The Mobile Film Festival is calling for action against climate change

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The call for films is open until October 16th 2019

In partnership with YouTube Creators for Change and United Nations Climate Change, the Mobile Film Festival (MFF) opened its 15th edition with a call for contributions. In the context of absolute climate urgency, the MFF joins the campaign ACT NOW on climate change, launched by the UN General Secretary, Antonio Guterres.

1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film

This year, the Festival returns with the rules that made its success: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film​. The call for films is open until October 16th 2019 on www.mobilefilmfestival.com.

With the theme ACT NOW on climate change​, the filmmakers are invited to submit films presenting desirable futures which are being built right now through numerous initiatives of committed citizens and NGOs around the world.

Anyone can contribute

The main goal is to reveal and support the talents of tomorrow​. By giving the floor to filmmakers of all geographical and cultural horizons – each film is strong, committed and unique​. The Festival’s 100% digital aspect and its creative and brief format allow broadcast on all screens: mobile, tablet, computer, TV and cinema. Last year, the MFF received over 700 films from 81 countries and reached an audience of 21 million views​.

In previous years, the short-film festival has been defending values of equality and discovery by eliminating economic constraints through the use of mobiles and free registration – while promoting the creativity of directors who must tell a story in one-minute maximum.

Win €20.000 for a professional film

The two Grand Prizes of €20.000 each will allow the winning directors to produce in one year a short film with professional means and the help of a producer. Two other €3.000 grants will allow the winners to join writing residencies.

The one-minute films from around the world should make people think and most of all, make citizens, political and economic decision-makers act.

We still have time, but the clock is ticking – so let’s ACT NOW on climate change! For inspiration, watch a short trailer:

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