A REBEL MINDED FESTIVAL
ARMF 2020 Update
We've been closely monitoring the situation regarding the COVID-19 virus and heeding the guidance of officials from both the State of New York and New York City. Due to the outbreak, we have decided to Host A Rebel Minded Festival 2020 in July as an online festival in which you can experience from the comfort of your home. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and appreciate your understanding with this decision.
ARMF 2020 Film submission will remain open for those who are still interested in screening their content. For those who have already submitted their content, you will receive further information via email about the online screening. We want to assure our filmmakers that we are fully committed to honoring everyone who has submitted to the festival.
A Rebel Minded Festival will be returning this July, with a day dedicated to film. ARMF Film will showcase cutting edge independent media from content creators who aspire to bring untold stories, thought-provoking projects, and music inspired visual cinema to the audience of innovative and unapologetically creatives and visionaries.
ARMF is a 3-day summer cultural festival that represents the grand stage for all independent innovators, creators, pioneers, and revolutionaries to express themselves through Film, Fashion, Art, Comedy, and Music among a community who genuinely respect and support the independent culture. It is a platform for independent creators to showcase their work, further develop and expand their network with like-minded independent organizations, brands, and individuals.
ARMF Film will feature independent content creators who will be screening original shorts, features, documentaries, animation, experimental, reality or unscripted videos, interviews, talk shows, commercials, lifestyle and cooking videos, performance videos such as comedy, music, drama, and video series. ARMF welcomes submissions in all genres and visual forms. So long as they are not obscene or offensive. ARMF celebrates works of quality that unquestionably contribute to the progress of the independent culture arts as well as encourage the development of the art and creativity within.
REGULAR DEADLINE: June 1, 2020
All proceeds go towards supporting Rebel Minded Media’s mission to provide an independent media platform for content creators via Rebel Minded TV and A Rebel Minded Festival. This is not a completion, it is a screening to showcase content from independent creators and provide them with resources and a network to expand their audience. There will be no awards presented, however, all content creators who have been selected to screen their content will receive a content creator’s care package. care packages are growing as we speak but will not be announced until the night of the festival.
ALL ARMF Content submitters have the opportunity to have their content stream on Rebel Minded TV. If a film has screened at ARMF, it is automatically eligible. Submissions to ARMF include free submission to RMTV. Content submitters have the option to opt-out should the placement interfere with a distribution deal.
Rebel Minded TV is an online video on demand platform powered by Rebel Minded Media, with the mission of bringing independent media to a worldwide audience while helping content creators earn exposure and revenue for their work. Dedicated to documenting the stories of individuals as well as the experience and culture that make up our community. RMTV showcases work that represents the diverse voices of the independent creative scene. Its library consists of original content as well as licensed programming from content creators.
Should the media be selected to stream on RMTV. A License Agreement must be signed explaining the terms of the contract. Which states that you own all the rights to the work and that you are allowing us to stream it on a non-exclusive basis.
Rebel Minded Media offers content deployment plans to increase promotion and awareness of the content. Should the content receive any net profits from the deployment plan or any other collaborate projects, it will be split with the content creator.
As a Participant of A Rebel Minded Festival, you also have the opportunity of making money off of ticket sales, through the ARMF Affiliate Program. Promote the event and get attendees to purchase tickets using the promo code that you’ll be given. You’ll receive credit for any ticket sales that come through said promo code. In addition, attendees who use your promo code will receive a discount on A Rebel Minded Festival Tickets (great sales pitch). If your film is selected you will receive further details about our ARMF Affiliate Program.
Content Creators can submit their work via Film Freeway. ARMF is a Gold Festival on Film Freeway, so Gold members receive a discount on all submissions.