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Attend the 8th Annual New Media Film Festival
June 6-8 2017 The Landmark 10850 W. Pico Blvd LA CA

Enjoy:

  • Red Carpet
  • VIP Soiree
  • Live Music
  • Screenings
  • Web Series Superstar Panel
  • Technology Panel
  • Opening Night Programming
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Networking Lounge
  • International Art Exhibit
  • New Media Marketing Table
  • Q & A's
  • Audience Awards

The 7th Annual New Media Film Festival featured:
127 New Media Films & Content from 37 countries
(Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, UK, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam).

55 World Premieres | 5 US Premieres | 33 World Premieres

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Early Selections below, we accept submissions through April 25th 2017.

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In the vein of Sundance and Toronto Int’l Film Festivals: We urge ticket & badge holders to be in their seats 10 minutes prior to screening time as we will open the empty seats up to the stand-by line. Thanks.

June 6, 2017


June 6 Feature and Keynote (5-7pm)

Q & A

Q & A with the filmmaker

Digital Marketing Keynote with Q & A


June 6 Screening 1: 3D Pilots Drone Shorts with Q & A (7-9:00pm)

Internation Art Exhibit - Jane Yacavone - Blues Legends

Internation Art Exhibit - Jane Yacavone - Blues Legends

World premiere!

Where else can you see BB King, Robert Stroger, Richie Havens, Ruth Brown & Booker Tperforming in one place? During the entire festival, you can enjoy the International Art Exhibit of this pristine Blues Legends collection of photographs by artist and world traveler, Jane Yacavone

THE UNCLE EARL Live Music Performance Opening Night

THE UNCLE EARL Live Music Performance Opening Night

Award Winning American Radio Artist, Lacy Darryl Phillips aka THE UNCLE EARL will be performing R U Ready from his International Debut compilation, Its Time. You may remember him from his work as a performer/director/choreographer with Grace Jones, CeCe Peniston, Peabo Bryson, Mariah Carey, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Vanessa Williams, Melissa Manchester and many others.

AEON

AEON

Director: Derek O'Dell
Country: USA
Running time: 4:00

Aeon, a long, indefinite, period -- is an abstract immersive audio-visual experience. A study on the behavior of energy over a period of time. Created using experimental 2D/3D animation techniques.

 

 

Next

Next

Director: Elena Brodach
Country: Russia
Running time: 6:28
L.A. premiere!

Another night, another naked body in her bed. She feels no love, just passion. A sharp lancet in her hands and a hidden box with her secrets. Only she knows how it all will end and who will be her next victim.

Q & A

Question and Answer period with filmmakers


June 6 Screening 2: Trailers New Media STEAM Docs with Q & A (9:30-11:30pm )

The Huinca

The Huinca

Director: Marcelo Tarud
Country: Chile
Running time: 1:59
World premiere!

Culture and ancestral traditions through the eyes of a Chilean. The huinca.

My Millennial Life

My Millennial Life

Director: Maureen Judge
Country: Canada
US premiere!

An interactive documentary follows millenials, living a reality that sees nearly half of their age group either unemployed or underemployed. Combining verité filming, interviews, video diary, text and statistics, the i-DOoc puts a human face on the quandary of finding a place in 21st century society.

 

 

Q & A

Question and Answer period with filmmakers


June 7, 2017

June 7 Screening 3: Web Series Scripts with Q & A Web Series Superstar Panel (6-9pm)

Super Lame Powers Ep Tim the Therapist?

Super Lame Powers Ep Tim the Therapist?

Director: Teresa Vilaseca
Country: USA
Running time: 1:59
L.A. premiere!

A group of people attend group therapy because they have really lame superpowers. Unfortunately the inexperienced therapist, Tim, isn't much help and might be keeping a secret.

Fire Mountain

Fire Mountain

Written by: Anthony Salamon & Ronnie S. Riskalla
Country: Iceland
L.A. premiere!

Fire mountain is the story of the braves men who stayed behind to save their village and their country during one of its worst natural disasters. Based on real events.

ALAN

ALAN

Written by: Lone Hernandez & Ursula Romero
Country: Spain
US premiere!

A mother that comes up with a cunning plan to make sure her husband and 14 year old son become close again after realizing she has irreversible cancer. The story speaks out about many things, but most of all of the importance of gestures, contact, time, affection and good intentions that almost always end up giving as an answer unexpected results and in this case love.

Web Series Superstar Panel: New Media Content, Looking to the future. With Multi platform viewing options, technological expansion, learn how to engage a global audience. Includes questions from the audience.

 

Q & A

Question and Answer period with Web Series creators immediate following the panel.


June 7 Screening 4: Animation Student Digital Comic SRC with Q & A (9:30-11:30pm)

The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Director: Michael Wiehart
Country: USA
Running time: 1:23
L.A. premiere!

A associative and adventures spirt, takes us to a place far away, where precariousness lures in the dark depths of the sea. This is a story about imaginative play and letting ones mind wander.

Indomitable

Indomitable

Director: Tracey Aivaz
Country: USA
Running time: 5:55
L.A. premiere!

A 1950's actress is the movie star and epitome of fame and success in her era. However, she has faced a tragedy early on in her life which has kept her going and motivated her to fight for her dream.

Ross Wellington

Ross Wellington

Written by: Brian Ellis & Mark Van Handel
Country: USA
World premiere!

A sci-fi-noir-saga about the sole survivor of the infamous 1947 Roswell, NM UFO crash.

 

Q & A

Question and Answer period with filmmakers


June 8, 2017

June 8 Screening 5: Virtual Reality APP Mobile/Tablet Technology Panel (6-8:30pm)

Flatline Ep. 1

Flatline Ep. 1

Director: Julian McCrea
Country: USA

Experience the other side.

Recontact: Istanbul

Recontact: Istanbul

Director: Eray Dinc
Country: Turkey
Running time: 6:30
L.A. premiere!

In a recorded city, are you the one watching or being watched? Play the leading role in a detective adventure.

Barbie for Adults

Barbie for Adults

Director: Liri Navon
Country: Israel
Running time: 1:48
L.A. premiere!

A silent film about a lonely Barbie doll who shops a Valentine online.

Q & A

Question and Answer period with filmmakers

Making the cutting edge in technology accessible by bringing in leaders in content creation, funding, interactive and more.


June 8 Screening 6: Sniplers Music Videos Q & A Awards Ceremony (9-11pm)

Screening 6 Sniplers, Music Videos, Q & A, Awards Ceremony

 

Magnetic

Magnetic

Director: Jonathan Chong
Country: Australia
Running time: 3:45
US premiere!

Dan Sulatn, Artist. Magnetic is a hybrid of new media technologies; 3D printing, projection mapping, stop-motion and some 3D animation. Two months in the making, over 60 individual 3D printed pieces and over 2700 photos.

Feel

Feel

Director: Akihiko Matsuzawa
Country: Japan
Running time: 4:11
L.A. premiere!

Yalla Family in an apparent one-shot video, ending with a technic to naturally combine 4 split screen into a single screen.

Q & A

Question and Answer period with filmmakers