Mingle Media TV Sponsors 2nd “Audience Choice” Category at Upcoming 3rd New Media Film Festival

MMTVN expands Audience Choice category sponsorship in the New Media Film Festival 2012, for web series, live stream, and trailers. Online voting by fans will create additional buzz to support new media filmmakers and independent content creators.

Online media and live web TV network company; Mingle Media.TV announced today that they will be expanding the categories that they sponsor for the “Audience Choice” category in the New Media Film Festival. The new categories “trailers” and “live stream web shows” will join the “web series” category and will benefit from online promotion, visibility to distributors, prizes totally over $5,000 as well as the opportunity to have their project selected to screen at the 2012 New Media Film Festival.

The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web, and Tech. The two-day event features the Best of New Media and includes Short Films, Mobile, Games, Web, iApps, Animation, Music Videos, Digital Comics, Web Series, Live Stream, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. Screenings include Sundance, Cannes, and World Premieres as well as the best talent working in new media.

“We’re excited to support the New Media Film Festival by sponsoring the “Audience Choice” category for these three areas of growth.” Said Stephanie Piche, Executive Producer, Mingle Media TV. “With more and more independent digital film makers creating projects, we wanted to showcase their work through the online voting to help them gain exposure and find new fans.”

Call for Entries: New Media Film Festival
The New Media Film Festival is now accepting entries for the June 2012 Festival including the Mingle Media TV “Audience Choice” sponsorship.

The “Audience Choice” categories invite web series and LIVE stream video creators who have three or more episodes, less than 60 minutes in length to submit their project in the following unscripted and scripted genres: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Music/Performing Arts, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Special Interest, Sport/Fitness, and War. Filmmakers can also submit a pilot or trailer that is under 3 minutes in length to the competition. The audience gets to vote online for their favorite submissions in two rounds of voting before the winners are selected. The Grand Prize winners will be announced at the New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles, 2012. For more details, please visit: http://www.minglemediatv.com/NMFFAudienceChoice.html.

Mingle Media TV currently broadcasts over 100 live and episodic web TV interactive programs each week. MMTVN has produced over 6,000 hours of live stream interactive talk shows where audience members can interact with hosts and viewers online or via mobile devices. Show sponsors and advertisers benefit from an integrated ad approach, where the hosts talk about products, which later become meta-tagged content on the Internet within social networks as part of their sponsorship.

About New Media Film Festival
The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web and Tech. Founded by Independent Filmmaker, Susan Johnston and launching in Los Angeles, June 2010, the three-day event features the Best of New Media and includes Short Film, Mobile, Games, Web, iApps, Animation, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area is produced in partnership with Producers Guild of America, NATPE, IAWTV, and San Francisco Writers Conference. New Media Film Festival (San Francisco and Los Angeles) are currently accepting submissions athttp://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com. For more information about the Festival and/or sponsorships, please contact Susan Johnston, the Founder, and Director of the New Media Film Festival, at 310-288-1100 or info@NewMediaFilmFestival.com

About Mingle Media
 TV Network
MMTVN is an online media and interactive web TV network that executive produces, curates, and broadcasts 100 weekly web series shows along with entertainment industry event coverage. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including AOL Video, YouTube, Samsung, Vizio, MeeFeedia, Blinkx, Daily Motion, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and are currently in the top 20,000 websites in the US. MMTVN’s live web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN has expanded its curation of web series with a growing number of independently produced shows from science fiction to drama, action to teen soaps now playing on the network. In addition to curating produced webseries, MMTVN is promoting and securing sponsors for INDIE creators. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. MMTVN has covered the Oscars on the Red Carpet along with Golden Globes, IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People’s Choice, NAACP, SAG , plus numerous Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. Mingle Media TV is also sponsoring the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival for Web Series Creators. For more information, please visithttp://www.minglemediatvnetwork.com.

Hasbro Studios Releases Cute Animated Series for Kids

We love to share cool finds with our audience and seeing the new TV channel with programming for kids ages 6-12 that has an online community with videos and games was one we had to tell you about! The Hub Network is a joint TV network venture from Discovery Communications and Hasbro. Check out some of the new programs added to the network:

Pound Puppies

Pound Puppies on the Hub Network

Pound Puppies

In this new original series, Pound Puppies features a team of fearless dogs whose mission is to find homes for puppies in need. Their motto is “A pup for every person and a person for every pup.” The Pound Puppies appear to be “average dogs” keeping the humans who are running Shelter 17 in the dark while helping “dog-kind” find loving families. Once you’re a Pound Puppy, you’re always a Pound Puppy.



My Little Pony on the Hub Network

My Little Pony on the Hub Network


My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

In the magical land of Equestria, a kingdom populated only by colorful ponies, Twilight Sparkle, a studious and slightly reclusive young unicorn intent only on enhancing her magical abilities, has been assigned by her mentor, Princess Celestia, a very important task: get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends! In the quaint, fairytale village ofPonyville, Twilight Sparkle meets five new ponies, and through funny, offbeat experiences and exciting, enchanted adventures, they teach her about the most powerful magic of all: the magic of friendship!

Chuck & Friends on the Hub Network

Chuck & Friends on the Hub Network


The Aventures of Chuck & Friends

Chuck, the adventurous pint-sized truck, has the world at his wheels and he’s running on a full tank of enthusiasm. Chuck imagines larger-than-life adventures and then shares his inspiration with his friends, who find creative methods for playing them out.

Parents can find a variety of programming for kids on the Hub Network online at their website. You can also find videos, games, and activities on this site as well. If you’re looking for safe programs for your children, please check out these shows and more on the Hub Network.

FYIThe Hub TV channel, which replaced Discovery Kids, launched on October 10, 2010 and is a joint venture of Discovery Communications, Inc. and Hasbro with programming aimed at children ages 6–12.

Check out “A Moment of Wellness” New Video Series with Wellness Experts Launches

We were delighted to be invited to check out a new site called “be Network” at www.benetwork.tv which features a series of videos entitled “A Moment of Wellness” covering a variety of wellness subjects from a host of experts gathered together in one place.

A lover of all things Yoga – that was one of the first videos I watched, which focused on back pain. It was as advertised – a moment, but gave me some simple tips that I could use immediately – could remember especially important!

Be sure to visit the site and find your favorite wellness moment – they are producing 2 per week, so bookmark them when you get there. www.benetwork.tv

More about the site:

The 90-second A Moment of Wellness segments, starring the network’s growing roster of wellness experts, offer a variety of simple, relatable tips for integrating positive lifestyle changes into everyday life. Presently, the website features four segments with plans to roll out two additional videos per week. Other live segments include cardiologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Alejandro Junger’s “Serotonin and a Healthy Gut,” the first of his insights regarding open minded medicine, addressing how to keep serotonin levels strong and bodies in balance; popular yoga instructor and breakout author Maya Fiennes’ “Simple Yoga for Back Pain” demonstrating simple poses to alleviate every day back pain; and bestselling author Dr. Timothy Brantley’s first nutritional healing segment “Salt is not Just Salt” revealing important issues with refined table salt.

Upcoming releases of A Moment of Wellness will feature more from the network’s experts including world renowned founder of Anusara yoga John Friend demonstrating simple poses that can relieve insomnia, stress and other common aliments; and Sophie Keller, life coach and TV personality, providing advice on finding the ideal mate, coping with financial stress and other relationship issues.

Find out more here www.benetwork.tv.