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Saturday, April 28 11AM - 9PM & Sunday, April 29 11:30AM - 8PM

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S. Botello Productions™ created the International Mobil Film Festival™ brand. Join the Global Mobile Filmmaking Celebration!

The world's official 7th Annual International Mobile Film Festival is a pioneer in the smartphone filmmaking industry. Only films shot with mobile phones qualify to participate in our film festival.Meet filmmakers from all over the world celebrating their smartphone films as we present them on a big screen, they participate in Q&A Sessions, walk the red carpet during the Awards Ceremony and network.

#MFF2018SanDiego presents a Celebration of Mobile Filmmaking in San Diego. Meet people in the global mobile film community in San Diego and be inspired. Bring your smartphone and celebrate storytelling through film and video using smartphones. All ages welcome. Free parking in parking lot. Deli Restaurant on site.

Check out the FILMS and PRESENTATIONS planned for you!

*Program is subject to changes.

Listen to the SBP Podcast: The Voice of Mobile Film™

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Get tickets for each day or save with our 2-Day Pass. Children 6 yrs. & under are free.

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Official Film Selections from around the world will be screened today. All films were shot with mobile phones.

  • Opening Presentation with Special Screening of VIP Guest Brian McLane's, The Killer's Requiem & Mobile Filmmaking Lecture 11:00AM - 1:00PM
  • Special VIP Guest Speaker Tim Russ Q & A 1:00PM - 1:30PM
  • Break & Networking
  • Screen IMFF 2018 Films 2:30PM - 4:30PM
  • Networking Break
  • IMFF Presentation 5PM - 6:00PM
  • Mobile Film 101 Workshop 6:30PM - 7:30PM
  • Community Stories Presentation 7:30PM - 8PM
  • Networking 8:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday, April 29 - Red Carpet Awards Ceremony

It's our 7th Year presenting international mobile films on the big screen from San Diego.

  • Opening Presentation 11:30AM - Noon
  • Special Guest Presentation: Jason van Genderen's Filmbreaker 12:00PM -12:45PM
  • Networking Break
  • Q & A Panel with Filmmakers 2:30PM - 4:00PM
  • Break & Networking
  • Red Carpet: Filmmakers & Star Wars Steampunk Universe 5:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Award Ceremony 6:30PM - 7:45PM
  • Raffle prizes 7:45PM - 8:00PM
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Special VIP Guest Speaker Tim Russ

Q&A Session with Tim Russ, best known for his role as "Tuvok" in television series Star Trek: Voyager will be here for a special talk with filmmakers and attendees. Mr. Russ played a role in Brian McLane's feature-length film shot with an iPhone - The Killer's Requiem. The Killer's Requiem will have a special screening at 11AM.

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Filmbreaker with Jason van Genderen

A keynote presentation: an impassioned and eye-opening keynote speech with Jason van Genderen about the Filmbreaker Movement. Jason comes to IMFF 2018 from Australia for the first USA premier presentation of Filmbreaker.


Don't Miss These Special Treats!


  • Feature Film & Filmmaking Lecture by Brian McLane
  • Tim Russ (Tuvok from Star Trek Voyager) Q & A Session
  • IMFF 2018 Films Screening
  • Mobile Filmmaking Workshop


  • Jason van Genderen of Pocket Film Academy presents Filmbreaker
  • Q & A Panel with IMFF 2018 Attending Filmmakers
  • Red Carpet Walk - Filmmakers Shine on the red carpet escorted by Star Wars Steampunk Universe!
  • Awards Ceremony - Announcing Winners IMFF 2018

Watch the #MFF2018SanDiego Trailer

Trailer is made from films screened during the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego. All films shot with smartphones.

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