NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

NFMLA // NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

9th edition

Oct 10 - Dec 31, 2017
Los Angeles, United States

Open Call Latest Deadline: Oct 09, 2017  Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Hybrids, Mini-series, Multimedia, Music video, Narrative fiction, Series, Student, Web
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short
Genre Action, Adventure, Alternative, Art, Avantgarde, B-Movie, Biography, Burlesque, Classics, Comedy, Comedy drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Environmental, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film noir, Flash, Foreign, Health, Hip Hop, History, Horror, Human rights, Independent, Kids, LGBT, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Microcinema, Mockumentary, Music, Musical, Mystery, Nature, News, Parody, Post modern, Realism, Reality, Religious, Road Trip, Romance, Romantic comedy, Satire, Science, Science fiction, Silent movie, Social issues, Spiritual, Sports, Surreal, Thriller, Transgender, Underground, Urban, War, Western

Mission / description NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) at Sunset Gower Studios is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation.

The NewFilmmakers Series began over ten years ago in New York at the famous Anthology Film Archives, screening over 500 features,1600 shorts and is New York’s oldest and leading screening series. Many well known films have debuted and been discovered at NewFilmmakers including Too Much Sleep, Zero Day, & Blair Witch Project.

Each month, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) presents red carpet screenings of documentary, short and feature films that have been submitted from all over the world, followed by a Q&A with each films director. The program also offers a special after party so the audience can meet the filmmakers and incredible talent involved.

IMPORTANT: NewFilmmakers Los Angeles screens monthly year round. FESTIVAL DATES displayed on this listing are for expiration of this listing and ARE NOT our screening dates. We only notify of acceptance, however, please feel free to check in with us 2 months after your film has been submitted for an update on the status.
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Festival website http://www.NFMLA.org

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Class Founded: 2007
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Late deadline: Oct 09, 2017

Notification date: Oct 09, 2017

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Fees Fees range from 23.75 to 36.60 USD . See submission categories for details about fees. Submission through FFL is up to 3.40 USD cheaper than on other submission platforms for Film Plan subscribers.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
General rules IMPORTANT: NewFilmmakers Los Angeles screens monthly year round. FESTIVAL DATES displayed on this FilmFestivalLife listing are for expiration of this listing and ARE NOT our screening dates. We only notify of acceptance, however, please feel free to check in with us 2 months after your film has been submitted for an update on the status.

NewFilmmakers is designed to showcase innovative work by new filmmakers who may (or may not) have been overlooked by other festivals. For the most part this means first and second efforts by filmmakers in the short or feature categories. However, only you can determine whether you are a "new" filmmaker or not, and all submissions are considered and welcome.

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless NewFilmmakers Los Angeles from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. By submitting your film to NewFilmmakers LA you commit to a public screening of your film with NewFilmmakers LA.