Mobile Film Festival : 4 Grants to win

Dec 16 2016 / Jan 3 2017

In 2016, the Mobile Film Festival is back for its 12th edition. As in the past editions, rules are simple : 1 mobile - 1 minutes - 1 film.Make your own story and submit your film before January 3rd on www.mobilefilmfestival.com

Mobile Film Festival

The 12th Mobile Film Festival will take place in France between 8 November 2016 and 28 February 2017.

The Organiser will initially make an official selection (hereinafter ‘the Official Selection’) of around 50 Videos from all the Videos submitted by Entrants and validated by the Organiser.

This Official Selection will then be posted to the Organiser’s website www.mobilefilmfestival.com and its mobile offshoots, as well as to Facebook, Wat, YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and all video platforms dedicated in particular to the Mobile Film Festival, or any other website dedicated in particular to the Mobile Film Festival.

From 24 January 2017 to 21 February 2017 inclusive, online visitors will be able to vote for the Video(s) of their choice from the Official Selection made by the Organiser.

Votes can be cast on the Organiser’s website mobilefilmfestival.com, with voters having to sign up to the Organiser’s Facebook application beforehand for their vote to count, subject to a maximum of 10 (ten) votes per day and per user profile

At the end of the period set out above, the Video with the most votes will be declared the winner and the Entrant having posted it online will be awarded the ‘Audience Award’.

The number of hits for Videos and the number of comments posted regarding them will in no way influence the counting of votes.

The winner of the Audience Award will be announced during the ‘Mobile Film Festival’ ceremony on 28 February 2017.

In tandem with the selection of the video awarded the ‘Audience Award’ a, between 24 January 2017 and 21 February 2017 the jury will identify a number of winners from the Official Selection made by the Organiser.

The jury will be made up of professionals from the world of cinema and the visual arts.


Awards

These winners will be presented with the following awards (hereinafter referred to collectively as ‘the Jury Awards’):

  • Grand Prize France. The winner of the ‘Grand Prize France’ will win 15,000 (fifteen thousand) euros to finance all or part of the production of their short film and will benefit from the support of a producer to complete their project

 

  • Grand Prize International. The winner of the ‘Grand Prize International’ will win 15,000 (fifteen thousand) euros to finance all or part of the production of their short film and will benefit from the support of a producer to complete their project
  • Screenplay Award. The winner will win a writing grant of 3,000 (three-thousand) euros sponsored by the Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC).
  • Best Director Award. The winner will win a writing grant of 3,000 (three-thousand) euros sponsored by the Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC).
  • Award for Best Actor
  • Award for Best Actress
  • Best Vertical Film Award

HOW TO SUBMIT?

  1. Shoot your film with a mobile. The sound can be recorded separately.
  2. Editing, special effects and sequence shots. Enjoy the thrill of creating your own film. Only one rule: 1 minute maximum!
  3. Upload your film to: www.mobilefilmfestival.com before Tuesday 3rd January 2017 23.59 GMT
  4. Once the film has been uploaded, you'll receive an email containing instructions for completing your registration. You'll receive an email on how to connect to Dotsub and complete your registration.
  5. On Dotsub you'll need to subtitle your film in your own language. This stage is an obligatory part of validating your registration. You'll also be able to add subtitles in other languages.

  And here you go! You're done! Good luck!  

Read this article in: Français, Eesti, Русский,

Save the date: debate night about democracy and digital on November 30

Nov 30 2017 - Tallinn

The French Institute in Estonia and CitizenOS are organizing a debate night about the digital transformation of our political systems on November 30th at the theatre NO99 in Tallinn. How do politicians, academics and activists perceive the limits of representative democracy in 2017 and for the...

Read more

French café on October 18

You have notions of French but no partner in Tallinn to practice? That's why we created our "French Café" sessions.The idea is to meet and have a casual conversation in French, in a friendly atmosphere, while sharing a snack. Participants are split into 3 groups depending on your level...

Read more

Focus on French culture at Vaba Lava 2017-2019

Aug 14 2017 / Aug 19 2019 - Tallinn

The focus of Vaba Lava for the 2017/2019 seasons is Francophonie and French culture ! French curators José Alfarroba and Tristan Baran will present performances related to “Big Data” and “post-truth”. These performances are the result of a competition for theatrical projects. More than...

Read more

Musical “Désirée”, from 24th March to 9th April 2017

Mar 24 2017 / Apr 9 2017 - Tallinn

This musical tells the story of the daughter of a silk merchant from Marseilles. She became the beloved of two of the most powerful rulers of the 19th century: Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and King Charles XIV John of Sweden. She was engaged to the former, then married to the latter, and she would go...

Read more

IF Pass – the partners card for the students of the French Institute

Sep 4 2017 - Tallinn

The French Institute’s partners card offers discounts in several restaurants, cafés and shops in Tallinn. Taking lessons at the French Institute, also means being part of a francophile network, bringing together all friends of French culture and gastronomy! Our partners are: The restaurant...

Read more

Lamp designer Céline Wright in Talinn

Recognized for over 20 ears of works with lamps handcrafted using purely natural materials, Céline Wright will present her monumental new work "Sails" in Estonia. The public will be able to discover her work and creation process during a workshop on September 28th from 17:00 to 19:00 at...

Read more

New French language courses in October

Tallinn

In October, two additional French language course groups are set up for beginners : On Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm, twice a week with professor Anu Arumäe On Wednesday from 12 pm to 2 pm, once a week with professor Tiina Alep These courses for beginners are conceived for...

Read more

coursesFrenchworkshop