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"Enough Is Enough"

Monique Baisden

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The Assassin's Play

Dev Vora

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Beginning of Life

Saul E. Gloria

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Connected

niki smart

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New Phone

Nicholas Philippa

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Secrets of Interior Design

Lauren Baino

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Soliloquy, Left on Read

Ginger Yifan Chen

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Where's Luke?

James Evans

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Beautiful Beverly

Syd VanRoosendaal

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DEWEY'S HILL

TommyC

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Concise

Aael Sota

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Henrietta

Jessy Holtermann

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T O D A Y

Matthew Novak

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Thrown Off the Scent

Amadea Tanner

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Date Night!

Kiersten Villanueva

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'The Time Minders': A film by Peter Reese

Rimrockrunner

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Trapped

Leonard Badger

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White Walls

Carol Del Mar

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SASHA

David Wesley McGuff

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Bessie

Renata Molinari B da Costa

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Daddy’s girl

Bk

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Got You

Aditi Kumar

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Soft Token

Kiley Rothweiler

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Tissue

Hyuri Constancio

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FATEFUL DINNER

Sushruth Shetty

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Feedback

Ingo Lyle-Goodwin

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Do you continue or do you give up?

Marcelo Landaeta

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Cookies

florian kasperski

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Found It!

Taj McCord

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Quick Trip

Erika S Ellis

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Just Swell

Ayesha Agarwal

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VIRIDESCENT

Joy Waldinger

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Phantoms of the Heartland

Bobby Davis

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Stop filming me ! shot on iphone

Lakpathy Wijesekara

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Detective Margaux Through the Looking Glass

adam desaulniers

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The One Year Anniversary

SJ van Breda

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Beyond The Break: Journey to Beautiful

Courtney Pitts

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Way to North

Víctor Peceño

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It Happens In Threes

Kathleen Florence Reichelt

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Mama's Man

Ace Williams

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RGB

Arjun Acharya

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Gross Little Worm

Kristina Jin

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When Did I Fall In Love With Harlem

Seymone Kelly

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Imani

Seymone Kelly

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Gives You Hell / 要你死

Ric Lum

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Beyond The Wall

Shamnas PP

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Present for Future

KANYKEI OROZOEVA

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Chosen - #RohitTiwari #VS #OIPAInternational

Vishal Sakhala

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Introduction to Love

Timothy Richardson

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Harmony

Ravi Guria

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REFLECTION

Dimitrios Aletras

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Life

mehrnaz mohammadi

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Sonoma County

Brianna Frisbey

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X-RAY-TED MAN

Siraj Huda

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Project I Love You

Nikhil Sequeira

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The Journey

Sylvie Hartley

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The Most Difficult Day of My Life

Rob

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Chemical Imbalance

Ash J Deinken

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A Vuelo de Pájaros - Bird's-eye view

Cinetik Films

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Marigold

Rebecca Black

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Nevada Parker and the Lost Kabuki

JP

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The Dance

aidan

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Observations of The Amazing World Around Us

Lee Phillips

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Cage

Annie Laurie Medonis

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Seven Sisters

Liz Wallace

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The South Central Stars

Jailene Sanchez

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The Cookie Heist

Kamran Khan

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Trip of a Lifetime

Eunice kim

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The Surprise Announcement

Emily W

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Cumpleaños ¿Felíz?

Edsel Sierralta

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Challenge is closed

With a smartphone in our pocket, making films has never been easier or more cost effective. This month's challenge invites you to shoot a short film using your mobile device. Craft a fiction-based short film of your choosing. Start with an existing script that you've been meaning to shoot, or use this challenge to be creative with a brand new idea. The sky's the limit on the story you want to tell, but it's always helpful to focus on character, conflict and meaning. Your final video submission shot on a mobile phone should be no more than 10 minutes.


As part of this challenge, we encourage you to take our free, on-demand Mobile Filmmaking course presented by Xiaomi that will help you with tips, best practices, advice and inspiration in your mobile filmmaking journey.


Note: The deadline for submission has been extended to Friday, January 14, 2022 by 2:00 p.m. PT.



SUBMISSION LIMITS

One entry per person, per Challenge. 

Videos must be no longer than 10 minutes. 

Deadline to submit: Friday, January 14, 2022 at 2:00p.m. PT.



CHALLENGE RULES

Our monthly challenges are open to everyone in the Sundance Collab community. One entry per person, per challenge. All submissions will be viewable to the community. All submissions will be given equal consideration and the final winner will be determined by the consensus of the designated Sundance judges.  


Only those submissions that meet the criteria outlined in the submission guidelines can be selected as the winner.


The challenge closes on January 14, 2022 at 2:00p.m. PT


If you have questions regarding the challenge, please email collabsupport@sundance.org. Please do not contact members of the jury directly.



PRIZES

Winner will receive: 

  • Their work featured on Sundance Collab
  • A one-on-one mentorship session with a Sundance Advisor
  • Sundance Collab Annual Creator Membership (12 months) which includes:
    • Invitation to monthly member-only Advisor Q&A Live events
    • Valuable feedback on your work-in-progress from a Sundance Advisor and the Sundance Collab community via Share Your Work
    • Opportunity to register for a one-on-one session with our Advisor-in-Residence

Two runners-up will receive a Sundance Collab Annual Creator Membership.


Submission Guidelines

One entry per person, per Challenge. Videos must be no longer than 10 minutes. Please do not use copyrighted material without permission as part of this monthly challenge.

Technical Details

Accepted video file formats: AVI, FLV, MOV, MP4 or MPEG-2. Note: If you choose to upload a .MOV file make sure that it is not using the Apple ProRes compression. We do not support reading Apple ProRes files or raw camera formats like ARRI and RED at this time.

If your file format fits outside of the video category, please contact us and we will try to see if we can accommodate it.

Juror
Beth de Araújo is a writer and director featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Her feature screenplay, JOSEPHINE, participated in the 2018 Sundance Directors Lab, Screenwriters Lab and is a recipient of the SFFILM Rainin Filmmaking Grant. JOSEPHINE is being produced by RT Features (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, THE WITCH). more...
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Karishma Dube is an Indian filmmaker based in New York. Born and raised in New Delhi, she came to the states to attend the Graduate Film Program at NYU, as a recipient of the Dean’s Fellowship. more...
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Based in LA and holds an MFA in producing at the AFI Conservatory, Guo Guo’s producing credits include the Palme d’Or nominated AYKA, winner of Best Actress at 2018 Cannes; 12 CITIZENS, the first Chinese feature film to win best picture at the 2015 Rome International Film Festival; MEIDUO, a 2020 Shanghai International Film Festival Media Award nominee, filmed on location in Tibet, Beijing and Lebanon; more...

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