New Media Film Festival Starts Today! Honoring the Art of Story Telling

In case you missed it and are looking for something fun to do this weekend, be sure to check out the New Media Film Festival starting today in Downtown Los Angeles. From film making to mobile consumption, there is something for everyone looking to create and find new cool ways to tell their stories – and be entertained!

Oh yeah – don’t miss the 3D webseries premiere from Safety Geeks SVI!! Tell them, Stephanie from Mingle Media TV sent you!

FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010

07:00pm – Opening Night Film – RiP: A Remix Manifesto – 09:30pm – Opening Night VIP Party

SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2010

09:45am – Webseries Program 11:00am – Panel: Experts in New Media Technology and Filmmaking share the Who, What, Why and How 01:00pm – Documentary Screening #1 – Orgasm, Inc. 03:00pm – Documentary Screening #2 – 2012:Time For Change + Site/Light 05:00pm – Shorts Program #1 07:00pm – Double Take Screening & Panel Discussion 10:00pm – Superhero Pajama Party Screening

SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010

11:00am – Panel: Social media, alternative distribution…the trials and tribulations of releasing independent films 01:00pm – Web & Mobile Content Program 02:30pm – Memories of Overdevelopment Feature Film Screening & Panel 05:00pm – Shorts Program # 2

07:00pm – Closing Night Program and Awards Ceremony – New Media & HerpesBoy 10:00pm – VIP Rooftop After Party

Located at the Downtown Independent251 S. Main Street, LA, CA 90012 (Located between W. 2nd St. & W. 3rd St.)

This event is open to All Ages-All Cultures-All New Media apply. This Film Festival is for you: Artist, Filmmaker, Producer, Director, Above and Below the line Crew, Thought Maker, Implementer that bring stories worth telling to life.

Categories for the Festival:

MOBILE - media content created with your cell phone

MOBISODE - media content created for your cell phone

WEBISODE - online media stand alone

WEBSERIES - online media multiple (series of 3 or more)

SHORTS - Media under 30 minutes

DOCUMENTARIES - Media that is non fiction

3D - Media of moving images in 3D (any length)

RED - Media shot on the RED camera (any length)

FEATURE LENGTH - Media over 30 minutes