The uptown women’s film festival of New York is a festival to celebrate all women filmmakers from New York City and around the world. The festival looks to bring original stories told through the female lens to the community of Uptown Manhattan.


The UWFFNY looks to inspire future generations of filmmakers, and strives to support women filmmakers, giving them a platform to celebrate their achievements and showcase their work. 


The inaugural year of the UWFFNY will be held in the Spring of 2020 in Uptown Manhattan. We will be accepting short film submissions from ALL GENDERS that have a female driven stories and/or a women appointed in one of the following key positions; director, writer, producer, cinematographer or editor.


Johanny Mota, Founder/Festival Director


Johanny is a writer, actress & producer.  She created the Uptown Women's Film Festival of New York to celebrate women in film and provide a platform for women filmmakers to network and share their work. 


Photo by: Michael Levy Photography

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