Our City My Story


Click here for the online application 

Rules and Regulations Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration:

  • Entrants must fully comply with the Rules & Regulations, including deadlines and entry material requirements.
  • Filmmakers must be 21 years of age or younger. 
  • Filmmakers must reside within the five boroughs of New York City. 
  • Films must be less than 10 minutes in length.
  • Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time of submission.
  • Youth filmmakers must hold a key creative role in the production as director, writer, and/or editor.  
  • Preference will be given to films that are overwhelmingly youth made. 
  • Any works reflecting more than 15% of creative control by filmmakers over the age of 21 will be ineligible for submission.

Entry Materials

All entries must include the following:

  • Completed OUR CITY, MY STORY online application found here on RoundOne.
  • Completed film submitted as a private URL link (Vimeo, YouTube, etc). submitted where prompted in the online application. 

Entry Fee

  • There is no entry fee to apply to OUR CITY, MY STORY.



Please contact us with any questions or concerns at ourcitymystory@tfiny.org