27/07/2012

Cairo holds first mobile phone film festival

Submission deadline: August 31

Opportunities, Egypt

Cairo holds first mobile phone film festival

The Arab Company for Film Production and Distribution has launched the first edition of a festival purely for films made with smart phones or tablets. 

The Cinemobile Film Festival aims to encourage the use of mobile phone cameras in the film industry, thanks to which now anyone can produce and share a film online.

Amir Ramsis, the festival’s creator and artistic director, has called for submissions on the festival’s website.

The festival is for documentaries and fiction films no longer than 20 minutes. 

Awards will include: Best Film, Best Director, Best Script, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Documentary, a Special Jury Prize, and an Audience Award.

The list of winners will be published in September.

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