for all art forms including visuals arts, sculptures, installations, jewellery, ceramics, and new media arts.

Submission deadline - 10th November.


The submission is free of charge. Payment of £65 is only required once your application is successful. 

Each artist is responsible for delivering their artwork to the gallery ready for exhibiting (details will be provided upon acceptance).

Stomach takes no commission on sales.



If you’re interested in exhibiting, please send images of your works along with a short artist’s statement and a short bio or website, to, with subject line “artist portfolio application”.




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Call for Entries: "SHE INSPIRES" Group Show at The Untitled Space gallery, New York, Open for Submissions



A Group Exhibition Curated by Indira Cesarine


MAY 2017

45 Lispenard Street Unit 1W NYC 10013

This spring, The Untitled Space will be presenting exhibit, "She Inspires," a group show curated by Indira Cesarine. In the divisive and challenging era we are currently experiencing filled with political turmoil, protest and uncertainty, it is important to reflect on those that inspire us. The exhibition, "She Inspires" will present artworks of many mediums, exploring female role models that have made a positive impact on the world. Each work will be an ode to a woman or group of women that has shaped our past and/or will help form our future. The exhibit aims to not only explore themes of inspiration of present day female role models, but also the legacy of women who have paved the way, and to inspire and empower others with visual art on the subject.

20+ artists will be selected for the exhibit, which is open to submissions. Artwork submitted to the exhibition should be inspired by a woman with an artist statement on how and why that work is inspired specifically by that individual. Artists may submit up to 5 works of art for consideration. Acceptable mediums include photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, textile art, among others. Works can be figurative, abstract, or metaphorical takes on the subjects, feel free to be creative. Subjects of works can be historical or contemporary women who have in some way, shape or form, through their actions, words or legacy have inspired the artist. All artwork must be framed and ready to hang. The exhibit is open to male and female professional artists. New works created in 2017 will be prioritized.

All accepted entries will be featured in the exhibition at The Untitled Space gallery, on The Untitled Space website, including an artist bio and description of the work as well as on among other media outlets.

For more information on how to submit and download the submission form visit us online at


The Untitled Space is an art gallery located in Tribeca, New York in a landmark building on Lispenard Street. Founded in 2014 by Indira Cesarine, the gallery features an ongoing curation of exhibits of emerging and established contemporary artists exploring conceptual framework and boundary pushing ideology through mediums of painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video and performance art. The gallery is committing to exploring new ideas vis-à-vis traditional and new mediums and highlights a program of "Women in Art" as well as special events aligned with our creative vision.

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