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NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

Mission Statement


NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation.

About Us


The NewFilmmakers Series began over ten years ago in New York at the famous Anthology Film Archives, screening over 500 features, 1600 shorts and is New York's oldest and leading screening series. Many well known films have debuted and been discovered at NewFilmmakers including Too Much Sleep, Zero Day & Blair Witch Project.
Each month, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) presents red carpet screenings of documentary, short and feature films that have been submitted from all over the world, followed by a Q&A with each films director.  The program also offers a special after party so the audience can meet the filmmakers and incredible talent involved.