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Submit now for the 12th Annual New Media Film Festival® slated for June2-3, 2021.

In 2020, there were 121 New Media Films and Content: 38 World – 15 U.S. – 30 L.A. Premieres from 32 Countries.

Early LineUp below. We accept submissions through April 3rd and finalize schedule end of April. Get your fully refundable tickets today, as seating will be limited.

“I see a lot of programming, this is the best programming I have seen.” – Charlotte Huggins – Producer – Journey to the Center of the Earth

VIP Soiree 6-2-21

4-6PM

Mix – Mingle – includes glass of wine (21+)  & nosh.  Industry leaders from the Entertainment & Tech sectors as well as fun loving film & content fans! Many people have made friends & business deals at these events all while having fun.

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Opening Night 6-2-21

6-8PM

Live Music, Cutting Edge Screenings, various categories, Q & A with content creators.

Screenings  6-2-21

8:30-1030PM

Screenings / App-New Media-Web Series-Drone-Mixed Reality-Steam-Socially Responsible-Student-Shorts-Music Only, Scripts and Q & A

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Screenings 6-3-21

6-8PM

Screenings / Augmented Reality-Animation-Digital Comics -Mobile-Music Video- Podcast- Snipler(30 second pitch)-Trailer-Web Series Promo-Virtual Reality and Q & A

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Awards Ceremony 6-3-21

8:30-10PM

Learn which of the nominees won Best of Category and Grand Prize awards. Plenty of special guests and surprises. We only announce the winners live in this ceremony, exciting!

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All Accesss Badge 6 -2 & 6-3

 Enjoy everything the 2 day immersive programming offers. From Live Music, Red Carpet Press Junket, VIP Soiree, Q & A, Awards Ceremony, Exclusive Events Day 1 and much more.

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Early Lineup below. Visit often.   All entries considered through end April.

World – USA – Los Angeles Premiere status = 1st time in real Festival (not online only)

Mantee – 360

L.A. Premiere

Director James Beissel – USA

See the world from the manatee’s point of view as we learn about their daily lives and habits and current threats to their tenuous existence.

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Before I Knew – Socially Responsible

Los Angeles Premiere

Director Hans Augustave – USA

A powerful visual poem depicting both the subtle and harsh ways Black men come to the realization that they are seen as less than Human.

The Stand – Podcast

World Premiere

Director Anne Checler – USA

The story of Irene Checler’s unusual upbringing, as the daughter of fervent civil rights activists during the 1950s, and how the values she grew up with led her to take a stand of her own at her graduation in 1958.

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Chord – VR

Director Ryan Atimoyoo – Canada

A young woman with abilities travels back through time to prevent the future. Amnesia and assassins may stop her before she has a chance.

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Short of Breath – Podcast

World Premiere

Director Emmy Winner Dustim Morrow – USA

A limited-run, four-part dramatic podcast series following the harrowing journey of a single mother and recovering addict who has just three days to secure a job and clean up her act, or risk losing her daughter forever.

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Movin’ On – Music Only

Los Angeles Premiere

Artist Samarah Conley – USA

TeenMusicInsider – Can you tell us how this song came about?

“I wrote this when I was eleven years old. I was feeling sad when I wrote the song. The song title Movin’ On which is also the chorus didn’t actually come to me until I was in studio with my producer Len Monachello with Soundtronics. He creatively pushed me and Movin’ On was born. Thanks Lenny!” – Samarah

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Loved Ones – Pilot

World Premiere

Director Sam Coyle – USA

The inside of the hard side of funeral workers.

Hustle Web Series

Hustle – Web Series

Director Matt Strickland – USA

When faced with New York City supervillains, video gamers and best friends Nina and Paige fight to level up and achieve their creative goals.

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A Beautiful Brain in a Beautiful World – Student STEAM

Director – Grade 9 Student Martin Thaw – Canada

How Stem Cell-Derived Cerebral Organoids Revolutionize Treatments for Brain Diseases. The recent advancements will provide scientists with amazing insights into how the human brain develops and the possibility of discovering effective treatments for neurological diseases

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The Gorilla Group: A Garmento’s Story – Script

Los Angeles Premiere

Writers Eric Diamond, Anthony Guilianti – USA
Paul Jewels, a fourth generation garmento, rises through the ranks of the men’s tailored clothing industry, partying his way through the decades and struggling to balance between his retail family and real family.

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Unseen Australia- Drone

Los Angeles Premiere

Director Chris Tangey – Australia

Australia is so much more than the Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. It is, uniquely, both a country and a continent. This vast, empty land is the same size as the USA, but with just 25 million people. Here is just a glimpse of the Australia you didn’t know about. Unseen Australia.

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Breathing Through – VR

Director Stan Adard – Switzerland

A VR experimental short film about the journeying
of consciousness from birth, through the stages of life,
into rebirth.

A beautiful brain in a beautiful world

Generation Hops – Web Series Promo

Los Angeles Premiere

Director David Sabbath – USA

A television journalism series devoted to the emergence of the craft beer industry, but is equally balanced with stories of culture, community and love and life.

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Endless Guitars – Music Only

Los Angeles Premiere

Artist Conny Conrad – Germany

From the internationally award-winning anniversary album “The World Anthem” shows Conny Conrad and his love for the guitar and other instruments.

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful- STEAM

Los Angeles Premiere

Director RISD Senior Meredith Binnette – USA

A data driven exploration into the universal capacity for growth.

