openPR Logo
Press release

New Media Film Festival® Makes Global Impact

09-15-2022 11:50 AM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: New Media Film Festival®

Artists Travel From Over 20 Countries to Experience the premiere festival.

The Annual New Media Film Festival® celebrated its 13th year of global cinema appreciation. Creators from all over the world traveled to share their films and experience the connections created by the festival. The sold-out film festival was full of energy and excitement, artists were glad to be back together after COVID prevented travel in prior years.

One of the special hosts recognizes the hard work of the flimmakers saying, "Anything that was produced over the last couple of years, you've got to tip your hat." But the films shown were more than just anything, artists showed how amid a pandemic nothing would stop them. The festival rwas a true success, bringing people together to witness the talent of all ages, genders, and origins.

The awards and screenings shifted to short viewings of the nominated content. The festival curated an accessible online show to encourage continued engagement with the artists and fans that could not travel.

And the winners of the 13th New Media Film Festival® are:

From Belgium - Best Short - Paradisiac, Director: Quentin Dujardin

From Cyprus - Best Mixed Reality - Codex Oros Edemos, Director: Akis P. Tix

From Germany - Best AI - Mercury XX, Director: Miriam Kuhlmann

From New Zealand - Best Documentary - Ben Shemen, Director: Miriam Harris

From South Korea - Best Music Only - Across the Ocean, Composer: Michael W. Choi

From Spain - Best S.T.E.A.M. - TXAC Planet, Director: Eterio Ortega

From USA - Grand Prize - Classified (Pilot), Director: Aemilia Scott

Best Animation - Timeless, Directors: Susan May Lee Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia and Christina Teenz Tan

Best Augmented Reality - Isaac Lidar, Director: Christopher Ruane

Best Digital Comic - Caravaggio: A Light Before the Darkness, Writer: Ken Mora

Best Drone - 22 Weeks, Director: Robert Smith

Best Faith & Family - Hashtag Blessed, Director: Stephanie McBain

Best Feature - Playing the Crease, Director: Jonathan Moch

Best Mobile/Tablet - Hamlet & Ophelia, Director: Scott Westerman

Best Music Video - There to Catch Me, Director: Bethany Ashton Wolf

Best New Media - KNOTWTR, Directors: Obi Nwankwo, Kostas Garcia and Zaawadi

Best Pilot - Fitness For All, Director: Michael Shaun Sandy

Best Podcast - Earth Eclipsed, Director: Nicholas Prufer

Best Script - Forgotten Christmas, Writer: Ash Gilpin

Best Snipler (30 Seconds) - Shadow Farm, Director: Gina Nemo

Best Socially Responsible - Chasing Childhood, Directors: Eden Wurmfeld and Margaret Munzer Loeb

Best Student - Tragedy Strikes, Director: Mogan Gullet

Best Trailer - B1, Director: Thomas I Parrish V

Best TV - Love Locked, Director: Breanne Krause

Best VR-360 - Tracing Paint, Directors: Michael Owen and Robin White Owen

Best Web Series - My Human Experience, Director: Sylvia Ray

About New Media Film Festival®

The New Media Film Festival is much more than just a film fest. New Media is an innovative, infinite catalyst for story and entertainment. Created in 2009, New Media celebrates the global impact of storytelling, technology and unique platforms used by artists today.

New Media recognizes the abundance of opportunity and targets creators to continue pushing the boundaries. Why stop at just a film festival when evolution is key to creating an environment where creators can thrive. New Media Film Festival® encourages storytelling and innovation through media.

Media and storytelling are incredibly important to our world today, to encourage change and recognize the connection we share globally. The New Media Film Festival continues to discover and cultivate highly creative work from emerging and seasoned content creators.

