THE AMERICAS AWARD
 FILM COMPETITION

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2022 AMERICAS AWARD WINNERS

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

TÍO / UNCLE
Juan José Medina | Mexico | Animation | 2021 | 13 min

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

SELO / SEAL
Alessandro Corrêa | Brazil | Experimental | 2021 | 5 min

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

SHERATON, THE TRACE OF MEMORY / SHERATON, LA HUELLA DE LA MEMORIA
Margarita Poseck Menz | Chile | Documentary | 2021 | 14 min

BEST FICTION SHORT

TEO / THEO
Eduardo Bunster, Belen Abarza | Chile | Fiction | 2021 | 18 min

SPECIAL JURY MENTION

VOLCANISTA: EL DESPERTAR DE UN CIUDADANO
Juan José Muralles | Guatemala | Documentary | 2021 | 14 min

SPECIAL JURY MENTION

¿RECUERDAS? / REMEMBER?
David Moncada Varela | Colombia | Fiction | 2020 | 13 min

9th ANNUAL THE AMERICAS FILM FESTIVAL NEW YORK –TAFFNY- IS SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR FILMS UNDER 20 MIN
DEADLINE APRIL 25
, 2022 

Submissions now closed for TAFFNY 2022.

FESTIVAL DESCRIPTION: 

9th Annual The Americas Film Festival NY (www.TAFFNY.com) will take place June 17-24, 2022

 

By organizing the Short Film Competition, TAFFNY aims to foster and encourage reflection on the short film format while promoting cultural exchange between filmmakers, film students, and industry insiders of the continental Americas and its associated islands. Competing films should be from and about Latin America, North America, and the associated islands of The Americas.

 

In order to compete at the Festival, films must fulfill the following conditions:

* Genres: Documentary, fiction, animation, experimental 


* Foreign Language Films must be subtitled in English

* Films should be no longer than 20 minutes in length and must have been released during the 24 months prior to the date of the Festival.

* Preview format must be online data, via weblink.  Please DO NOT send files to be downloaded.

 

* The formats for film exhibition will be 1080p H264 .mov .mp4, proress. Other formats may eventually be used and will be analyzed case by case by the festival producers.

Deadline:  APRIL 25, 2022

Submissions for the 10th The Americas Film Festival New York open in early 2023.


 

TAFFNY Award, created by artist Jhon Aguasaco

TAFFNY Award, created by artist Jhon Aguasaco

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