Details about our Collaborative Partnerships, Supporters and Sponsors



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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

Simple Tools, Giant Results!

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 IMFF 2012.

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BlackBox | Canada | SPONSOR

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

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HallH Comic Book Culture  | San Diego, California | SPONSOR

We are happy to have our friends at HallH Show Podcast and Comic Book Culture as sponsors for IMFF 2019. They are The Voice of Independent Creators. Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto have been big supporters of our film festival and our community of mobile filmmakers since IMFF 2017. is a news and media blog covering the Comic Book Culture universe – providing exclusive interviews with artists, writers and other creatives as well as introspective commentary about comic books, pop culture, movies, television, anime, manga, collectibles, poster art and more!

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Indiana Filmmakers Network, Inc. | Indiana, USA | FISCAL SPONSOR

Indiana Filmmakers Network Inc. is a 501(c)3 educational charitable organization connecting and empowering creatives throughout Indiana, embracing all aspects of film, theater, media, and the arts. IFN Inc. works to bring together Hoosiers, to see their creative visions become reality by providing them with the knowledge, resources, and connections that they need. IFN Inc. is currently establishing new educational workshops, job readiness skills, STEAM and accelerator programming, as well as study abroad programs such as the Summer Media Studio in Lithuania. IFN Inc. is continually building affiliations, partnerships, and sponsorships. IFN Inc. has multiple hubs across Indiana, each featuring free monthly meetings open to the public.

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FilmConvert | New Zealand | 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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Star Wars Steampunk Universe | Sponsor & Participant

Beginning with IMFF 2017 we have included the Star Wars Steampunk Universe in our Red Carpet Extravaganza! to escort the participating filmmakers from our film festival unto the red carpet before moving on to the Awards Ceremony which follows. Star Wars Steampunk Universe is a celebrity group based in San Diego which takes part in charities and events in southern California. Their unique awe-mazing costumes are a delight to attendees of all ages from young children to the eldest adults alike. 

San Diego's International Mobile Film Festival is honored to include them in our global event each year. Filmmakers who come from different countries around the world for the festival each spring are awarded with the experience of being escorted by members from this celebrity cosplay group adding star sparkle to their experience. 

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Grip&Shoot | Sponsor

Take full control of your media with the device that does it all. GRIP&SHOOT instantly improves your photos & video with one-handed stabilization. Never touch your screen with advanced wireless controls. Remove the tripod stand & go remote. Wirelessly control Zoom, Capture, Exposure, Video Modes & several other features over 100ft away!

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Featured Collaborative Partners

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MobileFilmmaker International Festival | Moscow, Russia
MFIF Mission is to support the talented filmmakers that use the latest technology available from a mobile device to create stories in a cinematic way.

Submissions for MFIF open November 15, 2018. The MobileFilmmaker International Festival inaugural event takes place April 14, 2019. Submit on FilmFreeway!

MobileFilmmaker International Festival | Global Mobile Film Awards™ 

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SF3 - SmartFone Flick Fest | Sydney, 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! 

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.