Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual New Urbanism Film Festival! There are over 20 events happening this year at the festival. Most events are $10-20. A few are free! Click here to read the entire line up of events! What's the Best Deal? How to get the most bang for your buck? Buy a … Continue reading Tickets are now on sale!
This year the New Urbanism Film Festival introduces a fun new aspect of the festival: a filmmaking competition! We figured we have these filmmakers, we have these leading urban thinkers shaping Los Angeles. Let's connect them to each other so we can capture this dynamic moment of growth for Los Angeles. What is the Urbanism … Continue reading What is the Urbanism Filmmaking Challenge?
When I (Josh) first pitched the idea of The New Urbanism Film Festival. The first question everyone asked was "are there enough films about urban planning in need of a festival?" I was convinced there were! From my research I found no other film festival dedicated to urban planning. Except a film screening series in … Continue reading Other Urbanism Film Festivals (they do exist)
From an unpublished interview on another blog. Last year, the New Urbanism Film Festival screened over 50 short films and feature length documentaries. Each had an emphasis on improving the built environment for the future. In 2015, the festival will be in October and submissions are still open. If you have a film you’d like to … Continue reading Early Reviews of Submissions
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Film Festivals are a great way to enjoy films, but the real attraction is the chance to interact, socialize, and learn with the filmmakers. If you've attended film festivals before, you've probably seen a Q&A where an interviewer asks all the filmmakers to march down to the pit of the theater, stand in front of everyone uncomfortably, dwarfed by … Continue reading A Different Kind of Q&A
If we can create an outlet for filmmakers to share their work about urban planning and build an audience for urban planning films, we will garner better urban planning films. Better films about urban planning will create a better educated public on urban planning issues. A better educated public on urban planning issues will yield … Continue reading What’s the theory behind the New Urbanism Film Festival
We are pleased to hosting the New Urbanism Film Festival at the ACME Theater in Hollywood The ACME Theater is the perfect space for Film Festivals. With Blu-Ray projection and 120 plush seats, it is the perfect blend of high-tech and intimate in one setting. Perfect for viewing, Q&A sessions and panel discussions. The ACME Theater … Continue reading ACME Theater
CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2013 New Urbanism Film Festival Feature Films / Short Films / Super Shorts / Webseries Do you have a feature film, short film, webseries, short doc, or video essay that explores the city? Admires architecture? … Continue reading Call For Entries
The New Urbanism Film Festival is honored to have the support of Photographer Bryan Lovell. Most of the photos used on our website are courtesy Bryan Lovell. Bryan shoots nature, urban and human photos all over California. During the weekend of the New Urbanism Film Festival, Bryan will be leading a photo safari of downtown … Continue reading Sponsor Profile: Shots of Whiskey Photography