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The Universe Multicultural Film Festival seeks to bring to the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from the world; Committed to enlightening the public with a unique international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities. The Festival focuses on showcasing diverse cultural and heritages films, supports the creation and advancement of innovative and artistic cinematic works of both emerging and seasoned filmmakers, and proudly embraces the passion, independent spirit, and vision of these talented artists. With the integration of the local community and educational institutions into all aspects of the Festival, the Festival stimulates an interest in the study and appreciation of film and encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to participate and share the harmonious universe.

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A National Song from The Tibetan Plateau ——The film " Tibetan Horse" is in International Promoting and Shooting

After experiencing the challenging winter of wind, snow, and severe cold, the snowy Tibetan plateau ushered in the midsummer of the year while the calendar turned to June. Tibetan Horse, a large-scale national epic film that has completed the shooting of winter scenes, has also been busy shooting summer horse racing scenes in Tibet. Qinghai Mantanhong Culture Media Co., Ltd., Xining Baita Art and Culture Communication Co., Ltd., Sichuan Miding Media Co., Ltd., Qinghai Linshui Media Co., Ltd., an...

Maeya Films discovered Marilyn Monroe's Incarnation-- Diana Madalina Puscasu

Diana Madalina Puscasu, the newest artist signed by Maeya Films, attended a high-end social dinner in Beverly Hills on May 25th as a member of the Maeya Culture Exchange Group . The social dinner was held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills to celebrate the Medal of Honor by the French Government to Ms. Josette LeBlond, one of the leading French chefs in the Los Angeles area. As a representative multicultural group in the United States, the Maeya Culture Exchange Group was honored to witness...

The 19th Universe Multicultural Film Festival successfully concluded

It has been two years since the last Universe Multicultural Film Festival, and changes have taken place all over the world. The Universe Multicultural Film Festival, a brand of ethnic film celebration for nearly two decades, has withstood the impact of the pandemic and the global economic downturn. After two online and postponed events during the pandemic, it finally returned to the beautiful California coast as scheduled in April 2022. As always, the enthusiastic California sunshine welcomes fi...

The 2022 Universe Multicultural Film Festival is on schedule at April

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With the Southern California coast enjoying another sunny spring, the 19th Universe Multicultural Film Festival will be held this April in Los Angeles. This is the first time that the UMFF can be revived after two years of COVID-19 challenges. National cultures are the common cultural treasure of all mankind and the whole world. The development of social trends makes cultural styles tend to be the same, but what really fills our hearts with confidence and pride is the national culture of each na...

The 2022 Universe Multicultural Film Festival is on schedule at April

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With the Southern California coast enjoying another sunny spring, the 19th Universe Multicultural Film Festival will be held this April in Los Angeles. This is the first time that the UMFF can be revived after two years of COVID-19 challenges. National cultures are the common cultural treasure of all mankind and the whole world. The development of social trends makes cultural styles tend to be the same, but what really fills our hearts with confidence and pride is the national culture of each na...

Maeya Film new production “ Tibetan Horse”is filming in China.

Tibetan Horse, a large-scale ethnic theme film produced by Maeya Films, held a grand launching ceremony in the Gannan Tibetan area a few days ago. The film is directed by young director Jade Li and starred by Cooper Budan, a famous Chinese minority actor. Maeya Films joined hands with Qinghai Mantanhong Culture Media Co., Ltd., Xining Baita Art and Culture Communication Co., Ltd., Sichuan Miding Media Co., Ltd., and Qinghai Linshui Media Co., Ltd. to co-produce the film.   Cooper Budan,...

Save the Date for a Better Time – 2021 UMFF in August!

With more and more people got vaccinated worldwide, we have been gaining hope for getting our life back soon in 2021. More and more public locations opened gradually sent us the optimistic signal of having our festival event on site this year. We couldn’t wait any longer to see our filmmaker friends from all over the world to gather again in the beautiful SoCal, and we have our faith in having it this year. As an international film festival with a long history of 17 years, Universe Mult...

