Fastival Type National

Real Venue Festival with screenings

Online Festival with award ceremony

Script Contest
Contact
Contact Person susan johnston
Designation founder/director

Description

In the Spotlight today is the 9th Annual New Media Film Festival, named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" - New Media year after year impresses international audiences with its diverse genres and cutting edge methods of storytelling. Offering more than 20 competitive categories that collectively celebrate a broad spectrum of storytelling - from web series to tablet media to 3D extravaganzas. With Virtual Reality and Drone newly added categories, Huffington Post aptly describes the festival, "Makes the cutting edge accessible." Oscar winner, Nicholas Reed marvels at the festivals innovative programming, "The New Media Film Festival seemed like an outlier when it started in 2009, with their strange categories, web series, 3D storytelling, digital comics, now all of a sudden these phrases are the new normal. The NMFF is always looking to the future, challenging creators, the market and the audience to discover new storytelling. There are not many festivals pushing the limits - go NMFF!" The festival extends its forward thinking to promote a positive future and proudly honors luminaries with its Socially Responsible Conservationist Award. The festival honored Leonardo DiCpario with the award after his film Worst Shark Attack Ever premiered as part of the SRC - Socially Responsible Content Category in 2015. The Director of this film and International Surfing Champion, Veronica Grey accepted the award on behalf of DiCaprio. Judges at the New Media Film Festival include representatives from Marvel, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Television Academy and other pioneers in the entertainment industry. There's even a competitive category for Sniplers®,30-second mini-trailers featured to garner attention for films not yet made. Filmmakers vie for a chance at $45,000 USD value in awards. MISSION AND OBJECTIVE Honoring stories worth telling, New Media Film Festival brings the best in new media to the world. Learn What's New, What's Next... in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational. Stories that can make you laugh, cry, think & go beyond the ordinary. MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The rationale behind the festival is clear. New media continues to show its lasting power and potential to evolve - there is scope for truly groundbreaking and compelling work in the world of storytelling. The festival is designed to both discover and cultivate highly creative work from emerging and seasoned content creators. Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® - submit today! www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com

Edition

9

Awards & Prizes

$45,000.00 in Awards. For details click here http://www.newmediafilmfestival.com/social-media/



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Rules & Terms

Terms and Conditions: Rules and regulations New Media Film Festival: TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SUBMITTING TO NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL By submitting your work to the New Media Film Festival, you are agreeing to this statement. In submitting this work, I am claiming that it is my own and that I hold all necessary copyright or have the permission of the appropriate owners of copyright to incorporate portions of their work. Yes, I am the creator and author of the work submitted. In the event that my entry contains the work of other individuals or organizations (including any copyrighted photographs, musical compositions, etc.), I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions and/or licenses. Yes, I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the visual elements in this entry. Yes, I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the audio in this entry. Entrants are responsible for transportation costs, insurance charges and any customs fees incurred when shipping to the festival. New Media Film Festival is not responsible for tapes damaged or lost in transit. Works submitted for jury selection will not be returned after the close of the festival. No media/film accepted for programming can be pulled from the festival. New Media Film Festival does not check to make sure that you have cleared these materials at any point during the application process, nor will we be held responsible for any inclusion of uncleared materials in your film. It is the sole responsibility of the entity submitting the project to secure permission from the copyright holder of the material in question, whether it is music, stock footage, or any other elements that could violate an existing copyright. Quite often, rights holders offer reduced rates for festival films, so you should contact them directly to avoid any possible rights infringements. Please note, there is a deliverables deadline for each venue. If you do not meet that deadline it is possible we will not be able to screen your content. Deliverables are the responsibility of the person submitting. This message, including any attachments, may include privileged, confidential and or inside information. Any distribution or use of this communication by anyone other than the intended recipient (s) fand other than this festival submission is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Thank you. Submission fee is non refundable. New Media Film Festival ®

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Dates & Deadlines

  • June 12,2018Start Date
  • June 12,2017Entries Start Date
  • September 04,2017Early Deadline
  • January 03,2018Regular Deadline
  • April 25,2018Late Deadline
  • May 08,2018Notification Date
  • June 14,2018End Date