6TH ANNUAL NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL THE BEST IN NEW MEDIA...HONORING STORIES WORTH TELLING.
$45,000 in Awards. Judges from Pixar, FOX, The Caucus & other Industry Leaders. Distribution opportunities.
Each Category has a Best Of Winner & a Grand Prize Winner $45,000.00 in Awards.
Judges are from Marvel, SAG/AFTRA, 3D International Society, ATAS, BMI & More.
All Cultures, All Media, All Lengths, All Completed by Dates & Distributed Content Accepted.
3D: Content created with 3D technology or transferred to be
screened in 3D, all lengths and genres. DCP format screened. NVidia
is awarding a 3D Vision Kit & Asus Monitor. Judged by members of the 3D International Society
Animation: Including but not limited to Stop Motion, Claymation,
can be created for the iPhone, iPad, Evo, Nokia's Ovi Store, Blackberry's App
World, Palm's App Catalog, Google's Android Market, Microsoft?s Windows
Marketplace for Mobile or tablets. Judged by Grant Viklund, CEO backCODE
Digital Comics: Digital Comics are accepted in digital format only (no
physical books please). Winner of this
category will be judged by a Marvel Graphics Novel published writer, viewed by
an award winning production company for consideration to be made into an
animation or live action feature.
format including but not limited to 35mm, 16mm, 8mm, 2D, HD, 5D, 7D, SI Canon, Alexa, etc.
LGBT - Judged by a life long advocate for human equality, a respected leader in the field.
Machinima: MachinmaExpo and The New Media Festival have joined forces to
enhance both the MachinExpo in Second Life and the real-life New Media Film
Festival in Los Angeles.
Mobile/Tablet: Audiovisual works created by your cell phone camera and/or
tablet. This medium has become an area of interest for many distributors and
other content aggregators.
Music Video: In the very first year of New Media Film Festival a music
video won our Shot On Red category. We'd like to Music Videos shot on any
format to have an opportunity to win, on its own, among their peers., so, this
category was created. SPONSORED
BY Teletunez.com Judged by 2 X Gemini WInner Ron Proulx & 2 X Grammy Nominated Record Producer Barry Goldberg
New Media: Since New Media is an ever evolving arena, we
have this category for those of you that have created something that you feel
does not fit into our other categories listed. Possibly 5d, 7d, SI,
Interactive, Gaming. If your creative endeavors want an opportunity to be
considered for distribution and our $45k in combined prizes and this is the
category you feel best fits what you created, please submit here. We accept all TRT (total running times) from 30 seconds to 2 hours in
New Media Scripts: All stories in text format.
All Genres and lengths welcomed. If you write stories worth telling,
this is the category for you. Whether it is short of long form, features,
shorts, docs, reality, live, TV, pilots, animation, comedy, sitcom, drama,
webseries, anything scripted, this is for you. WGA and Non WGA accepted. The script must be either registered
with Federal Copyright Office or the WGA. Winner
of this category receives V8 Final Draft Download.
Pilot: Pilots are created for all kinds of projects, not just TV
are narrative or documentary works created on any format (digitally, HD, 16mm,
Super8, etc.) with a duration under 30 minutes. Can include webisodes,
commercials, pilots, narrative or documentary under 30 minutes.
Shot on RED: All content shot on RED cameras.
Sniplers - 30 second pitch: Sniplers - snippets of a trailer - are 30
second spots that are the stepping stones to get films funded, made, and seen
in a longer format.
can be produced for any project ranging from web content to features.
winner of the Sniplers category will be watched by Industry Executives and Production
Companies that option, package and make and/or fund films.
SRC- Socially Responsible Content: This is for any type of film & media
content that has a socially responsible message and would like to be considered
for competition in this category. Including but not limited to PSA's, short
STEAM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math: You may submit any genre, any length for this
category. The subject matter must at some point touch on or involve one of the
elements above. Winner of this
category receives 2 tickets to SET Awards from EIC.
Student - If you are a student,
this is for you. All lengths, All genres accepted.
Trailers - Judged by Trailer Writer & Journalist for Examiner.com Steven Lebowitz
Web Series: If you have multiple webisodes that pertain to the same theme
or are part of a larger series, submit them as as a web series. Like individual
webisodes, web series may be created on any media (digital, HD, 35mm, Super8,
etc.) but they are intended for exclusive distribution on the Web. Content may
include narrative, documentary, and experimental material in any genre.
Each entry is considered for screening, competition ($45k in awards) and distribution opportunities. You may submit a link for us to view your content online. If accepted into the festival, DCP, h.264, .Mp4, DVD or Blu Ray are screening formats. Thanks.
Submission/Entry Process -
Up to 3 people review/screen your content based on story, production value, New Media. If 2-3 of the screeners approve of your content based on our criteria: story, production value, a snippet of new media, you are accepted in to the festival.
Judging Process -
If your content gets accepted into the festival, the New Media Film Festival team will choose the top 3 in each category. Those top 3 chosen in each category go before our judges to choose the category winners and the Grand Prize Winner. Each category has a best of winner, announce at the Awards Ceremony Closing Night.
We communicate via email
We will notify you if you are accepted into the festival
We may offer you distribution even if you were not accepted into the festival.
We are proud to be able to move all kinds of content forward, to be seen, screened and monetize.
There are no refunds.
Thanks for submitting