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Enter your film in this years contest to win thousands in cash and gear.

This year we are offering filmmakers the opportunity to submit their film via FilmFreeway. If you are not a member sign up today! If you would still like to submit your entry via Google that option is still available too.

#FiLMiCFest Celebrity Judges

Steven Soderbergh

Rachel Morrison

Matthew Cherry

Jed Brophy

Sean Baker

SallyAnne Massimini

Over $10,000 in Gear to EACH Category Winner!!

We have six categories, and each one will have a prize of over $10,000 worth of mobile video making gear. Below are just some of the items included:

Prizes Include:

  • Adobe 1 year Creative Cloud subscription
  • Alight Motion Video and Animation Editor App
  • Apple 12.9″ iPad Pro 256GB
  • Aquatech AxisGo Underwater Casing
  • DJI Mavic Air drone*
  • Film Convert Film Stock Emulation Plugins‎
  • FreeFly Movi Cinema Robot
  • Gnarbox 512GB Memory Drive
  • HeliumCine Helium Core iPhone Video Camera Rig
  • iOgrapher Filmmaking Case for iPad Pro
  • Jackery Supercharge 26800
  • Joby GorillaPod 1K
  • Griptight 1 Magnetic Impulse
  • Handypod Mobile and Griptight Pro Telepod
  • Kapkur Wide, Telephoto, Fisheye and Macro lenses
  • Kinemaster professional mobile video editor app
  • LumaFusion professional video editing app


  • MasterCinematographers Squish head mount for monopod
  • Moondog Labs 1.33X Anamorphic Adapter Lens
  • Relio professional tungsten lighting kit
  • Saramonic VideoKit mixer and 3 lavelier set
  • Sennheiser Ambeo Smart Headset and AVX Combo Set
  • ShotLister shot list & film schedule app
  • ShoulderPod X1 Pro Rig
  • Shure MV88+ Condenser Microphone Kit
  • Smarthouse Media 1 Hour Film Festival Consultation
  • Struman Cinema Series Wide Lens, Portrait Lens, Hood & Polarizer
  • Tech Armor Rugged 6′ Kevlar Lighting Cables, Device Cleaning Units, Ballistic Glass Screen Protectors for iPhone, and Universal Device Suction Cub Mounts
  • Musicbed Song License grant
  • Think Tank Photo Signature 13 camera bag
  • Vid-Atlantic EnCinema SLR lens adapter for mobile
  • Zhiyun-Tech Transmount Telescopic Monopod

Special Prize for “Best BTS: Behind the Scenes” Footage

Submit your behind the scenes footage to win a DJI Mavic Air Drone

*One DJI Mavic Air Drone will be awarded to 1 winner only! Please submit your BEHIND THE SCENES photos or video footage by clicking below, in order to qualify to win the DJI Mavic Air Drone.


Shoot a short film with your iOS or Android device using FiLMiC Pro!

#FiLMiCFest open submissions starts July 23rd, 2019 and ends at 11:59PM PDT on September 30th, 2019.

Category winners will be announced around October 21st, 2019.

Grand Prize winner to be announced around November 4th, 2019

WE ARE GIVING A $25,000 PRODUCTION BUDGET TO THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER and $75,000 ARV in prizes from Adobe, Alight Motion, Aquatech, DJI, Film Convert, FreeFly, Gnarbox, HeliumCine, iOgrapher, Jackery, Joby, Kapkur, Kinemaster, LumaTouch, Moondog Labs, Relio, Rhino, Saramonic, Sennheiser, ShotLister, ShoulderPod, Shure, Smarthouse Media, Struman Advanced Optics, Tech Armor, The Music Bed, Think Tank Photo and Vid-Atlantic!

We have Prize Packages for 6 talented winners in 6 categories including Fiction, Documentary, Travel, Music, Experimental and Made on Mobile (shot & edited on mobile.) We also have a DJI Mavic Air Drone available for best Behind The Scenes content.

Submissions will be viewed, judged and scored by an internal group of the FiLMiC team. Submissions will be judged on originality, production value, emotion and narrative value. The Grand Prize Winner will be viewed, judged and scored by a group of celebrity judges based on the same criteria above.

Please check out the simple rules below in order to qualify to WIN!

Share your link on social media and include the hashtag #FiLMiCFest

Follow us on Instagram @FiLMiCApps, Facebook and Twitter @FiLMiCPro for updates!

Good Luck!

Contest Rules

1. Submit your video in one of these categories: Fiction, Documentary, Travel, Music, Experimental and Made on Mobile (shot and edited on mobile.)

2. The video must be 5 minutes or less.*
(*music videos can run the length of the song, if the song is over 5 minutes.)

3. The film must be shot 70% or more using FiLMiC Pro. Ancillary drone, DSLR, animation or other footage acceptable up to 30%.

4. Submissions must include a FiLMiC bumper or a custom logo branding of FiLMiC in the credits (4K and 1080p Bumpers Provided Below – Click to Download.)

5. To enter the contest click on the ‘submit here’ button near the top of this page.

6. Music must be licensed and use a model release where necessary. **Every contest entry will receive a free music license from The Music Bed. Please click the box below for your free license.

MusicBed Link

7. All international winners are responsible for any and all import tariffs or import tax on prize shipments or cash prizes.

8. For all other Official Terms and Conditions please click the button below:

FiLMiC Pro Bumpers

Please include a FiLMiC Pro Bumper at the end of your film. You will find a variety of animated bumpers to choose from below.

2018 Compilations

These compilations will give you an idea of the films that were submitted to FiLMiCFest last year!