It was an honor to have my debut novel Radio Head presented to the 2016 judges of the New Media Film Festival. The judges for the Film Festival represent HBO, The National Academy of of Television Arts and Sciences (the Emmy’s), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), The Screen Actors Guild (SAG-Aftra), The Grammy awards, Marvel, and The Oscars.
This landmark event has grown immensely. The 2016 New Media Film Festival showcased 127 new media films and content from 37 countries.The festival is designed to both discover and cultivate highly creative work from emerging and seasoned content creators.
Learn What’s New, What’s Next… in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational. New media continues to show its lasting power and potential to evolve – there is scope for truly groundbreaking and compelling work in the world of storytelling.
COUNTRIES screening in the festival this year: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Laos, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, UK, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam.
Many thanks to the Film Festival’s Founder/Director, Susan Johnston– President of Select Services Films, Inc., an award winning production company which is also certified DBE, has a Casting and New Media Film Festival division.
The 2016 Winners are:
The Family Lamp – Pilot Category
Director: Jack Perez
Title: Pompei Eternal Emotion
Director: Pappi Corsicato
Title: The Adventures of The Rocket Ace
Director: John Carstarphen
Title: Dark Waves
Director: Sven D.Robot
Title: 20 Beautiful Women (Book)
Written by: Saba Tekle
Title: A Voice Louder Than Rock
Director: Valerie J Tucker
AUDIENCE AWARD GOES TO: MISS BEVERLY HILLS GHOST!
The first Audience Award Winner for New Media Film Festival is:
Miss Beverly Hills Ghost. Sponsored by P4STV
The Audience Award Sponsor, CEO John Fluke of P4STV is slam smack in the middle of this bevy of beauties from Audience Award Winner Miss Beverly Hills Ghost.
Title: We Built A Ship 3D
Director: Stefan Sargent
Title: Unsung Hero
Director: Lynton Levengood
Country: South Africa
Director: Marietta Ren
Title: Fragile Legacy
Director: David O. Brown
Narration: Ted Danson
Title: Fire Engine Red
Director: Jeff Coffman
Title: Criers of Medellín
Director: Ángela Carabalí and Thibault Durand
Title: Super Sex
Director: Matthew Modine
Title: The Love To End All Love
Director: Konstantin Ferstl
Title: #Feed Me
Director: Alberto Guglielmi
Title: Years and Years
Director: Brian Harrison
Country: USA, UK, Germany & Sweden
Title: Themes & Variations
Director: Ziye Liu
Title: The Trials of Spring – Bahrain: Our Oath
Director: Gini Reticker and Lauren Feeney
Country: US and Bahrain
Title: Nobel’s Nightmare
Director: Chamsy Sarkis
Director: Rob Stewart
Country: Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Ecuador, US, Mexico, Canada, Denmark, Australia
Title: Spotlight California Ep 5
Director: Kohl Norville
SAVE THE DATE!
8th Annual New Media Film Festival
June 6-8 2017 at The Landmark Theater, Los Angeles, California