Be Moment's Next Creator: New NYC Film Festival Searching For Talent

For all of you budding #iPhoneXPhotographers, your time has come. On March 31st, 2018, Moment Lens Co. is hosting its first ever Moment Invitational Film Festival — a short film showcase “dedicated to the mobile creative," and they're searching for one more film to present for the grand prize of "$3,000 in rad gear, a trip to NYC to debut your film at the premiere, and a chance to party with some of your favorite Youtubers and filmmakers."

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The festival will feature 11 3-minute long suspense films, all shot by creatives via smartphone devices. While there are already 10 set spots for the festival lineup, including powerhouse YouTubers Andrew T. Kearns, Shantell Martin, and Mango Street, Moment hopes to unearth one more talented filmmaker for the last slot.

Here are more details for film submissions: 

  • All films must be submitted by 11:59 pm PST on February 27, 2018

  • All footage must be shot on a smartphone at 1080p or higher

  • All films must be submitted via this form

    • Uploaded to Youtube with a title “‘Film Name’ | Moment Invitational Submission | by Filmmaker name”

    • Use the tags “Moment,” “Shot On Moment,” “Moment Invitational,” “Mobile Video,” and “[Device Type].” 

  • If you use music, you must own the rights

  • Must be 18+

  • Mandatory attendance to the film festival in NYC on March 31, 2018 

Check out the full scoop here.

For tips on making your mobile films stand out, stay alert for our soon-to-come Creator Gear Guide.