New York Lift-Off Festival (July 10, 2017 to July 15, 2017) – This festival aims to create a space for fresh talent to showcase their work, gain insight and discuss their work with the audience, as well as establish connections in the industry. Entries include: Feature and Short Live Action Narratives, Short and Feature Documentaries and Animated Films, Web Series, Music Videos, Scripts/Screenplays and Smartphone-shot Films.