African Smartphone International Film Festival

COMING UP...
We are Africa's first and most prestigious Smartphone International film festival. We reward and encourage mobile and smartphone filmmakers all over the world.
COMING UP... 6 - 8TH DECEMBER 2018.

In 2017, for the first time in Africa, Lagos the entertainment capital of Africa, home to the world second largest film industry (Nollywood) hosted the newest smartphone film festival on the continent - African Smartphone International Film Festival (ASIFF) a platform to showcase new talents using simple tools and readily available, that’s often overlook; The smartphone.

ASIFFl provides new emerging film makers an international platform to showcase ideas, talents and creativity irrespective of the budget. Encouraging professional amateurs and aspiring film makers to share their stories shot on a smartphones, tablets, and webcams on the big screen.

The festival includes:
Film screenings,
Photo reviews,
Workshops,
Special presentations,
Pitch panels,
Networking,
Mentorship,
Red carpets events,
Gala awards Ceremony.

Awards & Prizes
Best Nigerian film
Best International film
Best Director
Best Producer
Best Original soundtrack
Best production Design
Best Cinematography
Best Male Leading Role
Best Female Leading Role
Grand Jury Prize
Audience Choice

Rules & Terms
**ATTENTION ALL FILMMAKERS**
PLEASE READ SUBMISSION GUIDELINES BEFORE SUBMITTING. ONLY FILMS SHOT ON SMARTPHONES/TABLETS OR WEBCAMS WILL BE REVIEWED.

DSLR, compact cameras or hybrid android cameras are not acceptable

Films must not be longer than 15 minutes (including titles or credit sequence )

Use of additional equipment professional or homemade is allowed, include (but not limited to external microphones, wide angles lens, light etc.

Any software can be used to edit the video and audio as well as colour correction or special effects is allowed.

All foreign submissions containing spoken language(s) other than English must be subtitled in English.

Copyright materials is not acceptable unless there is a written permission to do so (ASIFF) is not liable for any copyright material unlawfully used.

The film must be an original production. It may not infringe on the copyright, trademark or other rights of any organisation.

Applicant grants ASIFF a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to use, publish, reproduce, screen, modify, broadcast and distribute the Film as well as the unrestricted use of the Film for any purpose, without compensation to the Applicant.​ This includes not just the ASIFF screening party but any other promotional and/or editorial and/or to be determined use.

Film submissions should include two or more behind-the-scene photos and/or videos. Applicant grants ASIFF perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive rights to use, publish, reproduce, screen, modify, broadcast and distribute these behind-the-scenes materials, as well as the names of the Film, its filmmakers and cast and crew, and any descriptions of the Film for any purpose, without compensation to the Applicant.

NOTE: Title of Film, Name of Director, Duration, Country of Production, Name of Smartphone/Tablet must be printed clearly and consistently on all submitted materials (i.e. Submission Form & Raw Footage Proof).

Trailer: 
Website: 
http://www.africansmartphonefilmfestival.com/

Films in consideration for the Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair

Director: Ola Christian
Director: ALICIA HAYES
Director: Alfonso Garcia Lopez
Director: Kristina Lloyd
Run
Director: Sam Heydt
Director: Andi Osho
Director: Le Han
Director: Yannis Zafeiriou
Director: Albert Morozov
Director: Reshan FERNANDO
Director: Carlos Gajardo Avila
Director: Kaan Atilla Taşkın
CE
Director: Alessia Capuccini
Director: Thierry Rousset
Director: Parichhed Sen
Director: Clare Ezeakacha
Director: PETER PETRELII
Director: Milad Khaleghi Manesh
Director: jungwook
Director: Bahman Salah
Director: Badewa Ajibade