New Media Film Festival
The Best in New Media....Honoring Stories Worth Telling
Judges from HBO, Marvel, Emmys, Grammys, Oscars and other Industry Leaders
Each entry is considered for Screening, Competition ($45k in awards) and Distribution Opportunities.
“If the TED Conference is where technology, entertainment and design meet in a broad forum, then the New Media Film Festival is its cinematic counterpart.” – VG
"I thank the New Media film festival for what they've done for young filmmakers." – Legendary Director Roger Corman
"Top 25 Festivals Worth The Entry Fee" - Movie Maker Magazine
"Makes the cutting edge accessible" - Huffington Post
Drone, Virtual Reality-Augmented Reality, 3D, Animation, Apps, Digital Comics, Documentary, Feature, Made on Mobile/Tablet, Music Video, New Media, Scripts, Shorts, Sniplers - 30 second pitch, SRC- Socially Responsible Content, STEAM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, Student, Trailers, Virtual Reality, Web Series & Pilots
New Media Film Festival: The Best in New Media-What's New, What's Next...Honoring Stories Worth Telling in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational. Stories that can make you laugh, cry, think & go beyond the ordinary.
New Media Film Festival intersects the interactivity of new technologies & formats for Media & Cinema which exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform. A festival where we Honor Stories Worth Telling that are created by people of All Ages-All Cultures-All Media.
Awards & Prizes
Each Winning Category Receives:
A hand personalized New Media Film Festival Award stating category Winner especially for you.
All category winners get an opportunity for Distribution deal
STUDENT MMBF Trust is offering $250 cash award to the top 3 Student Category winners
SCRIPTS Top 3 each receive an Ink Tip Listing and a one month membership to The Hatchery
GRAND PRIZE AWARD This award encompasses it all: Story, Production Value, Above & Below the line teams and what story and how they put that story into a moving visual. Everything you need to finish your current project or get started on a new one.
A custom hand personalized New Media Film Festival Award Grand Prize Winner Award
5 Studio Days in New Jersey at That’s So Funny Entertainment Studio
Open Space Studio with high ceilings
Room for Office Use, Dressing Room, Green Room, Talent Holding -On Set Manager -24 Hour Security Alarm -Central Air Conditioning -Basic Electric Use -Designated Free Public Parking on Street -Restroom Facility -3 Wardrobe Racks -Use of Portable Tables and Chairs -Kitchen area with Refrigerator and Freezer -Ceiling Fans
HBO meeting – a one hour phone or video skype meeting with our judge from HBO
Marvel meeting – a one hour phone or video skype meeting with our judge from Marvel
Music Supervisor & Owner Arpix Media Inc., Ron Proulx – a one hour phone or video skype meeting
Showbiz Budgeting Software & ShotLogic Software from Media Services Payroll
$ 2,500.00 towards post deliverables from Mongo Media including
100% Full Digital Evaluation QC
Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)
Casting Services for your project provided by www.SusanJohnstonCasting.com
Resources and Production Consulting provided by www.SelectServicesFilms.com
An opportunity for a Distribution deal
The Grand Prize Award Package and category winner awards are valued at over $45,000.00 and are non transferable. These are in kind services only and cannot be redeemed for cash. Good for one year from date of festival won at. Shooting date and camera type subject to availability.
If you are not present when we announce your name at the Awards Ceremony, we will ship your personalized award upon receipt of a pre paid shipping label or the cost to ship. For full details visit www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com click awards
The Grand Prize Award Package and category winner awards are valued at
over $45,000.00 and are non transferable. Please check awards page at www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com as new awards are added often.
Rules & Terms
All types of media are accepted regardless of when they were completed. You must own the rights to submit your content.
Submission/Entry Fee -
Each entry is considered for screening, competition ($45k in awards) and distribution. You may submit a link for us to view your content online. If accepted into the festival, DCP for 3D, although we prefer .mp4 but will accept h.264, .dvd or Blu Ray for 2D are screening formats. Thanks.
Submission/Entry Process -
Up to 3 people review/screen your content based on story, production value, New Media. If 2-3 of the screeners approve of your content based on our criteria: story, production value, a snippet of new media, you are accepted in to the festival.
Judging Process -
If your content gets accepted into the festival, the New Media Film Festival team will choose the top 3 in each category. Those top 3 chosen in each category go before our judges to choose the category winners and the Grand Prize Winner. Please note, each category has a Best Of Winner.
We communicate via email
We will notify you if you are accepted into the festival. Please add info (at) newmediafilmfestival (dot) com to your contacts list to assure you receive our emails.
We may offer you distribution even if you were not accepted into the festival.
We are proud to be able to move all kinds of content forward, to be seen, screened and monetize.
There are no refunds.
Thanks for submitting.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Rules and regulations New Media Film Festival: Terms and Condition Rules and regulations New Media Film Festival: By submitting your work to the New Media Film Festival, you are agreeing to this statement. In submitting this work, I am claiming that it is my own and that I hold all necessary copyright or have the permission of the appropriate owners of copyright to incorporate portions of their work. Yes, I am the creator and author of the work submitted. In the event that my entry contains the work of other individuals or organizations (including any copyrighted photographs, musical compositions, etc.), I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions and/or licenses. Yes, I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the visual elements in this entry. Yes, I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the audio in this entry. Entrants are responsible for transportation costs, insurance charges and any customs fees incurred when shipping to the festival. New Media Film Festival is not responsible for tapes damaged or lost in transit. Works submitted for jury selection will not be returned after the close of the festival. No media/film accepted for programming can be pulled from the festival. New Media Film Festival does not check to make sure that you have cleared these materials at any point during the application process, nor will we be held responsible for any inclusion of uncleared materials in your film. It is the sole responsibility of the entity submitting the project to secure permission from the copyright holder of the material in question, whether it is music, stock footage, or any other elements that could violate an existing copyright. Quite often, rights holders offer reduced rates for festival films, so you should contact them directly to avoid any possible rights infringements. Please note, there is a deliverables deadline for each venue. If you do not meet that deadline it is possible we will not be able to screen your content. Deliverables are the responsibility of the person submitting. Submission fee is non refundable
A runtime of any length is permitted
No requirement for completed by date.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world
No premiere requirement
Projects may have distribution