Pocket Cinema Film Festival to Hold Competition for Smartphone Film-makers

The Pocket Cinema Film Festival is back. First held in 2015, PCFF is an international event which invites aspiring film makers to showcase their film-making talent through smartphones.

It is a one of its kind film festival being held in Pakistan. After the tremendous response last year, it is expected that this year will bring in a large number of participants. Famous Pakistani film makers and celebrities will be present at the event, looking forward to provide mentorship opportunities to a new generation of aspiring film makers.

The film festival is also holding a competition for film-makers. Lets take a look at their short-films competition this year.

Requirements for Submission of Short Films

Those who wish to become part of the competition should take a look at the rules and regulations.

Firstly, all submitted videos need to be original, should not infringe any copyrights and be appropriate for all ages.

The length of the videos being submitted should be of:

  • 3min-4min duration for the first short-film category,
  • 7min-10min for the second short-film category,
  • 4-5 minutes long for music videos.

The use of a mobile device is necessary for the competitors.

There is no restriction on the genre and editing of the video on films.

For more information and detailed rules about topics, file formats, size, editing, age/content restrictions, check here.

Film Submission Deadline

The last date to submit entries is 25th November and the final deadline is 5th December.

PCFF is offering its participants more incentive when they submit their films. They will be provided a payout of 20 % if they become part of PCFF’s YouTube monetization program.

Apart from the money, it also gives PCFF participants another channel to promote their movies.

When is the Event?

The event is going to held on 26th December this year. The submissions have already begun since 23rd June. The participants and winners of the festival will be provided packages through the event partners and sponsors which also includes collaboration with international film making companies.

For further details and any related queries visit the official website for the event.