Mobile Film Festival : 4 Grants to win

December 16, 2016 / January 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!  

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