The 2018 Call for Entries is OPEN!

Hey food filmmakers! The Call for Entries for the next Food Film Festival Season is open and we can’t wait to see what you've been cooking up. The application is entirely online, as always, but this year you can opt to submit via withoutabox if you wish! So, click here for the Complete Rules of Entry and both links to submit your film.

Festival Dates

Selected films are eligible for competition at The Food Film Festival flagship events in New York City: October 25 – 29, 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!

Get those timelines tightened up! We’re looking forward to another year of fantastic and flavorful films.