Our Founder:

Susan Johnston, the President of Select Services Films, Inc. an award-winning production company which is also certified DBE, has a casting division and is Founder/Director of New Media Film Festival. My first film a 35mm color film noir short Room 32 which won two awards, received distribution and was requested by Spiderman 3 for their production team.

Founded the critically acclaimed New Media Film Festival ® in 2009 to honor stories worth telling in the ever-changing landscape of media, Legendary judges cull over the content for the annual festival in Los Angeles that offers screening, competition ($45k in awards) and distribution opportunities. Currently, there are over 600 titles in their library.

Since 2000, a pioneering new media producer including the 1st series for Mobile, 1st AR series, 1st to distribute micro-content. Producing Stan Lee Comic Con panels and the Marvel Comic feature Prey: Origin of the Species to name a few. Knighted in 2017 for work in Arts & Humanity.


Rolling Stone Columnist, Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences Interactive Media, Emmy Judge,  SAG, AFTRA, BMI, Digital Cinema Society, Ink Tip Mag Contributor, Founder/Director New Media Film Festival



“Your ability to throw flame retardant on a fire out of control just at the right moment has kept me from throwing my I-Mac’s and G4’s out of the 2nd floor windows of the office building!”
Scott Hanock, Executive Producer/ tvfilmbiz.com

Thank you very much for all of your amazing work in the past couple of years. “Christina Marouda, Founder/Director IFFLA Industry Leadership Awards Luncheon

“I appreciate your talent, your voice, your resources, your humor, your beauty, your grace and your love.” 
Berry Deal, Executive Producer/ Dreams Awake