Dual Memberships include double the benefits of an individual membership, at a discounted price.
1 Advanced Access to Tickets: You will be notified when tickets will go on sale for your category.
2 Festival Seating Lines: All members have access to the theater prior to the general public, up until a designated cut-off time. Speed Pass seating allows entry to the theater at the highest priority.
3 Opportunity to Sponsor a Film: For information on Shining Star benefits please contact NewFest.
* Limit two tickets per screening. Does not include Opening or Closing Night.
** To be listed in the 2016 Festival Program, you must become a member by 9/28/2016.
*** All-Access Pass provides admission for one to all festival screenings and events, including Opening and Closing Night. All-Access Pass Holders will receive an email about how to reserve their tickets. We will have your tickets ready at the NewFest membership table (located in the lobby at Bowtie Theater). The theater opens to ticket holders 10-15 minutes before screening time and any unclaimed seats will be sold to the rush line.
- NewFest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. You may pay for your membership with VISA, Mastercard, or AMEX, or via check. For credit card orders please fill in all necessary information and click on SUBMIT to send the information. If paying by check, print out the completed form and mail to our office at the address below. The New Festival, Inc. c/o Steve Mendelsohn 100 Riverside Drive, #13E New York, NY 10024. Please Note: All membership and ticket purchases are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Memberships purchased before or during a specific edition of NewFest relate to that specific festival edition only. Memberships must be renewed each year to gain benefits for the next festival edition. Thus, if you were a NewFest 2015 member, you will need to renew your membership to receive benefits for NewFest 2016.