The 2018 Call for Entries has Closed

Thank you for your interest in submitting a film for the 2018 Festival Season! Unfortunately Call for Entries for this season is officially closed. Keep an eye out for further announcements regarding when tickets will be released for sale and when next year's call for entries will open.  Click here for the Complete Rules of Entry so you can be ready for next year! 

Festival Dates

Selected films are eligible for competition at The Food Film Festival flagship events in New York City: October 25 – 28, 2018.

Additional Food Film Festival events may take place throughout the year, however, the films screened at those events will not be in competition for 2018 Slotted Spoon Awards.


The deadline for entry is MAY 5th, 2018 (Late submission ends MAY 19th, 2018)
*Note that entry fees apply.

As always, Award Winning films in the following categories will receive the coveted Slotted Spoon Award:

  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Super-Short Film
  • Best Food Porn Film

We will also be handing out Slotted Spoon Awards for The Made in NY Award, The Audience Choice Award, The Food Filmmaker of the Year Award, AND - New this year: The Film Foodmaker of the Year Award!