New Optics Film Festival

The New Optics Film Festival

A Festival for the Next Generation of Filmmakers

New Optics Film Festival is a film festival for the next generation of filmmakers and content creators! New Optics Film Festival is an annual event held by Notre Dame High School and Columbia College Hollywood.

Winners will be awarded by a judging panel of industry professionals in the following categories:

  • News Broadcast
  • Documentary Short
  • Narrative Short
  • Music Video
  • Public Service Announcement (PSA)
  • Animation Short

The top three winning videos will be screened during our festival. Our industry professional judges will determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category in an awards ceremony following the screening.

We invite you and your guests to explore:

Film Screenings

Exhibitors

  • New Filmmakers LA

Workshops

  • RED Digital Cinema
  • Virtual Reality
  • Screenwriting
  • Canon
  • Animation
  • Acting
  • Cinema

Guest Speakers/Industry Panels

  • Kelly Edwards – VP of Talent Development and Programming, HBO
  • Sujata Day – Sarah – Insecure (HBO TV Series)
  • Courtney Reed – Jasmine – Aladdin (Broadway)
  • Gustavo Quiroz – Juan – Instant Family (Drama Feature)
  • Craig Hayes – The Hate U Give – Editor
  • Christine Swanson – Chicago PD – Director (ND Parent)

Lunch With The Pros

Lunch 1: 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch 2: 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

  • Beth Dubber – 13 Reasons Why -Set Photographer
  • Michael Goi – American Horror Story – Director/DP
  • Daryn Okada – Mean Girls – DP
  • Abdul Malik Abbott – Ayanla, Fix My Life – Camera Operator
  • Amy Rhodes – The Ellen Degeneres Show – Writer
  • Mark Pellington – Imagine Dragons: Next to Me – Director
  • Jennifer Tate – Love Land – Producer
  • Jonathan Langager – Josephine and the Roach – Director
  • Jay Lehrfeld – FOX Fall TV Preview – Director
  • Lisa London – Hannah Montana – Casting Director
  • Karl Landry – F is for Family – Editor
  • Greg Feingold – Marshall from Detroit – Director
  • Stacey Stanley – Masters of Horror – Producer
  • Britt Tumpletter – Executive Assistant to Sarah Paulson
  • Tara Aquino – GGN: Snoop Dogg’s Double G News Network – Producer
  • Keertana Sastry – The Cloverfield Paradox – Casting Department

…AND MUCH MORE!

March 16, 2019
10:00am – 4:30pm
@ Columbia College Hollywood

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