Who are we?
Founded in 2005, the Mobile Film Festival is an international Festival of short-length movies, based on an simple principle: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film.
The aim: discover, support and accompany talents from the whole world to become tomorrow’s directors.
The choice of the mobile phone enables to ban all economic constraints so that anyone may contribute in the same conditions. The use of the same technology by all participants, moreover an accessible material, bestows a democratic and equalitarian aspect to the Festival, at an international scale! In addition, the Festival decrees strong narrative and script writing obligations – tell a story in a minute – with the aim of identifying the most promising young authors and directors.
The Mobile Film Festival is a 100% digital festival, thus aiming at reaching the largest audience. Yet, its short and creative format, as well as the technical quality of the films, enable a broadcasting of the films on all screens: smartphones, computers, TVs, cinema theaters, …
Over the last four years, Mobile Film Festival has held 5 international editions, receiving 4,000 film entries from 132 countries, notching up 78 million views and giving out €229,000 in prizes!
Disclaimer: The official selection and awards do not imply endorsement by the partners
This year, Mobile Film Festival is inviting African directors who live on the continent to create a film according to the following simple principle: 1 Mobile – 1 Minute – 1 Film.
There are no topic restrictions.
Call for films: early March – 4 May 2020
Online Festival: 4 June – 25 June 2020
Award ceremony: early July
The Latest Edition
For its 14th edition, the Mobile Film Festival has celebrated Human Rights, in partnership with YouTube Creators for Change, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the European Union in the framework of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).