MOBILE FILM COMPETITION

for the European Film Festival - Jordan 2017

For all creative minds & mobile filmmakers out there!

Do you love filming with your smartphone?

The European Film Festival (EUFF) 2017 in Jordan has partnered with SAE Institute Jordan, Zain Jordan & French Institute in Amman to launch a Mobile Film Competition


Hurry up and send your movie! Extended deadline is 28 November!

The submissions for the EUFF Mobile Film Competition are open in two categories:

  1. Fiction Film
  2. Documentary Film

The overall theme of the EUFF Mobile Film Competition in both categories is: ‘Diversity in Jordan’.

RULES & TERMS:

  • Age: Participants must be at least 15 years old;
  • Submission: only one film per filmmaker for each category (Fiction & Documentary) is allowed;
  • All films must by uploaded in high-quality on YouTube and must be filmed with mobile phones only;
  • Production equipment is allowed (eg. any equipment, lights, cranes, dollies, etc);
  • The video produced must be an individual creation, directed by a filmmaker him/herself.
  • Prize: One prize per film will be offered regardless of the number of people credited.
  • Submissions will start on 18 November 2017 and the last date for submitting the videos will be 23:00 (Amman local time) of 28 November 2017.

LENGTH of FILMS:

  • Short Fiction Film - 1:00 minute to 02:00 minutes including credits.
  • Documentary Film - 2:00 minute to 3:00 minutes including credits
  • If a submitted film has a different duration, it will be disqualified and not reviewed.

    FORMAT:

    • HD 720 YouTube (1080 or 720, but lower possible), Horizontal full screen.
      • If a submitted film is not in a required format, it will be disqualified and not reviewed.

      PRIZES:

      • Prizes are provided by the European Film Festival partners: SAE Institute Amman, ZAIN Jordan & French Institute;
      • Awards: Three prizes will be rewarded:
        1. Fiction Film Award - Videography short course provided by SAE Institute Amman, Mobile phone provided by ZAIN Jordan & free language sessions provided by French Institute in Amman;
        2. Documentary Film Award - Videography short course provided by SAE Institute Amman, Mobile phone provided by ZAIN Jordan & free language sessions provided by French Institute in Amman;
        3. Audience Award – Mobile phone provided by ZAIN Jordan & free language sessions provided by French Institute in Amman.
      • Fiction and Documentary Film Awards will be chosen by the Festival Jury. Audience Award will be voted by the EUFF audience;

      • The Award ceremony will take place at the Closing Ceremony of the EUFF on 2 December 2017.

        Hurry up and send your mobile film by 28 November (maximum 23:00 Amman time) to competition@saejordan.com