Mobile Filmmaking news from S. Botello Productions™ concerning our programs, events & community. We will occasionally share updates and other important news affecting the mobile film & video community in general. 

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Exciting News

Film Daily News: The International Mobile Film Festival: Embracing smartphone creators by Frankie Stein | Jan 23, 2020

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We are all storytellers on a journey. Each moment is a part of our story. Do we begin with this moment or is this the end? Perhaps, this is the climax of our story. If you are thinking movies, then you are on the right track. This journey is the one that began many years ago and began it's popularity around 2010. 

We have a big announcement about the transformation of our International Mobile Film Festival beginning tonight at midnight!


Launch of the first streaming platform for mobile films is game changer for emerging industry


Judge Panels IMFF 2021

Our Judging Panels are comprised of film industry professionals. Take a look at the amazing judges for 2021's 10th Anniversary Edition of the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego, California. This year's theme is "Your Story."

Community Stories

In 2009, we launched the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego as a platform for all humans around the world. It was soon after launching, in the same year, that the idea of "Community Stories" was conceived.