The theme for the 2020 International Mobile Film Festival is Hindsight 2020: hashtag #HindsightMobileFilm. We will take a look back to how far mobile filmmaking, smartphone video and storytelling has come since we launched our platform in 2009 to the present. We'll discuss the way forward with you as a part of it. 


Welcome to our new Sponsor for IMFF 2020: Engraving Pros! Trophy Awards for IMFF 2020 courtesy of Engraving Pros in La Mesa.


Meet new team member: Lin Lloyd, Executive Producer for S. Botello Productions™ joins the team! Get the details.


Big News! Jed Brophy, actor in Blue Moon, the viral feature film shot with an iPhone is coming to San Diego for #MFF2020SanDiego. He will present the film with a Q&A. As one of our Ambassadors he looks forward to meeting everyone, seeing your films and generally, enjoying the festival with everyone. Jed Brophy is best known for his role as Nori in The Hobbit. Stay tuned for ticket sales and reservations to attend IMFF 2020 next April and meet our Guest of Honor: Jed Brophy! Read More!


Don't miss the deadlines to share your films shot with smartphones. Always read the rules before you submit. We only accept submissions through FilmFreeway: Link in the Rules page.

International Mobile Film Festival 2020:

Short Films EXTENDED Deadline: December 30, 2019

Read the rules!


Are you ready for 2020?

IMFF Graphic Promo Web

MobileChannel.TV is a Mobile Film Distribution Network Channel for video content creators shooting videos and films using smartphone cameras.

Thanks to our collaborative partnership with FreeVision Purchase a gimbal online to receive 10% off entire order at Check Out. Use promo code "susy" for the discount. *USA shipping only.

Tag your Mobile Filmmaking Photos &  Videos #MobilizeStories and follow @MobilizeStories on FB, IG & Twitter. Want to meet with #MobilizeStories members to network, collaborate, learn, share and mingle in San Diego? Stay tuned for new meets and workshops in San Diego.



Check out SUMMER 2019! Summer means fun and fun means shooting videos!

We are going back to San Diego Comic-Con International! Attend our Mobile Filmmaking presentation July 20, 2019 at 2:50PM and learn to make a movie with your smartphone. Must have badge. All ages. Are your friends going?

SDCC 2019

SUBMISSION TO #MFF2020SanDiego Opens! June 19, 2019 doors open for Shorts and Feature Mobile Film Competitions. Read the rules, get the details and submit your films shot with smartphones. *We now allow more than one submission entry.


Watch videos from some participants for #MFF2019SanDiego

Meet our Collaborative Partner FreeVision VILTA in San Diego during #MFF2019. Purchase a gimbal online to receive 10% off entire order at Check Out and pick up your gimbal during the festival April 27 & 28. Use promo code "susy" at check out. *USA Shipping only.

#MFF2019SanDiego Sponsors

We are honored for new sponsors for the 8th edition of the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego. 

Indiana Filmmakers Network and HallH Show are the newest sponsors to the film festival this year. 

Other sponsors include: Swords & Circuitry Studios and Uncharted Regions, Red Giant, FilmConvert, BlackBox Global, and Grip & Shoot.

Are you a Star Wars Fan? Guess who is coming to be a part of the Red Carpet Extravaganza! for #MFF2019SanDiego? Our new sponsors are coming back to escort filmmakers on the red carpet. Meet Star Wars Steampunk Universe on Sunday, April 28. 

You are invited to celebrate the 10th year anniversary since launch of the International Mobile Film Festival April 27 & 28 in San Diego! The theme of IMFF 2019 is STORIES!

Watch short and feature length films all shot with smartphones. Meet filmmakers from around the world in person, network and connect with global pioneers in the popular and growing mobile filmmaking global culture! Attend moving presentations from Special Guest Speakers coming from United Kingdom and Missouri. Meet the winner of the Best Experimental film 2018 from Global Mobile Film Awards™ coming from Italy. Lean how to make films and videos using your own smartphone during workshop presentations. Celebrate the gift to storytelling that is film and video using smartphones in a genuine international event in America's Finest City!

Free Parking. Patreon subscribers receive ticket discounts.

Video Greetings! Mobile Filmmakers from #MFF2019SanDiego send their greetings in anticipation of April 27 & 28! 


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Sponsor HallHShow Podcast in San Diego's story for why they are sponsoring IMFF 2019. Watch this fun short promo video.


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