About

FFTG, Film Festivals To Go is a New York-based film festival marketing and consulting company. 

FFTG Awards is established to provide storytellers a platform to showcase and brand their films to get attention through an unique digital film festival

We are inviting films of all genres for the competition to win awards in various categories. Entries are open for all nationalities from around the world.

Collaborate. Create. Celebrate.

Our festival prides itself on its range. All films selected for the festival are automatically eligible for a variety of honors and accolades awarded by the festival and the audience. We watch every single entry, so you can be assured that your film is fully considered. As filmmakers ourselves, we know the amount of work that goes into projects, so for each Officially Selected movies, we lead all selected filmmakers in a meaningful discussion about their process in a (up to) 10 min video that would be broadcast on the official FFTG Awards site, YouTube Channel and other Social Media platforms. 

We have a diverse selection committee comprising of professionals from around the world including Architects, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Filmmakers, and VFX Producers who bring a diverse lens of perceptions and experiences through which they watch a movie and each selection is watched in full by our team. We present the Youngest Selection Committee for filmmakers 18 & below.

Our Objectives

To disseminate new innovative work and film discourses from around the globe
Provide a privileged window into the world of New Cinema
Promote the interchange of experiences between participants in the event.

Mission

Our mission is to enable and empower everyone who has a passion for filmmaking. FFTG Awards aims to present widest choice of content from around the world by providing storytellers a platform to showcase their creativity and connect them with its audience and establish their brand.

FFTG Awards Team

Rohit Gupta

Rohit Gupta

Founder, Fest Director
michael lester

Michael Lester

Director – Programming
Raj Mehta

Raj Mehta

Selection Committee
Anthony

Anthony Venitis

Wedding Filmmaker – Selection Committee
Shaheed Woods

Shaheed Woods

Selection Committee
Prakash Nambiar

Prakash Nambiar

Founder, Artistic Director, Selection Committee
Mike Vallese

Mike Vallese

Selection Committee
Sashi Tikka

Sashi Tikka

Selection Committee
Esha Tewari

Esha Tewari

Founder, Director – Filmmaker Relations and Social Media
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Saumin Mehta

Founder, Creative Director, Selection Committee
John Karafilis

John Karafilis

Founder, Selection Committee
Shaiju_FFTG

Shaiju Mathew

Selection Committee
Marjon Verhoeven

Marjon Verhoeven

Selection Committee
Al Mehicevic

Al Mehicevic

Selection Committee
Shreyas Khatri - MediaTree

Shreyas Khatri

Director – Digital / IT
Sonny_Chathrath

Sonny Chatrath

Selection Committee
FFTG Awards - We The Chosen One's

We, The Chosen One's

a FFTG invitation-only program based on the philosophy that all is destined...

The FFTG team hand picks storytellers from the latest year submissions to invite them to join Official Selection Committee 2021. As being part of their brand building journey, this initiative, as we like to call it, technically speaking – ‘paying it forward’ initiative, is for the filmmakers, storytellers, writers, editors, dir of photography, music composer, etc, to provide them with the exposure of watching various and several movies, narrative styles, read screenplays, a basic necessity to get better at their craft otherwise not motivated to watch or read – This also helps our submissions to be reviewed not only by mainstream creatives from around the world but also from the ones who have most recently been through the experiential process of thoughts to screen. 2021 invitations closed February 21st. 

2022 invitations open January 13 – February 27.

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Philippe Joly

Philippe Joly

Actor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter – Hong Kong
Alexis Site

Helen Alexis Yonov

Filmmaker – Los Angeles, USA
Mani FFTG Site

Mani Nasry

Producer, Director, Actor – Toronto, Canada
Diana Iacomir

Diana Iacomir

Cinematographer – Bucharest, Romania
Harker Jones

Harker Jones

Screenwriter – Los Angeles, USA
Mahmood Arib

Mahmood Arib

Film Director – Tehran, Iran
Madhu_FFTG

Madhu Ramanathan

Writer, Producer – Trivandrum, India
Lovlee

Lovlee Carroll

Actress – Los Angeles, USA
Namira_FFTG

Namira Hafizi

Filmmaker, Choreography – Tehran, Iran
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Jack Fanburg

Filmmaker – Los Angeles, USA
Pamela Nassour

Pamela Nassour

Filmmaker – North Lebanon
Ahmad Khoshniat

Ahmad Khoshniat

Scholar, Film Director – Tehran, Iran
Glenn Lissner

Glenn Lissner

Writer – North Carolina, USA
Tiffany_FFTGA

Tiffany Colling

Writer – Canada
Vasco Alexandre

Vasco Alexandre

Film Director – Scotland, UK

Selection Committee

For Filmmakers 18 & Below

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Maximus Karafilis

Florida, USA
Saniya

Saniya Anklesaria

Mumbai, India
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Rian Mehta

Dubai, U.A.E.