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Take a Peek at the Future of Story-telling: New Media Film Festival

On June 4-6, 2019 at The Landmark 10850 W. Pico Blvd. LA CA  90064 a celebration of 10 years in innovation and story-telling, the 10th Annual New Media Film Festival ( presents 128 New Media Films & Content from 23 countries across 6 Continents.  47 World Premieres, 9 U.S. Premieres, 20 L.A. Premieres.

The New Media Film Festival Powerhouse Highlights Innovation, Story, Mediums and Platforms

Opening night includes classic and technology screenings, live music & Q &A’s from Oscar Winners to Student Content Creators! Teen sensation Gigi V Cesare performs live; 3D animated music video Go Away I Like You & 3D Platform 6 screen alongside the World Premiere of “David Bowie Is” narrated by Gary Oldman and directed by Nick Dangerfield.  The last project of legendary Richard Hatch (Battlestar Gallatica) screens as well as the newest release from Hall of Fame Singer-songwriter Chip Taylor and much more is waiting for you at the opening night of New Media Film Festival!

Enjoy New Projects, Talk to Creators, Listen to Talented People at the New Media Film Festival

The wildly successful Producer Panel & Pitching is back with Executives from Warner Brothers, Oscar Winning Production Companies, BBC and Freemantle sponsored by Media Services.  Right before this panel starts, Kathy Garver (Cissy from Family Affair) will ask questions of the content creators in attendance from Web Series that screened.

Phenomenal Talent and Variety of Music at the 10th New Media Film Festival

The start of 2019 has already been amazing for emerging and breakout talent GiGi Cesare. The talented singer will be performing her new release, Cinderella. 

1st time ever in the United States – 1st time ever at New Media Film Festival. A Fashion Show programmed to the winning Music Only category. Music for the Fashion Provided by Guy Erez and David Ari Leon (ScoreSongs) who provide music composition, songwriting, production and music supervision to leading media giants such as Marvel, Netflix, Disney, Electronic Arts and others. With award winning singer, Padruna, lending her rich and evocative voice.

Make New Friends and Business Partners at the New Media Film Festival

Networking Lounge + New Media Marketing Table

June 5th from 6-10PM – Proud to announce Backstage is the sponsor of the Networking Lounge at the 10th Annual New Media Film Festival. Meet casting directors, agents, managers, producers, directors, content creators and more.

Visit the New Media Marketing Table. It’s a very popular stop on the festival experience. You will have an opportunity to make an advertisement for yourself and get to know the festival participants!

Get Closer to the Augmented Reality International Art Exhibit

Visions, an Augmented Reality Artwork Series. Enjoy the artwork, then hold up our tablet and immerse yourself in an AR experience as well. Christopher Ruane is an Augmented Reality artist and photographer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who specializes in massive photo and video montages. Sometimes with thousands of individual layers, his work often focuses on spirituality, technology and the human experience. The complexities of each piece are made to be studied to reveal an inner meaning and viewpoint about our culture, the current climate of the world and what we believe to be the truth of our origins.

Feel like a Superstar at the New Media Film Festival

The Red Carpet Press Junket is fun and fabulous to watch and participate. Support the participants, chat with the guests, take beautiful photos at the Red Carpet of the festival! You just can’t miss it!

Be a Part of VIP Soiree at the New Media Film Festival

Meet the content creators and special guests. 2 glasses of wine and nosh are included in the price of the ticket! Many long term friendships and business partnerships, even one love story we know of, happened from being at the festival!

Be in the Spotlight of the Awards Ceremony

Content Creators vie for a chance at $45,000 USD value in a mix of services! Judges from HBO, Marvel, Emmys, BMI, Grammys, 20th Century Fox and more. This award encompasses it all: Story, Production Value, Above & Below the line, everything what filmmaker needs to finish his / her current project or get started on a new one. A wonderful award ceremony is the final chord of the entire festival.

About the Festival

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. New Media Film Festival has the transformative power of the cinematic arts that reaches across all cultural bridges to wed story and technology for everyone. Innovative, compelling: People, Panels, Q & A, Networking, Screenings with leading decision makers, implementers all in one place. 

  • Content from Argentina—Australia—Canada—Colombia–Democratic Republic of Congo—France—Germany-Hong Kong—Iceland—Iran—Japan—Jordan—Moldova—Poland—Scotland–South Africa–South Korea—Spain—UK—USA–Vanuatu Islands—Zambia—Zimbabwe

The must submit & attend festival

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