UMFF 2017 Schedule

Schedule | Film Screenings, Panels & Workshops

The internet, digital technology, social media and mobile devices have completely transformed the storytelling process. Presented by the Urban Mediamakers Association, the 16th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) celebrates artists, filmmakers, writers, actors and digital content creators who are using new technology and distribution models to create a multitude of interactive projects. These projects entertain and invoke thought for change. With the continued lack of diversity in Hollywood and mainstream media, UMFF gives African, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic and Latino storytellers an opportunity to showcase their artistry, compete with peers, hone their skills through educational series and interact with public supporters of independent storytelling.

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Festival Main Location:

  • Cinefest Film Theatre at Georgia State University | 66 Courtland St,, Atlanta, GA USA - October 7-10, 2017

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 | Lawrenceville, GA
  • Opening Night UMFF 2017 Mixer | Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta's ArtBar | Join us for drinks, signature dishes, installations by local artists and networking | 1775 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, Georgia | 5:00-9:00p | FREE

 

Friday, October 6, 2017 | Atlanta and Lawrenceville, GA
  • AfroFuturism in Technology: Mobile App and Game Design and Development | An introduction to app and game design and development process. No experience necessary. Hands-on training | FREE [Get Tickets]
  • Urban Mediamakers SpeedCollab at Toppings Pizza Lounge |Food, drinks, entertainment and networking | 495 Whitehall St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 | 7:00p - Until

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Cinefest Film Theatre and Meeting Rooms at Georgia State University

AfroFuturism Logo

  • Film Screenings in Competition | 1:30-8:00 p.m. | $5 [Get Tickets]
  • Young Urban Mediamakers Videopalooza 2017 Competition - Middle and High School Students - FREE - ALL YOUTH UNDER THE AGE OF 18 ATTENDING MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. No exceptions. This is a rule of Georgia State University and by attending this screening series, you acknowledge that you understand this rule and agree to it. UMFF nor Georgia State University will not be liable for any youth under the age of 18. [Get Tickets]
  • AfroFuturism Festival - Black Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror and Gaming 2017 | 2:00-8:00 p.m. | The Urban Mediamakers inaugural year presenting the black perspective of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. | $30 Youth 12 and under FREE [Get Tickets]
  • Panels and Workshops | Education/training for actors, artists, filmmakers and writers. | 1:00-8:00 p.m. [Get Tickets]
  • UMFF 2017 After Party/Networking | Toppings Pizza Lounge | 495 Whitehall St, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 FREE | [More information]

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Cinefest Film Theatre at Georgia State University

Urban PitchFest - Urban Mediamakers

  • Film Screenings in Competition | 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. | $5 [Get Tickets]
  • UMFF 2017 Announcement of Top 10 Writers and Live Scene Reading of Top Three Scripts | FREE [Get Tickets]
  • Urban PitchFest 2017 | Connecting exceptional urban content creators with investors, producers, directors, studio/production executives, agents and managers | [Get Tickets]
  • UMFF 2017 After Party/Networking | Toppings Pizza Lounge | 495 Whitehall St, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 FREE | [More information]

 

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Cinefest Film Theatre at Georgia State University
  • UMFF 2017 Lunch at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market | Noon - 1:30 p.m. | 209 Edgewood Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA [More information]
  • Film Screenings in Competition | 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. | $5 [Get Tickets]
  • The Confederacy and Columbus Day Lies :: Film Series and Open Discussion | Special Guest: Dr. Wilmer Leon, III Ph.D., author and SiriusXM radio show host. [Get Tickets]
  • UMFF 2017 After Party/Networking | Toppings Pizza Lounge | 495 Whitehall St, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 FREE | [More information]

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - Cinefest Film Theatre at Georgia State University
  • UMFF 2017 Lunch at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market | Noon - 1:30 p.m. | 209 Edgewood Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA | [More information]
  • Film Screenings in Competition | 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. | $5 [Get Tickets]
  • Awards Presentation and Closing Night Film | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. [Get Tickets]
  • Closing Film Series Competition | 8:00-9:30 p.m. | $5 [Get Tickets]
UMFF 2017 Festival Spotlight
  • Event:
    AfroFuturism Festival
    Celebrating Black sci-fi, fantasy, horror and gaming
  • Connection:
    Urban PitchFest 2017
    Up close with industry professionals.
  • Writers:
    UMFF 2017 Live Script Readings
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