SOURCE: New Media Film Festival

December 02, 2009 11:00 ET

New Media Film Festival Brings Together Mobile-Mobisode-Webisode-Webseries-3D & RED Films With Film Festival Competition June 11-13th 2010

Grand Prize Filmmaker Gets Top Production Package Worth $10,000.00; Top Three in Each Category Get 1K in Software and Will Be Reviewed by Distributors

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - The New Media Film Festival (http://www.newmediafilmfestival.com) comes to Los Angeles to debut a state-of-the-art filmmaking competition. Recognizing that filmmakers exist in a digital-age, award winning independent filmmaker Susan Johnston and top industry professionals have set the weekend of June 11 through 13, 2010 for the very first New Media Film Festival.

Highlights for this debut festival include: opening and closing night VIP gala parties, special viewing 3D pajama party and industry panel discussions to be held at the New Media Film Festival location, Downtown Los Angeles Theater 251 S. Main Street Los Angeles, California 90012. Tickets for general admission start are $10.00 with special event tickets starting at $20.00. New Media Film Festival web site details updated information http://www.newmediafilmfestival.com.

Recognizing that filmmakers exist in a digital age, the focus of The New Media Film Festival will seek the best films that honor "stories worth telling, in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational" according to founder Susan Johnston. The filmmakers will create these films including MOBILE, MOBISODE, WEBISODE, WEBSERIES formats, films shot with RED Camera, 3D and other High Definition Camera technology.

A special panel discussion program is set for Saturday, June 12 and will include new media industry leaders such as Ted Schilowitz (RED Camera), Per Peterson 3D expert (Peter Jackson, Panasonic), Greg Reitman (Sundance winner) and others to be announced on the New Media Film Festival web site.

A special focus on films with high definition technology such as 3D and RED combined with elevating story telling will define the guidelines of the festival. The New Media Film Festival has been created with an endorsement from C3 - The Center for Conscious Creativity http://ringfestival.wordpress.com. In addition, The New Media Film Festival is an adjunct to The Ring Festival as announced at a November 16th C3 meeting helmed by United Nations futurist Jerome Glenn.

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