The 9th Annual New Media Film Festival, a Los Angeles based film festival which showcases work from content creators in the new media industry, will be taking place June 16-17th 2018 at the James Bridges theater in Los Angeles, CA. Considered one of the nation’s top destination for film festivals. NNFF presents 110 new media films and content from 40 countries 36 world, 7 US and 24 premieres.
“We are excited about our selection of films this year because many of them address real issues that impact our community positively” says Susan Johnstone executive director/founder. We are thrilled to present fresh films that have not been seen at many of the world’s festivals, with unique entertainment and celebrities, all adding to the mix of our welcoming and entertaining festival.
The 9th annual New Media Film Festival is broken down into eight new media sessions, each containing a few of the 20 categories to be awarded. New Media Session 8, which will start from 6:45-8:45pm, will be screening 22 works from five categories ranging from SRC (socially responsible content), S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, art or math), Trailers, Student and Music Videos.
Session 8 Schedule:
SRC- Socially Responsible Content:
Child Labour – Country: USA
OCDA I Should Have Read the Label – Director: Jarick Simbol – Country: USA
Man’s Best Friend – Director: Natasha Blass & Alex Mallonee – Country: USA
Your Laughter – Director: Falco Luneau – Country: Austria
S.T.E.A.M – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math:
Drain Rangers Ep 4 – Director: Faith Haney – Country: USA
Art from the Hands of Ngā Tahu – Director: Simon Leslie – Country: New Zealand
Mask – Director: Harlan Qiu – Country: USA
A Tale of Endurance: Celebration of the Imperfect – Director: Stephanie Bollag – Country: USA
Conversations in LA – Director: Anne Marie Cummings – Country: USA
Finding Haka VR Trailer – Director: James Louis Hedley – Country: New Zealand, UK
The Sunrise Storyteller – Director: Kasha Sequoia Slavner – Country: Canada, South Africa, Mozambique,
Tanzania, Thailand, China, USA
AlphaGo – Director: Greg Kohs – Country: UK, Korea, US, France
Music on the Road – Country: USA
The March of Hope – Director: Jim Kroft – Country: Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Macedonia,
Former Yugoslav Rep. of Serbia, Slovenia
The Girl in the Attic – Director: Seth Chitwood
The Song of Sway Lake – Director: Ari Gold – Country: USA
Cats in My Dreams – Director: Julika Kennaway – Country: Namibia and South Africa
Armchair Dreaming – Director: Gilbert Trejo and Frankie Latina – Country: USA
Summer Song – Marc Daniels – Director: Spencer Davies – Country: USA
SARAVA – Director: Luma Oquendo & Mauricio Pisani – Country: Brazil
The New Media Film Festival accepts content from every country and the session 8 contains content from over 15 different countries. Additionally, at the end of the session there will be a Q&A with all of the content creators where the audience can ask questions and learn more about each piece.The 9th annual New Media Film Festival will have the judges from Emmys, HBO, Marvel and other industry leaders.
The 2018 New Media Film Festival will have jury members from Emmys, HBO, Marvel and other industry leaders. The jury will review all the films- animations, shorts and documentaries that are in competition and announce the winners of the awards. The goal of the award is to raise awareness and inspire film standards for local, regional and international filmmakers.
The Great New Media Film Festival has shown the world, how to honor content makers from across every discipline imaginable and every ethnicity without sacrificing its core identity.
About New Media Film Festival
New Media Film Festival is the leading cultural event that brings visionaries and diverse audiences together to highlight and honor the hard working and uprising content creators in the Media industry. New Media Film Festival is a platform for creative expression and immersive entertainment. The festival champions emerging and established voices, discovers award winning filmmakers and creators, curates innovative experiences, introduces new technology and ideas through premieres, exhibition, talks and live performances.
The festival was founded by Susan Johnstone in 2009 to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of the film world. The festival has evolved into a destination for creativity that reimagines the cinematic experience and explores how art can unite communities.
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