Are you curious for what the future holds?
What festival do you know holds inspiring musicians, innovation ideas, films, and a trade show all curated by
the innovators, the dreamers, and the believers of this generation ?
What festival gives you the opportunity to hear thoughts on
music, innovation, film, and promote your own endeavors at their very own trade show?



 is the answer to all of your questions.


 Brooklyn,NY is continuing the tradition by holding their 6th annual Northside Festival on June 12-19. Now in its sixth year, Brooklyn’s largest discovery festival is once again poised to highlight the best up-and-coming Music, Film and Innovation. Think about it, the cream of the crop sharing their knowledge with you! This festival is hosting up to 400 musicians, noteworthy speakers representing companies like Etsy, Vimeo, and Inc., their very own film festival, and to top it off, a trade show for entrepreneurs.



Northside Music (June 12-15) will bring bands from Brooklyn and beyond for a showcase of what’s next in music. A teaser of this year’s lineup includes Sharon Van Etten, Fuck Buttons, Titus Andronicus, Beach Fossils, Courtney Barnett, Omar Souleyman, Dan Croll, Eagulls, Mas Ysa, Luke Temple, Laurel and more, with curated shows from such neighborhood tastemakers as Pitchfork, BrooklynVegan, Sacred Bones Records, Captured Tracks, Ad Hoc, NYC Popfest, BreakThru Radio and The Deli Magazine. Per festival tradition, two huge free shows will be held at a 6,000-capacity space in McCarren Park on June 14 and 15.



Northside Innovation (June 12-13) is proud to present some of its most prestigious speakers yet, featuring: Chad Dickerson, Etsy; Kerry Trainor, Vimeo; Andy Dunn, Bonobos; Phin Barnes, First Round Capital; Jennifer Fleiss, Rent the Runway; Lockhart Steele, Curbed; Soraya Darabi, Zady; Mario Schlosser, Oscar; Amanda Peyton, Grand St., and many more to come!



Northside Festival also welcomes back to McCarren Park the Northside Trade Show on June 12-13, featuring hundreds of leading exhibitors including Moat, SendGrid, Ghostery, NYCEDC, Gilt Groupe, Handybook, One Fine Stay, The End Records and Brooklyn’s premier innovation and technology jobs fair.



Northside Film is pleased to announce Joana Vicente, Executive Director of IFP and producer of the films Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003) and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) as the 2014 Northside DIY Film Competition jury chair! She’ll be joined by Parker Posey, Ira Sachs (Love is Strange, Keep the Lights On), Matthew Grady (Factory 25) and Kentucker Audley (NoBudge Films, Sun Don’t Shine). The open call for submissions has been extended until March 10 – for more information on how to enter, visit:


Winners will receive a prize package totaling over $10,000 in value, including: complimentary filmmaker services at DCTV, a six-month community membership at the Made in NY Media Center, one year of IFP membership (including access to IFP’s resources and a subscription to Filmmaker Magazine), as well as a week pass to the 5-day Filmmaker Conference during Independent Film Week, a cash prize and special event to celebrate the winning short and feature hosted by Northside Film.


Northside Film will also partner with top critics and film organizations to curate programs for 2014 including: BAMcinemaFest, BOMB Magazine, DCTV, Factory 25, Film Comment Selects, Filmwax Radio, IFC Films, IFP, indieWIRE, N+1FR (the N+1 Film Review), Reverse Shot, Shooting People, and more!



So, what are you going to do?

Are you going to check out the

most life-changing festival of the year


bask in your sorrows because you missed it.


Early Bird Music Badges ($65), Innovation Badges ($245), Film Badges ($25), and Premium Badges ($275) are on sale now!

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