Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

Norcross, United States

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30 Aug 2020

Published: 01 May 2020
 Has submission fees
Short films
Feature films

The Urban Mediamakers Festival (UMF) is a not-for-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization that has evolved into a festival that promotes and supports independent content creators and multimedia productions — animation, advertising/marketing campaigns, blogs, commercials, film, music, new media, podcasts. print, television, video YouTubers and web series. Guided by past wisdom and reflecting the new and exciting generation of new technology, we are dedicated to thinking out of the traditional box as we pursue our dreams courageously.

"Content Creators Changing the World, One Project at a Time" is the theme of the 18th Urban Mediamakers Festival, October 10-16, 2019 in Atlanta, Duluth and Lawrenceville, Georgia. Recognizing media as a powerful tool of choice for entertaining, informing, and inspiring, this annual content creators' festival showcases international independent media emphasizing work produced by or featuring individuals of color - African, Asian, Black and Latino.

UMF brings an exciting and creative atmosphere that encompasses cultural diversity, with activists, content creators, artists, writers and TV/movie buffs together under one roof to meet, collaborate and strategize for world change!

Actors, artists, bloggers, content creators, filmmakers, graphic designers, mobile app developers, musicians, podcasters, producers, YouTubers and writers have an opportunity to gain exposure for their projects, compete for the best-of-the-best with prizes in each category, attend industry-related educational series, along with excellent collaboration and networking.

Movie buffs, content creators, independent film and mix-media supporters have the opportunity to see a diverse group of superb films and projects from creatives that are independent with a vision.

The festival includes:

-- opening reception and premiere.
-- script reading featuring a scene from the top three screenplays in competition.
-- independent film screenings in competition.
-- showcase of bloggers, podcasters, and mobile app developers.
-- Urban PitchFest 2019
-- 3rd AfroFuturism Fest 2019 - Black sci-fi, fantasy, horror and gaming
-- workshops and panels.
-- Videopalooza 2019 - middle and high school screening series.
-- producers/distributors seeking independent films.
-- awards presentation and closing event.
-- closing night film.
-- audience award.
-- filmmaker and writer collaboration sessions (SpeedCollabs).
-- winning films will be showcased in the Urban Mediamakers Content Creators Tour - locations to be announced.
-- all official selection films will receive a distribution deal with UrbanFlixToGo streaming service.

UMF attendees have an opportunity to network with their peers and executives for collaborations on future projects, as well as interact with an audience that supports independent mediamaking.

YOUR film or script will make our festival phenomenal! Submit to UMF 2019 today!

Peace and blessings,
Cheryle Moses

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

 Fiction  Documentary  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental

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