The New Media Film Festival Celebrates a Decade of Innovation


Los Angeles, California– New Media Film Festival ® will celebrate its 10th anniversary on June 4-6, 2019 at The Landmark W. Pico, Los Angeles. Founded by Media Futurist Susan Johnston in 2009, the festival is an annual event that celebrates the interactivity of new technologies and formats for Media and Cinema with global consciousness.

Here are some 1st over the past decade:

1st to distribute micro content

1st to screen Artificial Intelligence created film

1st to offer Emmys Consulting with Broadcasting

1st for Producer Panel and Pitching “game show style”

1st –Feature film funded at festival with Sniplers – 30 second pitch ® category screening

1st VR project funded at festival from audience member to panelist

1st Augmented Reality International Art Exhibit

Final deadline to submit is April 3rd at Early selects include Susan Sarandon in American Mirror, Chip Taylor (Wild Thing Songwriter) in Whiskey Salesman, Gary Oldman in David Bowie’s App.


New Media Film Festival screens select submissions from around the world, from Teens to Oscar winners. The Festival includes premieres, panels, pitching, networking, Q & A, art exhibit, red carpet & more. $45,000 in awards, judges from FOX, HBO, Emmys, Marvel and other Industry Leaders. All films submitted are considered for distribution and opportunities outside of the festival.

“Since one of my first visits to a movie set where I met Robert Redford and saw what products and technology affected the content creation process. I have built my career learning, teaching and developing inventive ways to tell stories.”  Says Festival founder and CEO of Select Service Film –  Susan Johnston.

She goes on to say, “I have always wanted to help empower and showcase the artistic brilliance, innovation and diversity of creators.  At New Media Film Festival ®, we strive to provide a platform for talent from across the world. The New Media Film Festival team is proud that this is our 10th year bringing this festival to the world”.

          Member UFFO’s Code of Practices for Film Festivals

          IMDB official event

          Certificate of Appreciation – City of Los Angeles


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