The 8th New Media Film Festival happening June 6, 7, 8, 2017 at The Landmark Theater, 10850 W. Pico Blvd, LA, CA 90064, features 29 World Premieres, 11 US Premieres and 21 L.A. Premieres. There will be (87) new media films and content from 34 countries and outer space will be shown.Full Schedule details here: http://newmediafilmfestival.
Must See World Premiere New Media Content include;
Non-Transferable (Wed, June 7th)
Director: Brendan Bradley
Ashley Clements (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Poe Party)
Shanna Malcolm (HeyYoShanna, Bob Thunder)
Katie Wee (Return Of the Mac, 2 Broke Girls)
Matthew Scott Montgomery (So Random!, Jane The Virgin)
Amin Joseph (Baywatch, Call Me King)
Sara Fletcher (Frankenstein MD, Days of our Lives)
Daniel Vincent Gordh (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Hollywood Acting Studio)
Joey Richter (Starkid, I Ship It)
Shira Lazar (What’s Trending)
A feature full-length film with Q&A.
Flatline (Thurs, June 8th)
Director: Jon Schnitzer
Experience the other side. The only place in the world to experience Flatline is at New Media Film Festival June 8th during festival hours in the main hall of The Landmark. Free with Festival Badge and any Thursday screening ticket. This VR film was pitched and funded at New Media Film Festival 2016. Julian McCrea of Portal Experiences was a speaker on our Tech Panel. Not in competition.
You Are Nothing (Tues, June 6th)
Directors: Mike Stivala, Mark Travis
A web series disguised as a self-help video tutorial – or perhaps, a parody of one – that uses the crumbing life of Mitch Repter as a teaching tool for a bizarre philosophy of life.
Love Song to the Earth ~ Special Presentation Video (during awards ceremony Thurs, June 8th)
Featuring Paul McCartney, Sean Paul, Colbie Callait, Natasha Bedingfield, Q’orianka Kilcher and others. Directed by Trey Fanjoy, Produced by Jeffy Cope. All proceeds from the Love Song project benefit Friends of the Earth and the United Nations Foundation. Premiered with Ban Ki-mon in Paris at UNFCCC COP 21.
Riley the Web Series (Wed, June 7th)
Director: Jeffrey Scott Basham
Riley is an original comedy series about a former teen pop star. Now in her thirties, she’s struggling to overcome a publicly humiliating downfall and subsequent nervous breakdown. But, it’s the power of friendship and the quirky characters she meets along the way that just might get her through…
Emmy® Award Winner Joe Hernandez-Kolski as Gavin and filmmakers are scheduled to attend.
SGCH – Morgan’s Story (Tues, June 6th)
Director: Stefan Wernik
This film features the true story of Morgan, who with the help of SGCH rose above a troubled upbringing.
Natasha BeaumontI Inception | All Saints | Little Fish is scheduled to attend.
Say Hello (Wed, June 7th)
Director: Brooke Elliott
Say Hello is a comedic reunion of two childhood acquaintances whose lives become entangled.
Sidetracked (Tues, June 6th)
Director: E.D. Brown
Follows the tribulations of a group of thirty something, whose lives are not going to plan.
Adrienne Wilkinson Yes Raze | Star Trek: Renegades| Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is scheduled to attend.
Dream Big: Engineering Our World (Tues, June 6th)
Director: Greg MacGillivray
Dream Big: Engineering Our World is narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, and is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering.
Tickets can be purchased at: http://tinyurl.com/
Full Schedule details here: http://newmediafilmfestival.
- At the festival, enjoy
- Red Carpet
- VIP Soiree
- Live Music
- 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
87 New Media Films & Content from 34 countries & Outer Space.
Australia, Austria , Brazil , Bulgaria, Canada , Chile, Cuba, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru – Amazon Jungle, Philippines , Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Tibet, Turkey, UK, USA
29 World Premieres | 11 US Premieres | 21 LA Premieres
You don’t want to miss the Web Series Superstar Panel on June 7, moderated by Producer and Director Lon Strickland, former Development Executive for Machinima, a popular digital network and co-founder of Octopie, an animation network featuring panelists, Doug “Doog” Bresler, podcast personality best known for Doogtoons.com and Jake Watson, Partner, Corridor Digital, makers of action, sci-fi, gaming and comedy videos seen by 350+ Million viewers on YouTube, Hulu, Amazon Prime and YouTube RED. The Web Series Superstar Panel looks into the multi platform viewing options, technological expansion, and teaches how to engage a global audience and followed by a Q&A.
On June 8, The Technology Panel features veteran Cinematographer James Mathers, President, The Digital Cinema Society, a group dedicated to the industry’s informed integration on new technology, Ted Schilowitz, founding team member at RED Digital Cinema and Co-Founder of G-Tech. His current roles are as Futurist for 20th Century Fox. As Chief Creative Officer at Barco he’s been spearheading the creative aspects of the Barco Escape cinema project that adds immersive right and left screens to movie theaters. Barco Escape titles include Paramount Pictures Star Trek Beyond and 20th Century Fox The Maze Runner and Maze Runner 2, Scorch Trials along with Michael Mansouri, Co-Founder of Radiant Images, an LA-based solution provider of all mixed realities, from base to augmented and virtual realities. A recognized hub of digital cinema and VR innovation, Radiant collaborates with creatives in Production & Post, Co-Production and through its rental house. Mansouri and his Radiant team specialize in designing and building true end-to-end solutions including new cameras, and finding solutions that remove technical barriers for creative minds. He has developed into one of the leading industry voices in helping content creators understand and harness the power and promise of VR and 360-video technology. Followed by a Q&A.
Founded in 2009 by Susan Johnston, Director of New Media Film Festival, she is known as a Media Futurist. The New Media’s mission and objective is to honor stories worth telling. The New Media Film Festival constantly introduces new technology; communication of ideas through panels and Q & A’s to implement a more expansive use of 21st technology in storytelling for artists and content creators.
The Goal of New Media Film Festival is to bring the world the Best in New Media – Honoring Stories worth Telling of emerging and established video and new media artists throughout the world. For more information visit our website and social media at:
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