New Media Film Festival

New Media Film Festival
2355 westwood blvd. 381
Los Angeles, United States

Tel: 310-288-1100

2020, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 3rd Apr 20
Wed 3rd Jun to Thu 4th Jun

2019, Finished
Sat 1st Jun to Sun 2nd Jun

Festival Overview

The festival’s culture is honoring stories worth telling by bringing the best of story and technology together with content creators from around the world. Innovative, compelling: People, Panels, Q & A, Networking, Screenings with leading decision makers, implementers all in one place. The must attend festival

Why Submit?
EMMYS ® Award Consultant for 1 Entry
Have opportunities outside of festival
We are a UFFO code of practices Member
Submit- Online, Public, Novice & Expert Content
20+ Categories with these award considerations
Best in Category, Audience & Grand Prize Awards
IMDB Official Event

Why Attend?
Red Carpet – Live Music – Screenings – Q & A’s
VR, off lobby – 3D, Online – Creative Mixer –
Networking Lounge w/ Actor Head Shot Drop off
New Media Marketing Table (Place One/Take One) -
Producer Panel & Pitching - Food Trucks & more.

We Give Back – in 2018 to
DCS – Tech Startups – Endangered Species
KidsChance.KY – WCS - UCAP
Saved in America – Stadium Theater – Toys For Tots
Izzy Foundation – Masai Tribe – Tech Startups



Content Creators vie for a chance at $45,000 USD value in a mix of services, meetings with HBO, Arpix Media & Marvel reps as well as some cash prizes. See below for details.
Best of Category Award winners receive:

A customized hand painted wood Slate Board
An opportunity for a Distribution deal
Top 3 in Student category get $100 cash each & In competition for Grand Prize
Top 3 in Script category gets $1,000 in Writing Industry Perks each & In competition for Grand Prize
The Best Script gets an interview in The Script Lab Magazine

View the 2018 Award Recipients list
Grand Prize Award:

This award encompasses it all: Story, Production Value, Above & Below the line, everything you need to finish your current project or get started on a new one.

A customized hand painted wood Slate Board
An opportunity for a Distribution deal
Studio time in Los Angeles CA
Meeting with HBO
Meeting with Marvel
Post Production Services from Mongo Media
Music Supervisor & Owner Arpix Media Inc., Ron Proulx
Casting Services for your project provided by Select Services Films Inc.
Resources and Production Consulting provided by Susan Johnston Casting
An opportunity for a Distribution deal

The Grand Prize Award Package and category winner awards are valued at over $45,000.00 and are non transferable. These are in kind services only and cannot be redeemed for cash. Good for one year from date of festival won at. All scheduling subject to availability.

If you are not present when we announce your name at the Awards Ceremony, we will ship your personalized award upon receipt of a pre paid shipping label or the cost to ship.


Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Educational Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel TV War Western Women

Submit your film via festival focus
Call for Entries! 11th New Media Film Festival $45,000 in Awards. Judges from HBO, Emmys, Marvel, Fox.
Submission Fee: $70
Hailed for making “the cutting edge accessible,” by the Huffington Post, it showcases the quickly evolving world of new media with sections dedicated to AR, AI, VR, work produced on drones and mobile phones, as well as pilots and features. The competitions are judged by industry leaders from HBO, Marvel, and Arpix Media with $45,000 of awards at stake.

Categories include:
3D, 360, AR, AI, 5D, Animation, Apps, Digital Comics, Documentary, Drone, Feature, Mobile/Tablet, Music Video, New Media, Pilots, Podcast, Scripts, Shorts, Sniplers – 30 second pitch, SRC- Socially Responsible Content, STEAM, Student, Trailers, TV, Virtual Reality, Web Series

About New Media Film Festival
New Media Film Festival, an innovative and award-winning festival created in 2009, celebrates stories, technology, and platforms. We continually implement new opportunities outside the norm to bolster creators in media. Through our boundary pushing ideology, we create an environment for creators to thrive. New Media Film Festival is an infinite catalyst for story and technology. Not just any stories, but the stories worth telling.
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Clayton Conroy
distribution coordinator
New Media Film Festival Film
Film Festival
Susan Johnston
Susan Johnston


Open to the public


We Accept it All

All content considered, online, made public, novice, expert
All genres and niches
All completed by dates
Distributed and Non-Distributed content


All Digital Media including but not limited to MP4, Flash, DVD, Blu-Ray, 35mm, HDCam DigiBeta, Rift, Vive and/or GearVR etc.


Submit early and save
Early Deadline September 3, 2018 $70
Regular Deadline November 3, 2018 $80
Late Deadline January 3, 2019 $85
Final Deadline April 3, 2019 $90
Notification Date by April 10, 2019
Submit for 10th Annual June 1-2, 2019

3D - AR - AI - 5D

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