You can film with a mobile phone or a tablet.
You can use accessories (removable items such as a microphone, stabiliser, filters, removable lenses, etc.)
No, only with a mobile phone or a tablet.
1 minute maximum, including credits.
All audio-visual forms are accepted: fiction, documentary and all genres, too: romance, horror, science-fiction, western, drama, period, thriller, Z movie, comedy, action, war film, etc.
Films using motion-capture and/or special effects added during editing are more than welcome, as long as the images themselves were filmed using a mobile/tablet. Films comprising only graphic animations without any live action are not permitted.
There is no set theme, you can let your imagination run wild!
Selection is open to films of fiction or documentaries only, we will not consider any advertising films.
Yes. The entry form allows you to list all the members of your team and their role.
Yes and No. You must hold the rights to the music you want to use in your film, or, have been authorised to use it by the author or its rights holders – see SACEM https://www.sacem.fr/. You may be asked to provide a certificate.
Yes, you can enter as many films as you like free of charge. It’s free to enter.
REGISTERING FOR THE MOBILE FILM FESTIVAL
You should receive an email after submitting the online form. This may take a few minutes. If you still haven’t received anything 24hrs after registering (don’t forget to check your junk mail!), please contact our team: email@example.com.
Subtitles are compulsory in the film language. This is a prerequisite in order for your film entry to be accepted. Note: do not embed the subtitles in your film, you must add them using our partner Dotsub.com when submitting your entry (you will automatically receive your login details by email so you can subtitle your film, free of charge and in just a few minutes).
We will not accept films with embedded subtitles. You must create or import the subtitles via our partner Dotsub.com when submitting your entry: once you have completed the form, you will automatically receive your login details by email, so you can subtitle your film in just a few minutes.
HOW DO I SUBTITLE MY FILM USING DOTSUB?
No, please use the login details we send you by email.
In this case, please use the same username and password you used in the year you entered. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it here: https://dotsub.com/login.
Yes. Once you have completed the entry form, you will receive an email confirming your registration or explaining how to add your subtitles on Dotsub, if your film needs to be subtitled.
You should receive a confirmation email between 30 minutes and 1 hour after finishing your subtitles on Dotsub. If you still haven’t received anything after 24hrs (don’t forget to check your junk mail!), please contact our team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The official selection will be announced on our website on 30th January 2018. All entrants will also receive an email informing them whether they have been selected or not.
50 films will be selected this year, 25 French films and 25 international films.
The officially selected films can be viewed on our website, Facebook page and YouTube account from 30th January 2018, as well as on the big screen during the prize-giving ceremony which will be held in March 2018 in Paris. Don’t forget you can also visit our “Showings” pages to keep up to date on all the Mobile Film Festival’s cinema/TV screenings. (link to page)
The winner of the BNP Paribas Grant may choose the producer they wish to work with, in agreement with the organisers of the Mobile Film Festival. If the winner does not know any, we will put them in touch with producers in their country.