Contact: 310-288-1100 2355 Westwood Blvd 381 Los Angeles CA 90064

The New Media Film Festival® brings together creators who are passionate about art. Your innovation and talent will not go unnoticed, judges from across the world from Marvel, PBS, HBO, BBC, Rolling Stone, the Television Academy, and more.
Details can be found at

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release New Media Film Festival® Makes Global Impact here

News-ID: 2735704 • Views: 1096

More Releases from New Media Film Festival®

When The Larger Picture of Greater Good for The Creator and Content Is Key, Ever …
This June 1-2 2022 in Los Angeles, the 13th New Media Film Festival® known for innovation, does it again. In assessing each and every creation that was submitted (yes, even NFT's) on how to program, this award winning, honouring stories worth telling mandated, story & technology festival is doing this: Programming the short form versions of long form so more titles have an opportunity for the festival's long list of perks
Going Hybrid. Live and Online Is the New Way to Go in The Festival World.
Los Angeles, CA - The past few years have proved to the metrics loving Entertainment Industry that a mix of online and live is the new must do in the world of media. June 1-2 2022 the 13th New Media Film Festival® presents a hybrid festival, both an Online and in-Person Event of New Media Films and technologies from Creators all over the globe. New Media Film Festival®, the
New Media Film Festival Announced as Film Festival of the Year by Global Awards
This platform provides content creators and buyers opportunities to connect while offering an annual festival that celebrates new ideas in the filmmaking world. [LOS ANGELES, CA] – New Media Film Festival is proud to announce it has been named the Film Festival of the Year by Global Awards for 2022. Founded in 2009, this venture was initially announced in Second Life before becoming part of the C3-United Nations-Millennium Project as an
New Media Film Festival® announces early lineup in the Music Video & Music Only …
New Media Film Festival® announces early lineup in the Music Video & Music Only categories New Media Film Festival® honors stories worth telling. Music tells great stories and this year includes a global collection of sound. Announcing early lineup nominees in the Music categories for the 2021 New Media Film Festival® Awards. The original music nominees are Roots-Sequoia, Movin' On, Endless Guitars, Ode to Joy, An Interesting Story About an Uninteresting Guy and After the Lockdown. -From

All 5 Releases

More Releases for Director:

Wallace Associates: Director of Sales
Director of Sales San Francisco, CA or New York, NY The Company Our client helps the world’s media, information, and technology providers grow revenue, deliver superior solutions, optimize their clients’ performance, and thrive in a fast-changing global digital market. Our client advances the business of information as a company “that works” — for each other, their clients, their stakeholders, and their community. The Job Our client is looking for a proven top-producer, entrepreneurial-minded, highly motivated,
Black Moth, provider of smart vision systems for heavy machinery, announced that Tony Clear has joined the company in the newly created role of Sales Director. Tony will be responsible for managing the sales strategy of the company, as well as increasing sales in Australia and New Zealand and developing new markets in North America and Europe. Scott Gemmell, CEO of Black Moth, said: “With his solid track record and vast
OGT Appoints New Finance Director
Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), provider of innovative clinical genetics and diagnostic solutions to advance molecular medicine, has today announced the appointment of a new finance director as part of the company’s ongoing rapid growth and expansion. Mr Tim Hall will join the company at the start of 2012 and brings a strong track record in financial management and strategic planning together with a broad knowledge of the biotech and healthcare
Kirk Communications hires Creative Director
John Decker has joined Kirk Communications as Creative Director where he will head up TV, print, radio and web content production. Decker brings with him more than 30 years of advertising and copywriting experience. First, on Madison Ave. where he created memorable national advertising campaigns for Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Jaguar Cars and many others. For the past decade he has been concentrating on web content, search engine optimization (SEO) and creating
teleBIZZ Managing Director Starts Networking
Plymouth, United Kingdom (14 January, 2011) - teleBIZZ, a leading provider of telemarketing services, have found that more companies are now taking on the services of professional telemarketers in order to build relationships with their customers. Gillie Scherr, Managing Director of teleBIZZ, recently decided to start networking in order to generate more local business; based on her assumption that direct mail would be the area she should focus on primarily. However,
New Sales Director at IXXAT
Thomas Waggershauser is the new Sales Director at IXXAT Automation GmbH. In his new position, Thomas Waggershauser (34) is responsible for the sales activities of IXXAT and the development and expansion of the existing international distributors. Mr. Waggershauser has been employed at IXXAT Automation GmbH as a Sales Engineer since 2004, with responsibility for CAN and Automotive Systems. Before this he was a Product Manager for remote maintenance systems und signal generators