GMFA Member Festival Dates

We are excited to announce that GMFA Member Film Festivals are hosting their film festival events this September and October.

Check them out and if you are near them then get your tickets to attend these wonderful events. There are opportunities to connect and network with filmmakers using smartphones to create films and to be inspired.

SF3 SmartFone Flick Fest | September 23, 2018 Shortlist and October 1, 2018 Gala | Sydney, Australia


SF3 is Australia’s international smartphone film festival open to filmmakers of all ages and abilities.

“The festival is now in its fourth year and we are thrilled to partner with the Sydney Opera House for the 2018 Gala Final and Event Cinemas for our SF3 Kids and SF3 Shortlist screenings.”

The Gala Final features the top ‘Official Selection’ films from around the world.

SF3 Kids features the top films entered by filmmakers 16 years and under.

SF3 Shortlist includes outstanding entries, including some first time filmmakers who will be in contention to win the #FILMBREAKER award.

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“We are super excited to be a part of GFMA which is a celebration and bringing together of the best of smartphone filmmakers from around the world!” – SF3 SmartFone Flick Fest Founders, Angela Blake and Ali Crew

Watch their Gala Final Promo Video:

SF3 SmartFone Flick Fest Info:

Dates: September 23, 2018 & October 1, 2018

Locations: Screenings September 23: Bondi Junction Event Cinemas | Gala October 1: Sydney Opera House

Tickets: September 23 Screenings | October 1 Gala

Website: SF3 SmartFone Flick Fest



Cinephone International Film Festival | September 29, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain


Cinephone International Film Festival is in it’s 7th edition of the smartphone film festival which is the first GMFA member in Europe. On September 29, 2018 their Awards Ceremony will screen their finalists’ films at the Auditori Barradas in Cataluña, Spain.

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Cinephone International Film Festival Info:

Date: September 29, 2018

Location: Auditori Barradas in Cataluña, Spain

Tickets: Free

Website: Cinephone International Film Festival



Heartland International Film Festival | October 11-21, 2018 | Indianapolis, Indiana


The Heartland International Film Festival dates are October 11-21, 2018 at Indianapolis, Indiana. The event is Indiana’s largest and longest-running film festival celebrating it’s 27th year! Heartland International Film Festival has EXPANDED to an all-new shorts fest! All short film official selections, finalists, and High School films will now be featured at Indy Shorts International Film Festival where they are embracing mobile film entries as well.

Founder of the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego was there for their inaugural film festival July 26-29, 2018 and presented a mobile filmmaking workshop which sold out. You can submit your films for 2019 soon.

Watch their 2017 Promo video by Think Ahead Studios:

Heartland International Film Festival Info:

Dates: October 11-21, 2018

Location: Stay Tuned

Tickets: Get Tickets!

Website: Heartland Film