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The 31st Annual Gotham Awards to Take Place on Monday, November 29, 2021

by Gotham on June 24, 2021

New York, NY (June 24, 2021) – The Gotham Film & Media Institute (formerly IFP), announced today that the 31st annual Gotham Awards will take place on Monday, November 29, 2021.  The first ceremony of the film awards season, The Gotham Awards is one of the leading honors for independent film and television, providing critical early recognition to groundbreaking independent films and television series and their writers, directors, producers, and actors.  The event will be held at Cipriani Wall Street.

Films released March 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and television series released October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 will be eligible.  Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, September 15, 2021, with nominations announced on Thursday, October 21, 2021.  Further information regarding The Gotham Awards will be announced in coming months.



The Gotham champions the future of storytelling by connecting artists with essential resources at all stages of development and distribution. The organization, under the leadership of Executive Director and award-winning producer Jeffrey Sharp, fosters a vibrant and sustainable independent storytelling community through its year-round programs, which include Gotham Week, Gotham Labs, Filmmaker Magazine, the Gotham Awards, and Gotham EDU.



Now in its 31st year, The Gotham Awards, selected by distinguished juries and presented in New York City, the home of independent film, are the first honors of the film awards season. This public showcase recognizes the filmmaking and television community, expands the audience for independent media, and supports the work that The Gotham Film & Media Institute does behind the scenes throughout the year to bring such projects to fruition.


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