The 3rd annual Brand Film Festival showcases the year’s most artistic, creative and effective branded content films, from YouTube videos to long-form documentaries. This unique gathering honors a new generation of marketing storytellers, while rewarding the brands, agencies, and craftspeople leading the way in their fields.

Entry deadline: January 22

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2017 Films

Officially selected films from the 2017 Brand Film Festival New York.


Breaking barriers with branded content

By Chris Uettwiller

Chris Uettwiller, executive producer and partner of Oscar-nominated production company Dirty Robber, discusses the importance of fluidity in creating compelling content

David Beebe: Brands need to think – and act – like a media company

By Joann Whitcher

The Emmy-award winning producer says brands need to transform to a ‘consumer-first’ content marketing mindset

Otto Bell: Good branded content is not a silver bullet

By Elizabeth Morales

Chief creative officer says it must recognize “a real desire for some kind of value exchange”


Jury Chair

Jae Goodman

CEO, CAA Marketing, a Stagwell Media and CAA Company

Andrew Saunders

head of global brand strategy, Tastemade

David Beebe

executive producer, David Beebe Projects

Jen Dennis

head of VR, RSA Films

Jessica Lauretti

global head of RYOT Studio, RYOT

Kerstin Emhoff

co-founder & president, PRETTYBIRD

Kyle Ranson-Walsh

director, branded experiences, Discovery

Mary Gail Pezzimenti

VP, Mashable Brand X, Mashable

Otto Bell

chief creative officer, Courageous