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Awarded to the top three short films shot on smartphones, tablets, drones or sports action cams (GoPro). Short films must be no longer than 10 minutes (including credits), and all genres are accepted. Advances in mobile video technology has made filmmaking more accessible and affordable for aspiring creators. Whether you're an amateur or professional filmmaker and have a unique story to tell, we are encouraging you to share your original short films shot using mobile video technologies.

Challenge Description

  • Short film must be shot on smartphone, tablet, drone or GoPro
  • Length: The film’s final running time must not exceed 10 minutes, including credits
  • Genre: All genres accepted
  • Supported video file type: .mp4
  • Audio: External recording device(s) may be used if necessary
  • Films must be completed after January 1, 2015
  • You can use any software to edit your video
  • Raw Footage Proof: If selected as finalist, you must submit a 30-second raw footage clip used in the final cut of the film, uncut and unedited for the full duration of 30 seconds or longer to be accepted.
  • See Official Rules for full contest details
  • There is no fee to enter


Open to legal residents of the U.S. of majority age. See Official Rules for full eligibility requirements.


  • 1st Place:  $10,000 Cash
  • 2nd Place:  $3,000 Cash
  • 3rd Place:   $2,000 Cash
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