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Mobile Film Festival 2017 top film: “I Love London”

A one-minute film about a Syrian refugee has won the Mobile Film Festival 2017 International Grand Prize.

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Surprising Your Audience

Use the art of surprise to engage audiences and make your movies more entertaining and memorable.

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Cinematic Storytelling in a Silent Mobile Movie

The one-minute mobile-shot drama “Blind Date” illustrates seven classic cinematic storytelling techniques

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Secrets of a prize-winning filmmaking team

Manuel Imboden is co-founder of Rise and Shine Films, where he works as a Producer and Account Manager. He was the producer of “Balloon” and also another mobile-shot short: “Nachtschicht” (“Night Shift”). In the interview that follows, he combines basic information valuable to a novice and insights into advanced filmmaking for those who want to produce works at…

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“Death Row”: an example of solo moviemaking

A great Hollywood truism is that moviemaking is a collaborative activity: You have a writer, a director, a location scout, gaffers, grips, the editor…the list goes on. This team approach certainly has resulted in a lot of magnificent films. But as Malyvann Keo demonstrates, there is viable alternative: solo moviemaking.

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FonePhace: a sci-fi flick about technology and human nature

Chicago-based filmmaker Jonathan Rivera’s sci fi drama FONEPHACE is that rare combination: an entertaining film that invites us to think, wonder, and maybe change our ways.

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