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9th Annual New Media Film Festival®

June 12-14, 2018
The Landmark 10850 West Pico Blvd. LA, CA

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The Best In New Media • Honoring Stories Worth Telling

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  • A total of $45,000 USD in awards will be presented
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Love Song To The Earth video featuring Paul McCartney

Socially Responsible Conservationist Award -
A Love Song to Earth

Special Presentation (during awards ceremony) - Love Song To The Earth video featuring Paul McCartney, Sean Paul, Colbie Callait, Natasha Bedingfield, Q'orianka Kilcher and others. Directed by Trey Fanjoy, Produced by Jerry Cope. All proceeds from the Love Song project benefit Friends Of The Earth and the United Nations Foundation. Premiered with Ban Ki-mmon in Paris at UNFCCC COP21.

Oscar Winner Nicholas Reed

What Oscar Winner Nicholas Reed has to say:

The New Media Film Festival seemed like an outlier when it started in 2009, with their strange categories, web series, 3D storytelling, digital comics, now all of a sudden these phrases are the new normal. The NMFF is always looking to the future, challenging creators, the market and the audience to discover new storytelling. There are not many festivals pushing the limits - go NMFF!

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio Socially Responsible
Conservationist Award

New Media Film Festival was proud and honored to present Leonardo DiCaprio with the Socially Responsible Conservationist Award for his Conservation dedication and efforts via Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation - Dedicated to protecting Earth’s last wild places and implementing solutions that create a harmonious relationship between humanity and the natural world. This recognition stems from Leonardo DiCaprio's opening scenes in Worst Shark Attack Ever which was programmed in the SRC - Socially Responsible Content Category in 2015. So, it is fitting that the Director of this film and International Surfing Champion, Veronica Grey accepted the award on behalf of Leonardo DiCaprio. Presented June 10, 2015.

Thanks Hollywood With Students!

View Roger Corman's speech

Roger Corman – Legend Award Recipient

View a portion of legendary filmmaker
Roger Corman's acceptance speech from
the 2014 festival.

View Roger Corman's speech