What is the purpose of awards? They inspire, they encourage, they reward. They help build careers. They can change your life. They mark achievement. The focus attention on creativity.They reward passion, courage and intensity.

New York Festivals honors those storytellers around the world and across all platforms who have created the content which so impressed our Grand Jury members. Compelling in subject matter, ambitious in scope, and off the charts in degree of difficulty, they flat out amaze.

The 2021 Storytellers Gala will be a virtual ceremony on October 12. Until then, check out highlights of last year’s winners.