Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is now in its third year. Ireland’s only International Film Festival dedicated to filmmakers exclusively using mobile devices (Phones & Tablets) takes place this year on the 25th January 2020. The festival will screen a selection of short films, documentaries, animations and music videos, along with an educational workshop.
With over 200 entries from more than 25 countries, Awards Categories include Best Fiction, Music video, Documentary, Animation, and Best 360/VR film with entries restricted to no longer than 15 minutes in length. The festival programmers have assembled an outstanding program with strong original concepts and inventive use of the technology. This year they have teamed up with Teeling Whiskey and Pair Mobile t put together the event with outstanding prizes from Feiyutech Ireland, Shoulderpod, Axisgo, Indievice and Shoulderpod to provide amazing prizes for our category winners!!!
The festival was founded by Robert Fitzhugh, a filmmaker who has previously worked for the Reel World Film Festival in Canada and more recently as part of the PR and marketing team for the Fingal Film Festival.
“We just could not believe the success of the festival in the past two years. We sell out each year before the doors even opened. It really demonstrated to us just how popular the notion of Smartphone Filmmaking has become. This year it’s been even bigger. We doubled our submissions and the quality in just two years has moved forward at a phenomenal rate. With Smartphone films like Stephen Soderbergh’s HIGH FLYING BIRDS there has never been a more interesting time to explore smartphone filmmaking. This is what the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is here to do; to encourage the next generation of filmmakers to create their stories using their phones and to provide them with a platform to present these stories to a wider audience”
The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival will take place in the Teeling Whiskey Distillery in New Market on the 25th of January from 07:00pm to Late.
Tickets are 15 euro and are on sale now
You can find out more information on https://www.dublinsmartphonefilmfestival.com/
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