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Here’s why you’ll want to enter the New Media Film Festival

In its tenth year, the New Media Film Festival is a can’t-miss submittal for your script. Here's why you'll want to enter the New Media Film Festival.

Here’s why you’ll want to enter the New Media Film Festival

In its 11th year, the New Media Film Festival® is a can’t-miss submittal for your script. Opening up opportunities you can’t find anywhere else, the New Media Film festival is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing landscape of the film industry. 

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

New Media is the leader in showcasing the next generation

The New Media Film Festival has kept its lasting power in the industry by continuously showcasing 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.

In 2009 the New Media Film Festival was launched in Second Life as part of the C3 – United Nations – Millennium Project as an annual event. The festival brings together the work of established and emerging New Media content creators and video artists, from the US as well as internationally.

New Media Film Festival introduces new technology, and the communication of ideas through panels and Q & A’s to implement a more expansive use of 21st-century technology in storytelling for both artists and content creators. 

Serving as the very first film festival to distribute micro-content, to screen AI created film, and to show collaborative VR media, the New Media Film Festival has continuously embraced the next steps in film technology as well as how film festivals as a whole are approached and formatted.

The goal of the New Media Film Festival is to bring the world the best in New Media – honoring stories worth telling. Showcasing emerging and established video and new media artists throughout the world, the New Media Film Festival gives the global community the chance to experience the latest in technology and innovative storytelling.

The best festival prizes in the circuit

Entrants into the New Media Film Festival are eligible for up to $45,000 in awards, with the top 3 scripts receiving $1000.00 in writing industry perks. The winner of the best script gets an interview in The Script Lab Magazine. Script nominees are listed on-screen during programming and serve as a part of the Q&A in that session. 

Additionally, featured screenplay writers get to walk the red carpet for press interviews, participate in the Creative Mixer, which honors nominees, and are highlighted in the New Media Film Festival’s monthly newsletter, which is distributed to over 80,000 readers.

All Script types and lengths considered

The New Media Film Festival’s call for scripts includes each and every genre and style, including, animation, children’s, comedy, drama, documentary, episodic, long-form, new media, novel, pilot, play, screenplay, scripted reality, series, television, videogame, and web series.

Online, public, novice, and expert content is all eligible for the New Media Film Festival, as are all genres and niches, with all completed-by dates. Both distributed and non-distributed content can be submitted for the New Media Film Festival, which offers over twenty categories with award considerations. 

Make sure you keep up with all of the news coming from the New Media Film Festival, by following on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.  Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® – submit today

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Frankie Stein is from Italy, but lives in Ingolstadt, Germany. Her hobbies are: reading about science, doing experiments, and travelling. She's been all around Europe and loves Scotland, London, and Russia. Her boyfriend is called Victor and they both love listening to The Cure, reading Byron, and gazing upon William Blake prints.

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