We are training and supporting the next generation of content creators and storytellers with the Young Urban Mediamakers (YUMs) program. Young Urban Mediamakers is a group of middle and high school students ages 12-18 who are interested in the film/TV industry. Videopalooza is the annual competition of YUMs held during the annual Urban Mediamakers Festival. Videopalooza his taking place Tuesday, October 19, 2020, 1-2p EST. Get the details at https://umff.com/youngurbanmediamakers.html.
5th Urban PitchFest 2021
The 5th Urban PitchFest 2021 is happening Saturday, October 16, 2021 virtually. We are connecting UMF 2021 writers and other content creators with producers, directors, writers and crew members. | 7:00-9:00 p.m. | Register free and join us https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FWrAGrJZSm2MP-Vc8O_5oA
UMF 2021 Animations and Music Video Competition Spotlight
We are celebrating global Animations and Music Videos on Friday, October 15, 2021. Join us for this free event – https://umff.com/umff-schedule.html.
Janol “Mecca” Holmes, COO, Supernatural INC at 20th Urban Mediamakers Festival 2021
We invite you to join the Urban Mediamakers Friday, 10.15.2021 for a day celebrating ANIMATIONS AND MUSIC VIDEOS and our guest Janol “Mecca” Holmes, COO, Supernatural INC – culturalist, film producer, song writer, music product. Register NOW https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FWrAGrJZSm2MP-Vc8O_5oA.
20th Urban Mediamakers Festival
Festival day passes are FREE for the 20th Urban Mediamakers Festival (UMF). UMF 2021 is running October 11-24, 2021 with virtual and in-person events. All digital projects in competition are streaming on our platform – UrbanFlixToGo.com.
Get FREE tickets for independent films, panels, networking and awards with events happening virtually and in-person! Checkout UMF 2021 schedule now.
Rebranding of Urban Mediamakers Film Festival
The Urban Mediamakers Film Festival is rebranding to Urban Mediamakers Festival during the 20th edition of the annual event. “We are rebranding to reflect the evolution of content creation and the creatives behind it all. With creatives in web series, podcasts, comic books, gaming, virtual reality, etc., we have changed our name to Urban Mediamakers Festival,” said Cheryle Renee Moses, founder and producer of the festival.
It’s Giving Tuesday. Donate to Our Creative Relief Fund
Support the Urban Mediamakers Creative Relief Fund on this #GivingTuesday with a tax-deductible donation. https://www.urbanmediamakers.com/creatives-relief-fund/
Khari Wyatt’s Audio Play “Speakeasy”
Here is an interview with writer Khari Wyatt before the election for his audio play, SPEAKEASY, produced by Antaeus Theatre Company as part of their Zip Code Plays series. Wyatt is a member of the Urban Mediamakers.
And The Winners Are…
Congratulations to the winners of the 19th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival! We are so proud of you and excited to have you as a member of our family.
Over 100 Content Creators In Competition at UMFF 2020
Congratulations again to the exceptional projects of the 19th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, running October 12-25, 2020 online. Thanks to COVID-19, we have changed the delivery of our festival to reach the masses around the world!