Join the 2021 UMFF This July in Hollywood~!

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  With a brand new start of 2021, everything that changed by COVID-19 started getting in control gradually. Even though we couldn’t get over all the trauma that happened in 2020 so easily, we still have to keep moving forward to embrace a better life without getting pulled by the past.     As an international film event with a solid 17 years of history, Universe Multicultural Film Festival has been welcoming filmmakers from all over t...

The 2020 San Diego International Kids’ Film Festival Award Ceremony is Around the Corner~!

To filmmakers from all over the world, there was never a year that could be as challenging as 2020. Each corner on earth was facing an unpredictable tomorrow and no one could tell the date of everything gets back to normal. Under such a condition, the 17TH San Diego International Kids’ Film Festival didn’t stop its journey. For all the love from filmmakers, participants, and everyone who has been looking forward to SDIKFF every year, the committee held on with strength to off...

2021 Universe Multicultural Film Festival Calls for Entries!!

As 2021 approaches, the 18th Universe Multicultural Film Festival is now calling for entries from all over the world! The Universe Multicultural Film Festival will be held in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, south of Hollywood on April 2 - 4, 2021. The Palos Verdes Peninsula, located on the picturesque Pacific Coast south of greater Los Angeles, driving distance to Hollywood, the heart of the global film industry. As the top ethnic-themed international film festival, the Universe Multicultural Film...

SHOW YOUR MUSIC TO THE WORLD~!

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The award ceremony of the 2020 San Diego Internationa Kids' Film Festival will be released soon in weeks~!! With 16 years of solid history, the San Diego International Kids' Film Festival has been playing the leading role in the kid's theme film festivals worldwide. Not only for the films, but SDIKFF also have the categories for music films and music contest! If you are a musician who's been working hard to show you talent to the world, this would be your best oppor...

2020 UMFF ONLINE AWARD CEREMONY IS AROUND THE CORNER~!

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    Congratulations to all the winners of the 2020 Universe Multicultural Film Festival~!!   It was a challenging time for each and every filmmaker this year under such a global uncertainty, with applying the social distancing rule, many industries have to pause the regular pace to meet the requirement of public health situation. At this extremely tough period of time, the UMFF committee created the first online award ceremony to fulfill all the filmmakers' d...

Animators and Creators, Let Me See Your Hands~!!

Welcome to the 2020 submitting season of Epic ACG Fest~!! As a sister-festival of UMFF&SDIKFF, EACG Fest has been growing very fast in the past six years~!! COVID-19 limited our normal life paths but all the creators would never lose their freedom of creating amazing new art!! As a very special year this year, the EACG Fest committee changed the former event style to an online event. Especially with the good experience applied with UMFF and SDIKFF, EACG Fest will follow the same pattern a...

It's Never Too Late To Have a Dream - SDIKFF EXTENDED THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE

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    With over 16 years of history, the 2020 San Diego International Kids' Film Festival supposed to be held in the upcoming August. Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 uncertainty, the SDIKFF committee has to postpone this international kids' theme film event just like most of the public events this year.   In the past 16 years, SDIKFF built up its solid reputation with high standard film festival quality and opened the door to all the kids and yout...

Amazing Stories Told by Music from Eiko Jin

  With decades of music training background, Eiko Jin started her music journey as an opera singer and eventually landed in the composer field to where she found her true passion. It was not common to see someone redirect her career track after somehow settled, "but the calling from film music was too strong," Eiko said, "I have to respond."   As the composer of three international film events, Eiko uses her music to connect all the cul...

Musicals with Hundreds of Years History - Award-winning Musicals for You!!

The award-winning musical "Cheng Ying Rescues the Orphan" was one of the most successful musicals presented by Maeya Musical. To build up a bridge across the pacific ocean, Maeya Musical has been producing Chinese Yu Opera from Broadway to Hollywood. During this special time period, it's perfect timing to discover more styles of beauty in stage art by checking the Maeya Musical productions on Amazon. As simple as shopping on Amazon like always, not you can order the most popular mu...

