David Sedaris' The Learning Curve, a Shot on RED Entry, Won the Grand Prize in 4th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles CA

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Matthew Gray Gubler of Criminal Minds stars in the Grand Prize Winner. Best of Category winners include Matthew Modine's Full Metal Jacket Diary App, Lou Ferrigno's Digital Comic The Liberator and 16 other category winners.

Grand Prize Winners 2013 w/ Susan Johnston and Terry Rossio in center

A place of vibrancy and mirthful creativity....In short, everyone loved every second of being at New Media Film Festival. Go Harrison 98.7FM

With 84 New Media Films from 17 countries, there was an eclectic array of programming across all sectors of New Media. The Awards Ceremony for 4th Annual New Media Film Festival took place at the state of the art theatre The Landmark in Los Angeles CA to honor the Best of Category winners and Grand Prize Winner in the year long submission process leading up to this critically acclaimed festival.

Judges are from all over the world include FOX, Pixar, The Caucus, Grammy Awards, Gemini Awards and other Industry Leaders.

Luminaries Terry Rossio (Writer Shrek/Pirates of Caribbean/The Lone Ranger) Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket / The Dark Knight Rises / Transporter 2) and Eric Roberts (Dark Knight, The Expendables, Another World) were gracious and engaging with the filmmakers.

http://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com The Best in New Media....Honoring Stories Worth Telling announces these winners of the 4th Annual New Media Film Festival

GRAND PRIZE David Sedaris' The Learning Curve - US
3D CONTENT Digital Darkroom: The Art of 3D - US
3D INNOVATION Elysian Fields - Singapore
3D TRAILER Encierro 3D Pamplona, Running With The Bulls - Spain
ANIMATION Attack of the 50 Foot Hero - US
APPS Full Metal Jacket Diary - US
ART ON WALL Penguin Island - Australia
DOCUMENTARY Legal Stranger - US
EDITING AWARD sponsored by Moviola - Turbo Dates - US
LGBT The Plan - US
MACHINIMA The Last Syllable Of Recorded Time - India
MUSIC VIDEO Let Your Light Shine
NEW MEDIA The Giant Storybook Project - Germany, US, Canada
SHORTS The Whipping Club US
SNIPLERS – 30 second pitch SLEEPOVERLA - US
SRC - Socially Responsible Content The Last Supper
STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.- The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes US/Norway
TRAILERS The Lady In Number 6 - Music Saved My Life - US
WEB SERIES The Nix Side - Brazil

$45k in Awards from Kess Pro Studios, Greenhouse Studios, Final Draft, Media Services, Susan Johnston Casting, Select Services Films Inc, Athenaeum Hotel, Scripped, Entertainment Industry Council's SET Awards are given.

Each entry is considered for Screening, Competition ($45,000.00 in Awards) and distribution. All of the winners will be offered non-exclusive distribution.

Watch videos from the live stream until July 10 2013 here https://new.livestream.com/randomhouzeproductions/newmediafilmfestival.

“So what is 'new media' exactly?
Festival founder Susan Johnston defines it as "infinite possibilities." While that may seem broad, new media is broad. It's a vast realm with ever-changing tools and techniques encompassing any emerging methods of producing, delivering, and viewing of content from now into the unforeseeable future.

The festival's categories might present the clearest picture of what new media can consist of. “ – Huffington Post

New Media Film Festival intersects the interactivity of new technologies & formats for Media & Cinema which exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform. A festival that Honors Stories Worth Telling that are created by people of All Ages-All Cultures-All Media.

Submissions accepted year round.

Press Contact: Jan info(at)newmediafilmfestival(dot)com 310-288-1100

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