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New Media Film Festival
New Media Film Festival
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Active Since 2009
An innovative and award-winning festival created in 2009, Honoring Stories Worth Telling. "Festivals Worth The Entry Fee".-MovieMakerMagazine All Nominees receive perks including All Access Badge, VIP Soiree, Red Carpet your script title is screened in the theater, Q&A and more. Full Details at www.newmediafilmfestival.com/submit
Accepting Features, TV Pilots, Shorts, Web Series, Treatments, Feature Documentaries, Short Documentaries, Short Stories, Book/Manuscripts, Stage Plays, Series Bibles, Pitches, Graphic Novels, In Production Films, Articles, and Podcasts
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About


CALL FOR SCRIPTS www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com

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 script. HBO has requested meetings with writers who have submitted to our festival.

“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." - Film Daily

More About the Festival. Honoring stories worth telling June 4-5 2025 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 Springer Publishing,  Simon & Schuster, ABC, Marvel, PBS, HBO, BBC, Rolling Stone, the Television Academy and more.

Call for Scripts! All types and lengths considered in Script Category.

AnimationBook - Children’sComedyDramaDocumentaryEpisodic - Long Form - New MediaNovelPilotPlayScreenplay - Scripted RealitySeriesTelevisionVideogame - Web Series and more.

Festival Awards/Perks:

· In competition for

Grand Prize - $45,000 in Awards

Meetings with HBO, Marvel

Studio time in Los Angeles CA

Post Production from Mongo Media Solutions 

Casting & Production Services – Select Services Films Inc.

· Best Script & Top 3 Scripts get read by HBO and receive Scriptreaderpro.com coverage ($169.00 value)

Even if you win Top 3 Scripts and/or Best Script, you are still considered for Grand Prize Award $45,000.00

· Script nominees are listed on screen during programming

· 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.

 

Pitching

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 ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3r19bfbegc ).

 

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.

 

Previous Script Winners.

2024 - Best Script - The Isthmus by Jeff Osborne

2023—Best Script – The Path of Least Regret by Brian Gene White

2022—Best Script – Forgotten Christmas by Ash Gilpin

2021 – Best Script – Peach Blossom by Cheng Yang

2020 – Best Script – The Real Thing by Matthew Papadopoulos

2019 – Best Script – Poughkeepsie by Joe Kelly

2018 – Best Script – Rust by Justin Moran

2017 – Best Script – Render by Kirill Kiselev

Plenty of time to join the fun.

Get your entry in early, use code WOW to save 20%

Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® - submit today!
https://www.newmediafilmfestival.com/submit/


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 – The Los Angeles Times


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Prices & Deadlines

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SCRIPT - All types and lengths considered in Script Category. Animation – Book - Children’s – Comedy – Drama – Documentary – Episodic - Long Form - New Media – Novel – Pilot – Play – Screenplay - Scripted Reality – Series – Television – Videogame - Web S
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SCRIPT & 1 PAGE FEEDBACK (see script description above)
$140.00
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PITCH -We strategize & pitch up to 2 Execs. If interested we connect you and are no longer involved. If no we send you why.
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Benefits

Awards
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  • All Nominees in competition for Grand Prize $45,000.00 in awards.
    • Meetings with HBO, Marvel (priceless)
    • Studio time in Los Angeles CA
    • Casting & Production Services – Select Services Films Inc.
    • Optional Distribution Offer
    • Post Production Mongo Media Solutions
    • Custom hand painted wood film slate
    • and below
    Category Winners & Top 3 Scripts receive
    • Creative Handbook
    • And are still considered for Grand Prize Award $45,000
    • Custom hand painted wood film slate
    • Filmustage Package
    • Script Reader Pro Package
    • Scriptwriters Network Package
  • Awards valid 1 year from festival date, non-transferable
    PERKS
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    • All-Access Pass to Director aka Nominee
    • Walk the Eco-friendly Step & Repeat
    • Nominee Q & A at end of screening session
    • Be a guest of honor at the VIP Soiree
    • Highlighted in International Press
    • Mentions in our Social Media (20M reach over all platforms combined)
    • Cast & Crew listed online!
    • Guest discount code for 2 week window
    • In our 80,000 subscriber newsletter
    • Our global audience of Industry people with the power to get content into serious consideration for production.


      LEGIT

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      • IMDB Official Event
      • Member UFFO Code of Practices for Film Festivals
      • Submissions have opportunities outside of the festival process
      • 20M reach over all SM combined
      • 80,000 newsletter subscribers
      • Submissions = distribution consideration
      • Winner Best Festival 2021-2024 from Global Awards & Innovation Awards
      •  About Us page = the Industry Leaders that are part of our team
      • Judges from Marvel, HBO, PBS, Rolling Stone, BBC, EMMYS, BMI, Grammys, Simon & Schuster and more Industry Leaders