VR Excellence from UK, Canada, Germany, Taiwan & Netherlands premiering – 15th New Media Film Festival┬«

Los Angeles – The New Media Film Festival® Film festival enters 15th year, will be hosting its annual event June 5-6th  in Los Angeles/hybrid. On hand are some of the moguls from a variety of top entertainment companies like Marvel, HBO, Rolling Stone, ABC and more as nominees vie for $45,000 in awards.

What sets this festival apart from so many others is how boundary pushing in the New Media space they continue to be. Since 2009 all ages, all cultures and all media have benefited from 1st’s that were implemented to position and engage creators on new levels.  For VR, There is a mix of in person experiences as well as online teasers with Q & A from the creators.

Full schedule here www.newmediafilmfestival.com/events

Announcing 2024 VR lineup:

After Dinner Speech

Director Mark Bellinger

Country United Kingdom

Premier World

A trio of brilliant scientists meet in a remote location to decide how to proceed after making a world-changing discovery. Can they agree on a mutual way forward, or will their friendships be fatally challenged?

Granville & Georgia: 150 Years in VR

Director Brian Walters

Country Canada

Premier L.A.

This VR film allows the viewer to watch the evolution of this famous intersection, starting with the Old Growth Forest all the way to today’s City of Glass.  From the Stanley Steamer to the Tesla Cyber truck, this film also highlights the evolution of the automobile as the viewer is treated to an amazing original score, effortlessly propelling them into the next coming decade.

Nirwana Gold

Director Andreas Waldenmaier

Country Germany

Premier L.A.

A multi-sensory virtual reality trilogy that offers the viewer three different spiritual experiences. An individual film, soundtrack, perfume and ice cream flavour was created for each VR experience.

Vertical Healing

Director Yunqing Guan, Huibo Hu, Xintong Li

Country China

Premier U.S.

Having grown up with colour blindness and autism, Freddie has developed rock climbing as a way of life, healing himself in the “flow” and giving back to the disabled community through it.

Alone Time

Director Kai-Ting Kao

Country Taiwan

This VR game aims to immerse players in a world of imagination. By engaging in interactive gameplay, players have the opportunity to experience and reflect upon their initial encounters with various aspects of life.

“The New Media Film Festival seemed like an outlier when it started in 2009, with their strange categories, web series, 3D storytelling, digital comics, now all of a sudden these phrases are the new normal. The NMFF is always looking to the future, challenging creators, the market and the audience to discover new storytelling. There are not many festivals pushing the limits.” Oscar Winner Nicholas (Nick) Reed

Murchison Falls: A Wildlife Adventure

Director Peter van Apeldoorn, Daan Tan

Country Netherlands

Premier L.A.

This immersive experience showcases the park’s extraordinary beauty and its diverse ecosystem, where the Victoria Nile river flows through lush forests, savanna plains, and powerful waterfalls.

Elephants serve as the central focus, with stunning close-up encounters that reveal their complex social behavior and intelligence.

The Abandoned Library

Director Judi Alston, Andy Campbell

Country United Kingdom

Premier U.S.

In a future Northern England devasted by climate change, an environmental worker uncovers an abandoned library where books and technology have fused into the architecture and landscape to create new stories.

About New Media Film Festival®

Founded by Susan Johnston, stands as a beacon of innovation and creativity in the digital age. Celebrating stories worth telling since 2009, the festival has been a platform for both established and emerging content creators, showcasing a diverse range of media and technologies. With a commitment to pushing the boundaries of expression, the festival has become a must-attend event for visionary creators and enthusiasts alike, especially in the realm of virtual reality where it continues to inspire excellence and foster groundbreaking work.

Contact: Crystal@newmediafilmfestival.com

Phone Number: 310-288-1100, Address: 2355 Westwood Blvd. 381 Los Angeles CA 90064

Website: https://www.newmediafilmfestival.com

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