Details about our Collaborative Partnerships, Supporters and Sponsors

Featured Collaborative Partners

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LuLu Films | San Diego, California, USA | SPONSOR

LuLu Films was founded by Mickey Harrison in San Diego, California. In 1989, shortly before retiring, she was acting in theater productions. When Mickey retired from nursing, DJ Sullivan suggested she get her experience acting in film by volunteering to act for student film productions at San Diego State University and Southwestern College. Soon, she began producing and casting the films and before long she began her production company LuLu Films.

International Mobile Film Festival is honored and grateful to LuLu Films as a sponsor. 


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Swords & Circuitry Studios | San Diego, USA | SPONSOR

Swords & Circuitry Studios is a multimedia development company based in sunny San Diego, California, specializing in the development of entertainment properties for television, film, radio, the web, computer gaming, comics and other publishing outlets. Founded in 2001 by Executive Producers Neal Hallford and Jana Hallford, it began as a publishing service for their joint writing efforts, but has since grown into a broader entertainment entity with numerous internally and externally produced projects currently in development.

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Red Giant Software | Beaverton, Oregon, USA | SPONSOR

At Red Giant, we make tools, films and training to enrich the community of filmmakers and motion designers. For our own award-winning short films, we create new software to fill our needs. Then we make those products available for everyone else, helping artists create the perfect look that matches their story. Red Giant develops tools that make the filmmaking process faster, more secure, more accurate and just more fun. For over 10 years, we have built software for motion design, color correction, visual effects and photography that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production.

International Mobil Film Festival™ is honored for Red Giant's continued sponsorship since our inaugural MFF2012.

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BlackBox | SPONSOR

 Blackbox sets you free! The world of media is changing, and that means new challenges and new opportunities.

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FilmConvert | SPONSOR

We believe Filmmaking should be enhanced by technology, leaving no limitations! So we're giving the power back to the filmmaker by providing software that delivers beautiful colors, leaving you to create beautiful stories. 

FilmConvert enables you to add film color & grain to your video in a few simple clicks. With a range of market-leading cameras profiled, you can achieve precise, industry leading results even under the tightest deadline.

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Grip Gear Partnership | Sponsor

Grip Gear is an innovative company providing prizes to attending filmmakers during #MFF2018SanDiego. They also support the Mobile Film School (non-accredited) to help with hands-on education for mobile filmmaking and video production for all ages. We will introduce their newest gear to attendees during our film festival filmmaking workshop presentation.

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Grip Gear creates innovative modular gadgets for Small Cameras, which allow you to shoot professional-quality videos with any smartphone or small camera. All of Grip Gears equipment has been engineered by film industry insiders and brings the science of professional movie and video within the reach of the amateur enthusiasts with a realistic budget.

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ProductionHUB Partnership | Sponsor

ProductionHUB is a global network of local crew and vendors that serves the film and video production industry. Find anything and hire anyone you need, whether it's a camera operator for one day, a video editor for one month or a full-time producer.

Since launching in 1999, we've grown beyond a simple directory into the most trusted resource for finding qualified and experienced crew, vendors and employees. We're your film and video production partner.

We are grateful for our partnership with ProductionHub as an education partner, Global Mobile Film Awards™ partner and a partner and sponsor of the official International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego.

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San Diego Real Estate Veterans | Sponsor

We are grateful for is sponsoring our film festival in San Diego for the third year.

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SF3 - SmartFone Flick Fest | Australia
Australia’s only dedicated smartphone film festival for filmmakers of all ages. It is an international festival open to anyone with a smartphone or tablet and a great idea for a short film. The festival provides a platform for budding filmmakers to bring their ideas to life and have their films seen by a global audience, without the need for lots of fancy equipment or a big budget. That great story you have always thought would make a great film? Here is your chance! 

SF3 2018 will open for entries May 1st

Just about everyone now has access to a smartphone or a tablet so switch on the video camera and start filming. It is that easy.

SF3 SmartFone Flick Fest | Global Mobile Film Awards™ Founding Member

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Heartland Film Indy Shorts | Indianapolis, Indiana
Heartland Film Festival joined GMFA to be the very first traditional film festival to become a member. Heartland Film Festival is the largest and longest-running film festival across Indiana, U.S.A. Heartland Film's Indy Shorts is a member of GMFA 2018. 

Heartland Film, Inc. has announced an all-new film festival in support of its annual Heartland International Film Festival. Indy Shorts International Film Fest (Indy Shorts) will exclusively showcase short films (under 40 minutes in length) from July 26-29, 2018, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.

Heartland Film Festival | Global Mobile Film Awards™ Founding Member


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Cinephone Film Festival | Barcelona, Spain

Cinephone is a smartphone film festival in Barcelona and one of the pioneer mobile film festivals in Spain. As one of our collaborative partners we work together to inspire and empower filmmakers to shoot films with their smartphones. 

Cinephone's film festival is currently open for submissions.

 Cinephone Film Festival | Global Mobile Film Awards™ Member


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Phone Film Festival | Los Angeles, California

The iPhone Film Festival was started by a filmmaker for other filmmakers. There are thousands of us, talented artist that don’t have the resources that major film companies have to create a film. However, we do have our talent and most importantly we have our creative instincts. This website was designed to give artist an avenue to showoff their gifts to the world by simply using their talents, creativity, and their iPhone.

International Mobil Film Festival™ in San Diego is proud to have partnered with the pioneer iPhone Film Festival in Los Angeles.



How Membership Benefits Global Filmmakers

This is not a directory of festivals or organizations in mobile film, but a listing of collaborative partnerships where we share our work to benefit the mobile filmmaking "movement" by supporting mobile filmmakers all around the world. Our sponsors are also listed here and their support helps us to provide our programs to the mobile filmmaking industry which include and are not limited to the International Mobile Film Festival. 

If you would like to be involved and become a collaborative partner or a sponsor, please contact us today.