New Media Film Festival screens innovative podcasts that push the boundaries of story & creativity.

Premiere podcasts from Lithuania, Canada, USA, Australia & United Kingdom are set to be part of global programming at New Media Film Festival® in Los Angeles & online. The 15th Annual New Media Film Festival® is set to be a vibrant hub of innovation and creativity, showcasing a diverse range of new media from around the globe.

Podcasts have become a significant part of modern media, offering a diverse range of content suitable for all kinds of listeners. 

The New Media Film Festival®  is a hub of creativity and innovation, and this year’s lineup includes some truly unique podcasts that are sure to captivate audiences. “Agents of Change” is set to explore the impact of science and research on societal issues, while “Second Act Actors” celebrates individuals who have made a dramatic career shift into acting. Additionally, the festival will feature the world premiere of “London After Midnight,” a podcast that revives a lost silent horror classic through a full-cast audio drama. These podcasts not only entertain but also inspire listeners to think about change, transformation, and the enduring power of storytelling.

Among the highlights is “Ain’t Slayed Nobody,” a U.S. premiere, is a thrilling podcast directed by Corbin Cupp that takes listeners on a supernatural journey through the haunted deserts of Texas, where the myths of the Cthulhu loom large and every step could be a brush with the unknown. 

Then there’s “Second Chance Actors,” a U.S. premiere, directed by Dr. Janet McMordie, which celebrates the resilience and determination of individuals who have made a dramatic career shift into the world of acting, proving it’s never too late to follow one’s dreams. 

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“The Sound of Things,” a U.S. premiere, directed by Aiste Ptakauske, offers a profound exploration of life’s rich tapestry through conversations with Douglas Quin, whose experiences as a composer and sound designer provide a wellspring of inspiration for anyone passionate about the arts. 

“Agents For Change,” a world premiere, directed by Phillip Crawford, tackles the pressing issue of violence against women, with ordinary Australians discussing the potential of science and research in preventing such violence before it begins. 

“London After Midnight,” a world premiere, directed by Jack Bowman and Kenton Hall, is a full-cast audio drama that resurrects the lost silent horror classic, providing a chilling experience that promises to captivate the imagination. 

Lastly,” We’re Alive Descendants” a world premiere, directed by Kc Wayland, is about a boy, Nicholas, who grew up in the shadow of his father, the late, great, Saul Tink. Little does he know that deep in the places where infected dwell, another descendant lies waiting. 

Each podcast brings a unique voice and perspective, contributing to the rich diversity of content that the New Media Film Festival® is known for. Excerpts from each nominated podcast is curated and created into a unique video to share with theater audiences. As the festival approaches, these podcasts are not just shows but cultural artifacts that represent the evolving landscape of media and the power of audio storytelling to shape our understanding of the world and each other. The festival, honoring stories worth telling since 2009, continues to be a beacon for all ages, cultures, and media, offering $45,000 in awards and featuring a judging panel with luminaries from Marvel, HBO, BBC, PBS, ABC, Emmys®, Simon & Schuster, Rolling Stone, Grammys®, and BMI. Full details at

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