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Colombia 2020 – Mobile

Director Nicky Woodhouse – Colombia

Surreal, sound led documentary shot on iPhone following a family backpacking around Colombia.

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Spiegel – VR

World Premiere

Director James Harris – USA

A virtual reality based visual interpretation of Arvo Part’s piece Spiegel Im Spigel to be viewed via an Oculus Rift

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Hominidae – VR

Los Angeles Premiere

Director  – Brian Andrews – USA

Hominidae depicts an ecosystem of x-ray visibility. Creatures have evolved in surprising ways, where humans, birds, spiders and frogs share unique anatomies.

Roots-Sequoia – Music Only

World Premiere

Artist – emaé – UK

emaé would see her family move from Scotland to England, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana before settling in London. A feel-good blend of soul-pop, emaé is a fusion of all the cultures that embraced her and the places she’s called home.

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Detention Adventure – Web Series

Los Angeles Premiere

Director  – Joe Kicak – Canada

Three nerdy friends and the school bully must get themselves thrown into detention to find the entrance to a labyrinth of trap-laden tunnels protecting the fabled hidden lab of Alexander Graham Bell.

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Norway majestic fjordland- Drone

Director Jan Barančík– Czech Republic

A drone film on the outstanding beauty of Norway’s fjords that were created thousands of years ago by retreating glaciers.

Black Lives Matter

Fish Story – Script

World Premiere

Writer  – Matthew Dixon – USA

A one-legged taxidermist gets her last chance at happiness when her father fishes a dangerous boy out of the sea.

I Want You Too – Script

World Premiere

Writer  – Beja Christmas – USA

An accident, a temptress, lies and betrayal. With a feeling of love but a mind that can’t remember, is a vow enough to keep them together?

 

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Hurricane – Script

Los Angeles Premiere

Writer  – Mitchell Graham Colley – USA

As a young girl navigates an unstable home, a chance encounter with a woman coping with the loss of her son creates an unlikely friendship.

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After the Lockdown – Music Video

Director  – Joy Shannon – USA

Title song for After The LockDown: Black In LA

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Before – 360

World Premiere

Director  – Caroline Smith – USA

Several young people from around the DC metro area share their memories of growing up in the United States capital.

The Gliwensbourg Chronicles – Web Series Promo

World Premiere

Director  – Emilie Tommasi – France

Gliwensbourg, winter 1915, a French trench is pounded, all the soldiers are buried making only one survivor. Underground, the soldier who survived managed to get out of an air pocket and crawl into a hole leading to a mysterious tunnel that leads to … 1925!

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The Fash Life Series – Web Series Ep 1

World Premiere

Director  – Rebecca Hu – USA

Fashion, beauty and the Influencer life, starring your favorite real life Influencers. #unfiltered and #irl

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Cheyenne – Documentary

Director  – Rich Underwood USA

Facing kidney failure at the age of 20, Cheyenne’s options for a donor are dwindling until an unexpected turn of events presents love and a lifesaving gift. A set of skilled caregivers operate on Cheyenne and her living donor to give her a second chance at a life that had only begun to blossom.

Black Lives Matter

Ode To Joy – Music Only

Los Angeles Premiere

Conductor  – Taras Kutsenko – China, Monaco, Spain, Ukraine

This project was born out of a great desire to unite during the pandemic. Many musicians recorded their videos on their smartphones and sound engineers worked with this material to create a full fledged studio sound.

An Interesting Story About an Uninteresting Guy – Music Only

Composer – Donny Wilson

Logline – This soundtrack covers all genres, and features over 70 Chicago based musicians.

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Ms Pearl’s Private School for Posh Piggies – Script TV

Writer – Michelle Worthington

You can take the pig off the pirate ship, but you can’t take the pirate out of the pig.

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Festival Programming Schedule

Wednesday, June 2 -Thursday 3, 2021

Event 1:

June 2nd

4:30-6:00PM

 

VIP Soiree – Wine – Nosh – Red Carpet Press Junket

Event 2:

June 2nd

6:00-8:00PM

 

Opening Night  – Live Music, Cutting Edge Content Screenings, Q & A with CNN Journalist Debra Kobylt

Event 3

June 2, 2021

8:30-10:30

App-NewMedia-WebSeries-Drone-MixedReality-Steam-SocRes-Student-Shorts-MusicOnly-Q&A

Event 4

June 3, 2021

6:00-8:00 PM

AugReality – Animation – DigCom – Mobile – MusicVid – PodCast – Snipler -Trailer – WebSeriesPromo – VR – Q&A’s

Event 5

June 3, 2021

830:- 10:30

Scripts – Q&A – Producer Panel & Pitching – Awards Ceremony

Event 6

June 2-3, 2021

Enjoy Both Days!

International Art Exhibit – All Festival Hours

Connect

We will mix, mingle, make new friends, learn, discover and connect.

Wine & Nosh

Enjoy a glass of wine & some nosh while you mix & mingle, make new friends, new deals. Pic by QUI

Red Carpet

As always, nominees, celebrities, Industry VIP’s walk the Red Carpet and dazzle.

Q & A

Nominees, VIP’s and surprise guests.

Marketing Table

What do you do? A place to share that info.

International Art Exhibit

From world renowned artists to new entries in the art world. All mediums have been curated: sculpture, oils, prints, pastels, mixed media and more. Come discover what the art world is creating and exhibiting now.

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Venue Address:

The Landmark
10850 Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

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New Media Film Festival ®, an innovative and award-winning festival created in 2009, celebrates global 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.