The 2016 Urban Nomad Film Fest received more than 400 open submissions in 2016, including 40 films over 60 minutes in length, 295 short films and 72 music videos. Aside from Taiwan, films were submitted from Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, the US, France, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and other countries.
This year’s Urban Nomad will have a great lineup of films looking at artistic revolutionaries in the present and recent past. Here are a few films we’re really excited about!
Urban Nomad will hold 2016 activities starting with an outdoor music festival on April 16, followed by a string of warm-up events and culminating with 12 days of film screenings at the Wonderful Theater in Ximen from May 12 to 22.
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We are looking for native Chinese speakers in the following positions: film competition festival administration interns For more details on how to apply, please check the Chinese version of this article.
Taiwan’s Shopping Design Magazine presented an award to Urban Nomad Film Fest on Friday, Dec. 18, naming as one of the “Best 100” of 2015 in the category of exhibitions and events. The magazine gave awards in ten categories at the awards ceremony, with awards given to ten exhibitions and events in that category.
Urban Nomad was recently ranked among Taiwan’s top 10 film festivals, according to data analysis of Internet sentiment as expressed by users on Facebook, PTT, and thousands of Taiwanese websites in a survey conducted by DailyView.tw. Urban Nomad made the list even though DailyView used the wrong Chinese characters in their search terms — possibly biasing the data. Hey, that’s OK! We still made the list and they gave us a really nice write-up:
2015 Touring Schedule: Taichung Special Rock n Roll Film Night: Lamb of God: As the Palaces Burn Time: 6/26 (Fri) 20:00 Place: TADA Ark Address: #362, Sec 3, Fuxing Rd, Taichung Ticket: $200 (limited to 400 tickets) — free entry for Heart Town Festival VIP ticket holders Purchase Tickets: 華娛售票系統 Location: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Address:…
Read the review (Chinese only)：http://www.punchmagazine.hk/2015/urban-nomad-2015/
The Taipei leg of the Urban Nomad Film Fest came to a close on May 17, closing five weekends of events. So far, it has been Urban Nomad’s most successful year yet, with more than 20 international film directors, producers, festival organizers and musicians traveling to Taiwan for festival events and the festival’s strongest ever film…