The Love to Your Families - Family Movie Series by Maeya Films

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It's not all about the negative sides of the required quarantine, it also could be a perfect time to stay with your families. Watch films with families was always the best time. Today we want to introduce a few of the family films that distributed worldwide by Maeya Films.   As one of the top film distribution companies between the US and China, Maeya Film was not only a film production company but also representing and distributing lots of Chinese films in the North America. During t...

A Window to the Oriental - School Movie Series by Maeya Films

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As one of the top film distribution companies between the US and China, Maeya Film was not only a film production company but also representing and distributing lots of Chinese films in the North America. During this very special time period, we will share this news with you proudly for introducing our films on the Amazon home video platform. Most of our selections are award-winning and family friendly, it’s perfect for people who want to know more about the real China besides the fancy me...

Meet the Entrance of Multicultural Film World.

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    With more than 15 years of history, the Universe Multicultural Film Festival (https://umfilms.org/) has reached a height that could not be ignored by the film industry. It created a unique style of a film festival that will benefit all the attendees the most. In early April every year, UMFF would be hosted in the beautiful Los Angeles, Southern California, the heart of the film industry. Filmmakers from all over the world in different languages with different ethnic backgrou...

2020 Epic ACG Fest Now is Calling for Entries~!

As one of the most exciting international ACG events based in California, 2020 Epic ACG Fest (EACG) is just around the corner!  EACG is an international event that included animation, comic art, gaming and cosplay in one place. To promote the Geek culture in a Hollywood style, EACG screened animation films from worldwide; host panels for the audience with the international artists face to face; with professionals from the industry to direct different workshops and unforgettable ...

Updated Dates for 2020 UMFF (5.29-5.31)

According to the recent status of the global coronavirus crisis, the committee of Universe Multicultural Film Festival has to make this tough decision to announce that the 2020 Universe Multicultural Film Festival has to postpone the series of events dates for a better consideration for filmmakers worldwide. Due to the latest event schedule, the submission deadline of 2020 UMFF would be extended to April 30th (https://filmfreeway.com/UniverseMulticulturalFilmFestival), and the n...

The 2020 Univere Mulitultural Film Festival will be postponed to a later date

The 2020 Universe Multicultural Film Festival’s producer Lynn Tang and her production team would like to publicly announce that the 2020 Multicultural Film Festival will be postponed to a later date. It is necessary for us to delay the festival in order to best equip our global members and to give our audience the best presentation of all the international participants in the festival this year. The 2020 Universe Multicultural Film Festival will still be held at the same venues with th...

The 17th Universe Multicultural Film Festival Call for Global Entries.

  The upcoming Universe Multicultural Film Festival (UMFF) will be held from April 3-5, 2020 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California. Rancho Palos Verdes is located on the southern Pacific coast in the Los Angeles area with a nick name as Hollywood Rivera, UMFF been working on the multicultural exchange to provide an open platform for the films from all over the world in different languages with different ethnic background. As a full-scale international film festival, UMFF i...

The 16th annual Universe Multicultural Film Festival was successfully concluded on Sunday, April 7th.

This year’s Universe Multicultural Film Festival took place from April 5th to 7th in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The film festival showcased over 100 films from over 15 different countries and regions around the world, all of which were competing within six different categories. Film makers and enthusiasts from all over the world gathered along the California coast to participate in this collaboration and celebration.   Throughout the three day festival, attendees were able...

2019 UMFF"​ Pitch& Catch "​ Panel

Univeres Multicultural Film Festival " Pitch & Catch" Panel started from 2013 edition and welcomed by all film makers from worldwide. The pitch & catch panel at the UMFF is a place of endless opportunity for all individuals in the filmmaking industry. Our panel of industry professionals will discuss various topics presented to them by a moderator. At the panel, all attendees will have to opportunity to have face to face interactions and individual meetings with investor...

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