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Mingle Media TV to Sponsor Audience Choice Category at New Media Film Festival San Francisco
MMTVN’s Audience Choice category sponsorship in the New Media Film Festival San Francisco gives web series added visibility and promotion supporting the new media community and creators and gives a voice to their fans
The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web, and Tech. The event will feature the Best of New Media and includes Short Film, Mobile, Games, Web Series, iApps, Animation, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. Screenings include Sundance, Cannes, Los Angeles and World Premieres as well as the best local San Francisco Bay Area talent working in new media. Panel discussions and demos will highlight New Technology, Financing & Monetization, the Convergence of Media, and where Traditional Media meets New Media. New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area is produced in partnership with Producers Guild of America, NATPE, IAWTV, and San Francisco Writers Conference with judges from Pixar and ILM.
“We’re excited to bring the event to SF Bay Area to embrace its unique blend of technology and creative talent.” Said Susan Johnston, founder of New Media Film Festival. “We’re honoring stories worth telling and showcasing The Best in New Media – discovering What’s New, What’s Next.”
The “Audience Choice” category invites web series creators who have three or more episodes, less than 60 minutes in length in the following unscripted and scripted genres: Action/Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Music/Performing Arts, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Special Interest, Sport/Fitness, War and Socially Responsible Content. The audience gets to vote daily for their favorite submissions with the winner being selected to have their series screened at the San Francisco event. The Grand Prize winner will be selected at the New Media Film Festival Los Angeles event delivering more than $14K in prizes in May 2011. For more details, please visit: http://www.minglemediatv.com/
“MMTVN was delighted to be given the opportunity to sponsor this category at the New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area,” says Stephanie Piche, founder and CEO of Mingle Media TV. “Over the past 30 months, we’ve been involved in producing and marketing new media from video to mobile; so supporting web series creators through an “Audience Choice” voting category not only helps promote their work but gives added visibility to our growing community.”
Mingle Media TV currently produces over 40 hours of live and episodic web TV interactive programming each week. MMTVN's expert content providers create a social Web TV experience where the show hosts and audience engage in a real-time conversation on topics they are interested in. Advertisers benefit from an integrated ad approach, where the hosts talk about products, which later become meta-tagged content on the Internet as part of their sponsorship.
About New Media Film Festival
The New Media Film Festival brings together Industry Professionals and Content Creators across Film, TV, Games, Publishing, Mobile, Web and Tech. Founded by Independent Filmmaker, Susan Johnston and launching in Los Angeles, June 2010, the three-day event features the Best of New Media and includes Short Film, Mobile, Games, Web, iApps, Animation, Technology Platforms, and New Film Technologies. Screenings at the November 2010 NMFF-SF event include Sundance, Cannes, Los Angeles and World Premieres as well as the best local San Francisco Bay Area talent working in new media. Panel discussions and demos will highlight New Technology, Financing & Monetization, the Convergence of Media, and where Traditional Media meets New Media. New Media Film Festival-SF Bay Area is produced in partnership with Producers Guild of America, NATPE, IAWTV, and San Francisco Writers Conference. New Media Film Festival (San Francisco and Los Angeles) are currently accepting submissions at https://www.newmediasubmissions.com. For more information about the Festival and/or sponsorships, please contact Susan Johnston, the Founder, and Director of the New Media Film Festival, at 310-288-1100 or info@NewMediaFilmFestival.com
About Mingle Media
Online, new media and live web TV network company, Mingle Media TV executive produces, and broadcasts over 40 hours of web series and event coverage each week. Our audience reach online is over 250,000 weekly views of our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts and are currently in the top 20,000 websites in the US. Our video coverage, web series and live broadcasts are promoted via Twitter, blog posts, Facebook and other popular social networks; in addition to airing live on the iPhone, Blackberry, and Android platforms and syndicated through Blip.TV and over 15 syndication sites including Daily Motion, YouTube, Boxee, Roku and as an iTunes podcast. MMTVN's web TV shows feature lifestyle subject matter experts and social media content providers from celebrities, authors to bloggers including executive producing two shows with Emmy award winners. MMTVN also covers Hollywood celebrity and charity events from the red carpet and behind the scenes. Some of the events MMTVN has covered in 2010 are IPTVFest, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, AOF Fest, Daytime Emmys, Saturn Awards, Streamy Awards, People's Choice, StaytunedTV Awards, Summer Evening of Shorts, plus several Web Series Premieres and A-list Celebrity Fundraisers. The founder, Stephanie Piche, has been a panelist at the past two Digital Hollywood conferences speaking on web series and monetization of media, in addition to being a member of the WebTV Workshop Pro-Panel. Mingle Media TV is also hosting the Audience Choice Category in the New Media Film Festival (San Francisco / November 2010 and Los Angeles May 2011 for Web Series Creators.) For more information, please visit http://www.minglemediatv.com.
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