HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
Submit your films!
Please note, the dates specified below are no longer valid. We will define the closing date for the call for films as well as the dates for the online festival and the award ceremony, once the Covid-19 crisis is over.
To take part, please read the following steps carefully before clicking ‘SUBMIT YOUR FILM’ at the bottom of the page!
STEP 1: MAKE YOUR FILM
100% AFRICAN edition. This year’s edition is EXCLUSIVELY reserved for residents of Africa’s 54 countries.
There are no topic restrictions.
your film with a mobile or tablet device.
The sound can be recorded separately.
Special effects, shot sequencing, etc.
Enjoy the thrill of creating your own film.
Only one rule: 1 minute maximum, including credits.
Any music used in your film must be copyright-free or else used with the author’s permission! Do not embed any subtitles in your film!
STEP 2: SUBMIT YOUR FILM
Fill in the registration form and
upload your film to mobilefilmfestival.africa
before Monday 4 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT!
The file name of your film shouldn’t include any
Well done! You’ll shortly receive an email
confirming your registration.
(Remember to check your spam folder!)
STEP 3: SUBTITLE YOUR FILM
LOG IN TO DOTSUB
Within 48 to 72 hours of registering on our website, you’ll receive an email containing your login details so you can use our free subtitling platform, www.dotsub.com. Once logged in, you’ll find your film ready for subtitling.
SUBTITLE YOUR FILM
in the language of the film itself.
(e.g. subtitles should be in French if the actors are speaking
French) before Thursday 7 May 2020 at 23:59 GMT!
STEP 4: OFFICIAL SELECTION & THE FESTIVAL GOING ONLINE
Announcement of the official selection on Thursday 4 June 2020.
54 films competing.
MAKE SOME NOISE!
The festival will be online from Thursday 4 June until Thursday 25 June 2020.
It’s all down to you to win the
The awards ceremony will take place in a major African capital city in the first week of July 2020.