Watch videos of the presentations that will be the basis of the films premiering at the Urbanism Filmmaking Challenge.
Cities are alive, they grow and evolve, and our festival reflects that--growing and evolving to include new topics, new themes, new brands of filmmakers.
2015 Winners The 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival, the third annual edition here in Los Angeles, was bigger than ever. The festival began with a sold out screening of East LA Interchange on opening night, followed by a Q&A with Councilmember Jose Huizar. Over the four day weekend event, hundreds of attendees saw films about cities … Continue reading Official Announcement: 2015 NUFF Winners
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?
We have officially closed submissions on the 2015 edition of the New Urbanism Film Festival. This year we received a total of 241 films. We'll spend the next month reviewing the films and announcing the participating films in this year's fest. We'd like to thank all of the filmmakers. The films we've reviewed so far … Continue reading Submissions closed.
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From an unpublished interview on another blog.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
We are happy to announce that we have received 200 submissions! Submissions are coming in from all over the world for the 3rd Annual New Urbanism Film Festival. The festival will be held in Los Angeles October 8-11. Submissions are open until June 30 for feature films and July 31 for short films. The New … Continue reading 200 submissions!
The New Urbanism Film Festival is the only film festival dedicated to engaging the public on issues of urban design. We strive to be a venue for films that explore, explain and celebrate quality urban design. Most importantly, we want to share stories about people making their city a better place. Submitting is easy for filmmakers … Continue reading Call for Entries: New Urbanism Film Festival
February 1st is the first day of submissions for the 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival. The 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival will be held in Los Angeles during the month of October. Submissions can be short or feature length films on the topics of urban planning, architecture, street art, public transit, economic development, walkability, tactical … Continue reading Submissions now open for 3rd Annual New Urbanism Film Festival