The Mobile Film Festival will unveil the winners of its 2021 international edition, on December 8, on the theme “Making Peace with Nature”, on the occasion of World Climate Day.
This exceptional edition which dealt with climate change took place in parallel with COP26, for which almost 700 films from 92 countries were submitted, with 50 films from 34 countries in the official selection and a total of 12 award-winning films. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 8 at the Académie du Climat, in the heart of the city of Paris.
A jury chaired by Pierre Schoeller and composed of Tina Baz, Jérôme Genevray, Eve Machuel, Anne-Sophie Novel, Vipulan Puvaneswaran and Barbara Schulz will award 10 prizes, some of them financially endowed for a total of € 26,700 in scholarships. help with creation and production.
The members of the jury, some of the winners, the festival management and partners such as the UN will be on hand to present the festival’s winners.
The 692 films from 92 countries submitted to the festival offered an incredible diversity of points of view, views, stories from all corners of the planet. The official selection of 50 films from 34 countries remains available online: Website, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
The films are also available free of charge for all cinemas, educational or cultural institutions, the media, festivals, NGOs, etc., which wish to broadcast and resume them for physical or digital screenings and to share them on their networks. Accessibility and the widest possible distribution is a very important choice for the festival, to convince creatively on a subject as important as “Making Peace with Nature”.
For 17 years, the Mobile Film Festival has defended the values of equality and discovery by eliminating economic constraints through the use of mobile phones as well as free registration to the festival, while promoting the creativity of directors, who must tell a story. story in one minute or less.
One of the main objectives of the Mobile Film Festival is to reveal and support the talents of tomorrow’s cinema by helping them to professionalize, thanks to a system of grants to support production and creation. These grants allow the laureates to make a short film with professional resources and the support of a producer.
Digital has been the DNA of the Mobile Film Festival since its creation, whose creative and brief format allows distribution on all screens. During the six previous editions, the Mobile Film Festival received 6,414 films from 157 countries, achieved an audience of over 134 million views, and supported many young creators.