The Call for Entries for the 6th edition of Pocket Films Festival

The Call for Entries for the 6th edition of Pocket Films Festival is now closed !

The Forum des images organises on June 18 - 20, 2010, the 6th edition of the Pocket Films Festival, in collaboration with SFR, it’s founding partner.

Created by the Forum des images in 2005, the Pocket Films Festival supports audio-visual creation with mobile technologies and innovative means of artistic expression. Recognised today throughout the world for it’s pioneering effort, the festival shows original films from all countries in a competition where both a jury of professionals and the audience can vote.

Film director or amateur filmmaker, student or retired person, addicted to new technologies or simply full of creativity, take your cell phone out of your pocket and start shooting !

All types of films are accepted : documentary, fiction, experimental, clips, portraits, short or feature films...

Films submitted to the selection committee must be made with a pocket camera (video cell phone, digital camera...). The selected films may be shown either on a large movie-theatre or on a pocket-sized screen during the festival. The selection committee is solely responsible for the choice of the screen size for each of the films chosen to participate in the festival.

Prizes :

Jury’s 1st prize : 1500 € and a mobile video telephone.
Jury’s 2nd prize : 1000 € and a mobile video telephone.
Jury’s 3rd prize : a mobile video telephone.
Public Prize : a mobile video telephone.

How to send a film to the Festival Pocket Films 2010 :

So that your film can be shown during the festival and on our website, make sure that you have all the necessary authorisations, especially those for the music in your film and the permission of your actors. You will find sample forms of these authorisations below.

To register a film :

  • Download and print your registration and regulation form.
  • Fill out and sign the registration form as well as the Pocket Films Festival regulations below and send them with your film at :
    Forum des images
    Festival Pocket Films
    2 rue du Cinéma
    Forum des Halles
    75001 Paris, France

Films must be sent either on a CD Rom or DVD. No other support media will be accepted.

Closing date for all films to be received at the Festival Pocket Films office : March 01, 2010

PDF - 94.4 ko
Festival regulation
PDF - 85 ko
Registration form films
PDF - 44.9 ko
Authorisation form for music
PDF - 51.2 ko
Actors permission form