The 30UNDER30 FILM FESTIVAL aims to discover emerging storytellers and give them the opportunity to present their fresh perspectives to audiences in New York City. We understand that it’s easy to be overshadowed by popular film festivals, that’s why we strive to highlight directors under 30 and certify their talents so they can stand out in the film industry.
In 2017, our missionwas to shift awareness to the U.N. 17 Sustainable Goals, spotlighting goal #5 Gender Equality.
We are young storytellers united, agents of change. Using film to inspire social change & connecting creatives for the future; we're a resource. Millennials changing the world with positive impact.
This year, sections will focus on Gender Equality, stories about achieving equality and empowering all women and girls. There will be a special spotlight on Female Directors, as well as films about Gender Equality by male or female directors.
This 3-day event in New York City is full of screenings, panels, and networking opportunities with filmmakers and other industry leaders.
We will be screening SHORTS (narrative/doc/experimental) & FEATURES (doc/narrative/experimental) of any and all genres.
THIS YEAR OPENING TO FILMMAKING TEAMS WITH MAJORITY OF CREW UNDER 30 YEARS OLD.
All types of film and media is acceptable, we know there are millions of ways to tell stories.
There will be categories in narrative and documentary, as well as experimental and new technology storytelling like VR and AR.
We're particularly interested in films spotlighting the 17 Sustainability Goals:
Premiere status is irrelevant to us, we're about telling good stories.
If selected, please be ready to share a Quicktime Pro Res 422 file on a shuttle drive or downloadable link , and/or a bluray + dvd backup for screenings.