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Prize summary: 
$45,000 in awards


New Media Film Festival® the film festival you’ll want to enter. Pushing the envelope is a big deal in the film industry but telling the same old stories will not get your name out there. You have to innovate and tell a new story. If this sounds like you, then the New Media Film Festival® is the perfect place to showcase your content.

“With industry-leading judges and a long history of featuring groundbreaking new content, the New Media Film Festival’s call for entries is one that every screenwriter should be answering." - Film Daily

More About the Festival. Honoring stories worth telling in Los Angeles CA. The rationale behind the festival is clear. New Media Film Festival® continues to show its lasting power and potential to evolve - there is scope for truly groundbreaking and compelling work in the world of storytelling. The festival is designed to both discover and cultivate highly creative work from emerging and seasoned content creators. Your innovation will not go unnoticed. In fact, it will be seen by judges from Marvel, PBS, HBO, BBC, Rolling Stone, the Television Academy and more.
25+ classic and tech categories. Full descriptions here

Festival Awards/Perks:

· In competition for

Grand Prize - $45,000 in Awards

Meetings with HBO, Marvel

Studio time in Los Angeles CA

Post Production re IDC Studio

Casting & Production Services – Select Services Films Inc.

· Best Script & Top 3 Scripts get $1500.00 + in Writing Industry Perks one year subscription ($588.00) one year membership ($189.00 value) listing ($390.00 value) free membership ($219.00 value) coverage ($169.00 value)

· And you are part of the Q & A in that session.

· Walk the Red Carpet for Press Interviews

· Be part of the VIP Soiree, honoring the nominees.

· Highlighted in Press

International Press Releases

Mentions in our social media (20M reach over all platforms combined)

To 80,000 monthly newsletter subscribers include a global audience of industry people with the power to get a script into serious consideration for production.



Our successful Producer Panel & Pitching is now available online. You must own the rights to what you pitch. Our pitches have led to meetings with Execs from BBC, Warner, Sneak Preview, Qualcomm, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Lighthouse, and more. We strategize & pitch up to 2 Execs. If interested we connect you and are no longer involved. If no we send you why. To hear pitching tips from Execs click here ( ).


One Page Feedback - Scripts

Writers asked for it, now we have added it. If you submit in our Script category and would like one page notes/feeback, please choose this option as well. This gives you an inside look into what your script is really conveying to an Industry.

Plenty of time to join the fun.

Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® - submit today!


What others are saying.


“Worth The Entry Fee”
- Movie Maker Magazine



“Makes The Cutting Edge Accessible”
– Huffington Post



“I thank NewMediaFF for what they’ve done for young filmmakers”
-Roger Corman



” The role of this fest is bringing the Best in New Media to the World”
-Festival World



“Stories that exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform” - Hero Complex





Expiration date: 
Hybrid - Online & Los Angeles