Josiah Media Festival

Open only to filmmakers 21 years old and younger, the Josiah Media Festival is URBAN-15’s annual nationwide film and media event. It is named after Josiah Miles Neundorf, a talented film and media artist from San Antonio, Texas who passed away in 2006 as a result of osteosarcoma. Despite his short twenty years with us, Josiah expanded the lives of those around him through his brilliance, joy, and determination to create outstanding work amid the physical ravages of illness. In honor of this artist, his parents Marcus and Nancy Neundorf and the URBAN-15 Group created the Josiah Media Festival, an annual film festival designed to showcase outstanding works by young film, video, and media artists.

Now in its 12th year, the Josiah Media Festival is one of the longest running youth film festivals in the United States!

The Josiah Media Festival 2019 Call for Entries has officially begun!

Click the image above to enter your film today or click the links below for more information!

Click Here to Enter Your Film Today

Click Here to Read the Josiah Media Festival Guidelines

Click Here to Learn About Festival Prizes and Winners

Watch the 2018 Josiah Media Festival First-Place Animation Winner, Raccoon and the Light by Hanna Kim


The Josiah Media Festival is supported, in part, by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts and Culture, The San Antonio Film Commission, VuTURE ART, and Friends of URBAN-15.

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