The deadline for theatre and film submissions is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted. We'll be sending notifications later this month.
The 3rd Annual
Unscripted New York Festival
October 2nd-5th, 2014
at Theatre 54, Shetler Studios
244 W. 54th St. (12th Floor), NYC
It's time for spontaneous storytellers to submit their shows and films to Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival -- this trailer features clips from "That Time," 2013's fully improvised digital short created from start to finish entirely during the Fest. Submit now - and watch "That Time" in all its improvised glory - at unscriptednewyork.com
Unscripted New York is a multi-day festival of improvised theatre and film funded and staffed entirely by volunteers. This year's festival is produced in association with Artistic New Directions and Artsy Fartsy Productions.
Unscripted New York will feature both local and international shows, workshops with renowned improvisation teachers, and create a digital video improvised from conception to screening and produced entirely during the festival.
Download the latest Press release Announcing Film Curator Mandy May Cheetham
Here's the 2014 K ick-off Press Release
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On Tap for 2014 Festival
2013 Festival Highlights
Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival Is Produced in Association with...
We couldn't produce Unscripted New York without the support of Artistic New Directions and the undying support of Kristine Niven and Janice Goldberg, Artistic Co-Directors.
Artsy Fartsy Productions produces comedic short films, both scripted and improvised, including The Infinite Need a webseries about casting workshops, and The Professionals, and the award-winning Tweak Performance. Artsy Fartsy Productions was also instrumental in the creation of the festival's first two all-improvised shorts: Actuality, and That Time. More information about Mandy May Cheetham.