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The 121 New Media Films & Content from 32 countries that are nominees in the 11th Annual New Media Film Festival® voted. Resoundingly the nominees voted to have an online awards ceremony and forgo an in person festival this year. With 38 World – 15 U.S., and 30 L.A. Premieres and the first time a holographic digital comic and an AI implemented story character arc and the 1st touch rotation in AR are nominees.

The winners are:
11th Annual New Media Film Festival 2020
121 New Media Films & Content from 32 Countries, 38 World – 15 U.S. – 30 L.A. Premieres

Grand Prize Winner 2020: Nikola Tesla and the End of the World S2 E4
World Premiere!
Director: Leif Kaldor
Country: Canada
Two academics and a lost boyfriend use Nikola Tesla’s multiverse device to travel through parallel Brooklyns and bring him home. If they can get him out of debt, and avoid an interdimensional death cult.
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Category Winners 2020
BEST NEW MEDIA
Brothers Across Borders
US premiere
Director: Mikkel Keldorf
Country: Denmark, Turkey
BEST APP
Pearls of Wisdom: Chloe's Adventure
World premiere
Director: Newton Lee
Country: US
BEST MOBILE
Mason and Jay Save the World
US premiere
Director: John Woosley
Country: US
BEST DOCUMENTARY
Godspeed MC | For God and Country
Director: RJ Hall
Country: US
BEST AI
ZenMan In Love
US premiere
Director: Klaas Diersmann
Country: UK
BEST MIXED REALITY
Where Did All The Squirrels Go?
L.A. Premiere
Director: Xiaoyue Liu
Country: US
BEST DIGITAL COMIC
The Street Wanderer
World Premiere
Director: Silvia Le Brun & Omar Hechtenkopf
Country: Argentina & US

BEST MUSIC ONLY
The Astronot - Walk With Me
Writer: Pennan Brae
Country: US
BEST PILOT
Remotely Working
World Premiere
Director: Garrett Tripp
Country: US
BEST ANIMATION
Just Add Milk
L.A. premiere
Director: Sasha and Derek Cuneo
Country: US
BEST TRAILER
Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible
L.A. premiere
Director: Matthew Taylor
Country: US, France, Italy, Sweden, Germany
BEST FEATURE
The Anxious Taxidermist
US Premiere
Director: Jeff Dickamore
Country: US
BEST DRONE
Fly Greenland
L.A. premiere
Director: King Ho TANG
Country: Greengland
BEST SNIPLERS - 30 SECOND PITCH
Exiliados
L.A. premiere
Director: Garcia JC
Country: Canada
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
I've Got
US premiere
Written by: Dimitri D.Kwenda
Country: Uganda
BEST SHORTS
artHOUSE PARAINEN
US premiere
Director: Rolf Lindblom
Country: Finland
BEST PODCAST
Love Conquers ALZ - EP5 Leeza Gibbons
World premiere
Director: Kassi Crews & Susie Singer Carter
Country: US
BEST WEB SERIES PROMO
Couples Therapy
L.A. premiere
Director: Michaela Zannou
Country: US
BEST WEB SERIES
Nikola Tesla and the End of the World S2 E4
World premiere
Director: Leif Kaldor
Country: Canada
BEST STEAM
Lost Cities
L.A. Premiere
Director: Jennifer Moslemi & Marita Davison
Country: US
BEST STUDENT
Red Earth
World Premiere
Director: Michael Kenny
Country: Australia
TOP 3 SCRIPTS
Giving Up Ground
Wild Geese
The Echo Worlds
BEST SCRIPT
The Real Thing
Written by: Matthew Papadopoulos
Country: Australia
BEST SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE
Choosing to Be a Good Friend
L.A. premiere
Director: Denise Schamens
Country: US
BEST TV
The Last Rodriguez EP 1
Director: Tania Luna
Country: US
BEST VR-360
Gravity VR
US premiere
Director: Fabio Rychter
Country: Peru
BEST AR
The Sun and the Wind
L.A. premiere
Director: Christopher Ruane
Country: US

A live musical performance by Heavenly Reyna, a Teen Trilingual Award-winning Actress & Songwriter who plays 5 instruments and writes & sings songs in Spanish, Chinese & English rounded out the exemplary programming.
New Media Film Festival is nothing like your ordinary film festival. In creating unconventional categories, that reflect the current state of content creation, the festival sheds light to some of the most groundbreaking emerging storytellers in the age of digital innovation. And with $45,000 in grand prize awards that include a meeting with Marvel, HBO and Arpix Media, creatives of all types are given the chance to elevate their careers and projects to an entirely new level.

The New Media Film Festival is now accepting submissions for their 12th edition of the festival which is scheduled to take place June 2-3, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

Contact info@newmediafilmfestival.com
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Grand Prize Award winner, Six Figures, No Suits – Web Series 2019
L-R Rich Mongo, Antonia Roman, Six Suits Director & son. Philip Hovrath, Susan Johnston, Barry Goldberg