Registration Fee $90


Early Deadline:

Sep 03, 2017

Regular Deadline:

Nov 03, 2017

Late Deadline:

Jan 03, 2018

Final Deadline:

Apr 25, 2018


Final Deadline
  • Standard Entry $90
  • ISAConnect Entry $85
Final Deadline
  • Standard Entry $90
  • ISAConnect Entry $85
Final Deadline
  • Standard Entry $90
  • ISAConnect Entry $85
Final Deadline
  • Standard Entry $90
  • ISAConnect Entry $85
Final Deadline
  • Standard Entry $90
  • ISAConnect Entry $85


Winners Announced

May 08, 2018

New Media Film Festival Scripts Competition


The Best in New Media....Honoring Stories Worth Telling. All Genres and lengths welcomed. If you write stories worth telling, this is the category for you. Whether it is short of long form, features, shorts, docs, reality, live, TV, pilots, animation, comedy, sitcom, drama, web series, books, ebooks, anything scripted, this is for you. WGA and Non WGA accepted. The script must be either registered with Federal Copyright Office or the WGA. Submit today!

There are 20+ Categories with Winners announced for each!


Grand Prize Winner Receives:

This award encompasses it all: Story, Production Value, Above & Below the line teams and what story and how they put that story into a moving visual. Everything you need to finish your current project or get started on a new one.

A custom hand personalized New Media Film Festival Award Grand Prize Winner Award

  • 5 Studio Days in New Jersey at That's So Funny Entertainment Studio
    • Open Space Studio with high ceilings
    • Room for Office Use, Dressing Room, Green Room, Talent Holding -On Set Manager -24 Hour Security Alarm -Central Air Conditioning -Basic Electric Use -Designated Free Public Parking on Street -Restroom Facility
    • 3 Wardrobe Racks -Use of Portable Tables and Chairs -Kitchen area with Refrigerator and Freezer -Ceiling Fans
    • Storage Room
  • HBO meeting - a one hour phone or video skype meeting with our judge from HBO
  • Marvel meeting - a one hour phone or video skype meeting with our judge from Marvel
  • Music Supervisor & Owner Arpix Media Inc., Ron Proulx - a one hour phone or video skype meeting
  • $ 2,500.00 towards post deliverables from Mongo Media including
    • 100% Full Digital Evaluation QC
    • Digital Cinema Packages (DCP)
    • Closed Captioning
    • Subtitling
  • Casting Services for your project provided by www.SusanJohnstonCasting.com
  • Resources and Production Consulting provided by www.SelectServicesFilms.com
  • An opportunity for a Distribution deal

The Grand Prize Award Package and category winner awards are valued at over $45,000.00 and are non transferable. These are in kind services only and cannot be redeemed for cash. Good for one year from date of festival won at. Shooting date and camera type subject to availability.

Each Winning Category Receives:

  • A cutomized hand painted New Media Film Festival Award stating the category you won
  • Screenwriting club membership
  • All category winners get an opportunity for an Option/Production deal
The TOP 3 Script winners receive:
  • INKTIP Listing to assist in providing them exposure for their scripts. InkTip Script Listings provide writers with the opportunity to get their scripts read by InkTip's extensive network of producers, reps, manager, agents, and other qualified industry professionals.
  • THE HATCHERY PRESS One month free membership to take your screenwriting to the next level at the Larchmont based writing workspace & community It has 24/7 access, multiple different spaces to work in, free tea and coffee, printing, free classes & events and a range of cool discounts and perks. On top of that you get access to a community of writers of all levels, from Emmy Award winning TV writers to aspiring scribes.
  • SELL A SCRIPT One Year free listing in our Script Marketplace - Six month access to our Writers Rolodex $800 value each.
  • IPITCH.TV Term Membership

If you are not present when we announce your name at the Awards Ceremony, we will ship your personalized award upon receipt of a pre paid shipping label or the cost to ship.

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You must own the rights to submit your content. 

Each entry is considered for competition and distribution.

Up to 3 people review your content. If 2-3 of the screeners approve of your content based on our criteria, you are accepted in to the festival.

Judging Process
If your content gets accepted into the festival, the New Media Film Festival team will choose the top 3. Those top 3 chosen go before our judges to choose the winner.

We communicate via email 
We will notify you if you are accepted into the festival 
We may offer you distribution even if you were not accepted into the festival. 
We are proud to be able to move all kinds of content forward, to be seen, screened and monetize. 
There are no refunds. 
Thanks for submitting.

Rules and regulations New Media Film Festival: Terms and Condition Rules and regulations New Media Film Festival: By submitting your work to the New Media Film Festival, you are agreeing to this statement. In submitting this work, I am claiming that it is my own and that I hold all necessary copyright or have the permission of the appropriate owners of copyright to incorporate portions of their work. Yes, I am the creator and author of the work submitted. In the event that my entry contains the work of other individuals or organizations, I understand that it is my responsibility to obtain any necessary permissions and/or licenses. Yes, I have the necessary rights and/or permissions to use the visual elements in this entry. Entrants are responsible for transportation costs, insurance charges and any customs fees incurred when shipping to the festival.  Works submitted for jury selection will not be returned after the close of the festival. New Media Film Festival does not check to make sure that you have cleared these materials at any point during the application process, nor will we be held responsible for any inclusion of uncleared materials. It is the sole responsibility of the entity submitting the project to secure permission from the copyright holder of the material in question. Quite often, rights holders offer reduced rates for festival films, so you should contact them directly to avoid any possible rights infringements.  Submission fee is non refundable

No requirement for completed by date.

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

Projects may have distribution


Q: If I’m accepted, do I get a Badge?
A: If you are accepted into the festival, you receive one filmmaker badge that allows you into the entire festival happenings and screenings and discounts for more valid for a limited time. 

Q: If the site says Sold Out will tickets be available for no shows?
A: Yes. Feel free to show up, check at the registration desk for badges or tickets that become available. There is also a networking lounge that you can enjoy so come out and visit us at the festival.

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