Chelsea Film Festival in partnership with CUNY TV offers the opportunity to all Chelsea Film Festival alumni to broadcast their films on CUNY TV throughout the year. Get an exclusive opportunity to screen your film on CUNY TV and be interviewed by Artistic Director Ingrid Jean-Baptiste at CUNY TV studios in Manhattan. Submissions are entirely free and open through FilmFreeway until January 31st.


  • Films already accepted and screened at Chelsea Film Festival (online or in-person since 2013) are eligible
  • Narrative and documentary shorts & features accepted
  • Submissions open via FilmFreeway until January 31


CUNY TV, the City University of New York’s television station, has been educating and informing viewers for more than three decades, remaining committed to extending CUNY’s academic mission to offer lifelong learning opportunities to all New Yorkers. Established in 1985, CUNY TV is now the largest public university television station in the United States, reaching 7.3 million broadcast households in the New York metro area from its studios at the CUNY Graduate Center. CUNY TV is broadcast in the five boroughs via digital on channel 25.3, Spectrum and Optimum on channel 75, RCN on channel 77 and Verizon FiOS on channel 30.


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