1. Cinephone is for filmmakers who make productions exclusively with Smartphone

2. The festival allows short films of all genre of cinema, accepts films of all types of cinema and genre (Drama, humour, sci fi, terror, narrative, experimental, animation, thriller)

3. There is no limitation on the number of films submitted by the same participant

4. The submitted short films must be shot with smartphone and it's very important indicate smartphone brand and model. It's allowed to use any software to editing, post-production or treatment of images

5. All persons or private spaces that appear in the short films must do so under their consent. We don't accept short films that containing discriminatory material and/or violate the dignity of persons.

6. The short films must be owned of the author or authors and unpublished earlier in the festival

7. The short films must not exceed 15 minutes

8. The short films must submitted through the online platform filmfreeway at following link: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/cinephone

9. All non-English foreign-language films must be subtitled in English (and if possible in Spanish) The foreign-language films that are selected as finalists must be subtitled in Spanish.

10. The period for submission of short films is from February 1 to July 31 of current year. The films submitted after this date will not enter at current edition of the festival

11. Participants agree Reproduction and dissemination of their short films with informative or promotional purposes related to the festival

12. The Cinephone International Smartphone Film Festival requests a small contribution of $10 dollars to all participants to cover the costs of managing the festival

The organization will pre-select a maximum of 20 short films finalists on all those submitted within the deadline indicated above, to grant the following prizes:

JURY AWARDS
A jury formed by professionals (outer to the festival organization) values the technical, narrative and originality and they decide the First and Second Jury Award.

Our sponsor DREAMGRIP will give a complete pack of its products to the first and second prize of Cinephone 2018

The winner of the first prize will get direct access as a finalist of the Independent International Film Festival of Elche (FICIE) in its category MOBILE FILM MAKER
http://www.festivalcineelx.es/

SPECIAL MENTIONS
The organization of the festival among the highest rated short films finalists by the jury will decide who to give the following mentions :

Best Script
Best Photography
Best Soundtrack
Best Interpretation

GLOBAL MOBILE FILM AWARDS
**The 5 best short films of Cinephone 2018 will automatically go to the "Grand Final" of the festival Global Mobile Film Awards in San Diego - California, to compete with the best filmmakers in the world of film made with smartphone**

BASES OF PARTICIPATION

1. Cinephone is for filmmakers who make productions exclusively with Smartphone

2. The festival allows short films of all genre of cinema

3. There is no limitation on the number of films submitted by the same participant

4. The submitted short films must be shot with smartphone and it's very important indicate smartphone brand and model. It's allowed to use any software to editing, post-production or treatment of images

5. All persons or private spaces that appear in the short films must do so under their consent. We don't accept short films that containing discriminatory material and/or violate the dignity of persons.

6. The short films must be owned of the author or authors and unpublished earlier in the festival

7. The short films must not exceed 15 minutes

8. The short films must submitted through the online platform filmfreeway at following link: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/cinephone

9. All non-English foreign-language films must be subtitled in English (and if possible in Spanish) The foreign-language films that are selected as finalists must be subtitled in Spanish.

10. The period for submission of short films is from February 1 to July 31 of current year. The films submitted after this date will not enter at current edition of the festival

11. Participants agree Reproduction and dissemination of their short films with informative or promotional purposes related to the festival

12. The Cinephone International Smartphone Film Festival requests a small contribution of $10 dollars to all participants to cover the costs of managing the festival

HOW TO

The organization selects a maximum of 20 finalist short films about the films accepted in the official section. Cinephone has two awards and four special mentions about the finalists short films.

JURY AWARDS

A jury formed by professionals (outer to the festival organization) values the technical, narrative and originality and they decide the First and Second Jury Award

POPULAR AWARD

In the current 7th edition of 2018 this category is provisionally suspended

SPECIAL MENTIONS

The organization of the festival among the highest rated short films finalists by the jury will decide who to give the following mentions :

Best Script
Best Photography
Best Soundtrack
Best Interpretation

AWARDS AND SHORT FILM SCREENING

September 29, 2018 in the Barradas Auditorium of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain.

The Jury and/or the organization reserves the right to modify the rules or declare the contest void if it thinks fit

Taking part in the festival implies acceptance of these rules

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  • Wonderful experience! Great contest!
    Grazie mille!

    October 2018
  • Rafa Vázquez

    ¡Fue un gran festival! Muy bien organizado y entretenido

    November 2017
  • Cecil K Mathai

    Loved the whole experience and really grateful to everyone involved!

    November 2017
  • akhilesh tripathi

    what happen with this fest....plz reply me

    April 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Sorry,
    We don't understand your post.

  • Ganeshkumar Shetty

    Thanks you for the support

    December 2016
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    Response from festival:

    Thanks for participate in Cinephone