Steven Michael Studios LLC presents NomadTV film festival, our goal is to find the best independent films and give them a home on the NomadTV app, made for independent content. We will feature the captivating stories from these filmmakers sharing their amazing stories with industry professionals, festival curators, and dedicated film fans. NomadTV is where you can find the best of the best when it comes to independent content regardless of genre.

NomadTV team works closely with all accepted filmmakers to create a feature article on Steven Michael Studios website detailing the production story behind their work as well as presenting the film to thousands of subscribers curated through our NomadTV app available on IOS and Roku app markets.

Official Selection - From the submissions, a selection of films will be contacted on the selection date, and will be screened on the NomadTV platform. Screening materials will be requested and more information about the screening will be provided.

Nominations - Films nominated in each category will be contacted on the notification date, and listed on our App, website, and social media pages for screening purposes.

Films Nominated for Best Picture will have the chance to win cash prizes.
1st Place - $2500 cash prize
2nd Place - $1000 cash prize
3rd Place - $500 cash prize

All winners will receive a Trophy with engraving.

Best Picture
Best Short
Best series
Best Director
Best DP
Best Male Actor
Best Female Actress
Best Edit
Best Score


All Films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles (if in a different language)

All films must be made in or after 2019

Filmmakers are responsible for sorting out the copyright on their own materials.

By submitting to us, you give us consent and the right to screen your film on our online platform.

Official selection: These are all the nominated films selected for screening, which will be notified via email.

We promote clips from your film on social media, based on the press kits you provide us.

We retain the right to change the date of the festival under special circumstances. All filmmakers will be informed about any changes through email and our online platforms.

Any technical issues with the submitted films are 100% the responsibility of the filmmakers. If at the time of judging, your video file doesn't work or doesn't have English subtitles (if in a language other than English), it will be automatically rejected, without a refund. Please contact the festival team ASAP if there are any issues with the submissions process, and a solution will be found.

If you submitted your project in the previous year, please do not resubmit the same project to the current year.

NomadTv will always embrace new styles of films, we feature a broad spectrum of films across all genres, forms, and lengths. From documentaries, animation, horror, action, romance, and more! All are welcome to NomadTV.

Once submitted, the NomadTV curation team will respond to your submission within 14 days.

The submission fee covers the process of the NomadTV curation team assessing your film and is therefore non-refundable.

Of thousands of films submitted to NomadTV, only a small percentage make it to our site/app. We’re very selective about the work we choose to feature - it’s what makes NomadTV what it is - and so submission in no way guarantees access to the app.

Once selected, we will work with you to find the best date to feature your film on NomadTV. We have a very busy editorial calendar here at NomadTV so if you have a particular date in mind the more notice you can provide, the higher the likelihood of that publication date being available.

By submitting your film to NomadTv you attest that the work in question is not in breach of any copyright and that all required intellectual property rights have been adhered to.

As well as being featured on NomadTV, we will promote it in our weekly newsletter and share it across our social media platforms. We also suggest that you do the same across your platforms and get cast, crew, friends, and family to pitch in spreading the word also.

we do offer feedback at this time.

we do not offer submission fee waivers.

By submitting to us you agree to our terms and conditions and to receive marketing newsletters and discounts about film festivals in the form of emails. We will never sell your information to third parties.

We reserve the right to update our terms and conditions.