The Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition 2018 for young Kenyans (KShs.175,000 cash prize)

Plazo de solicitud: septiembre 30th 2018

The Alliance Française de Nairobi is the Promoter of the Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition.

The 3rd edition of the competition is programmed in October and will coincide with the 2018 Festival de cine francés (8 to 11 October 2018). The theme selected for this year’s competition and festival wll be officially announced on 3rd September 2018


  • The Smartphone Film Competition is open to all entrants 18yrs and above resident in Kenya.
  • Entrants must submit their lms by midnight Sun. 30th September 2018.
  • La participación en la competencia es gratuita.
  • Solo se aceptará una película por participante.
  • All lms must be shot using smartphones.
  • Las películas no pueden superar los minutos de 4, incluidos los créditos.
  • Todos los géneros aceptados.
  • Entries must be based on the theme ‘#Sheisnambaone’ / #Elleestnuméroun
  • It is permissible to use any software or apps for editing, post-production or treatment of images.
  • Se permite el uso de dispositivos externos para la grabación de audio.
  • Las películas pueden ser en inglés, francés, kiswahili o una mezcla de estos idiomas.
  • Las películas pueden estar en cualquiera de los siguientes formatos de video: MP4, AVI, WMV.
  • Films can be submitted on USB drive or electronically by Wetransfer to
  • Las películas deben ser obra original del participante y no deben haber sido previamente publicadas o distribuidas en ninguna forma.
  • The work must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary
    rights of any person or entity.
  • Entrant must have permission from all individuals featured in the lm and all individuals must have been made aware of entry to the competition.
  • Any issue(s) that may arise due to the infringement of copyrights is the entrant’s sole responsibility. The Promoter will not be responsible for any infringement of copyrights.
  • Entrant is responsible for ensuring all relevant permits have been obtained when developing the Film.
  • Entrant consents to grant free, non-exclusive, unlimited online and broadcast use of work submitted to the Promoter for non-commercial information and promotional purposes.
  • Any entry that at the discretion of the Promoter is deemed to be defamatory or discriminatory will be disqualified.
  • Entrant shall indemnify the Promoter from any third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any damages, liabilities and costs related to or arising out of breach of any of the agreements of entrant hereunder.
  • Promoter will appoint a Jury for the selection of the 1st and 2nd Prize winners as well as the Best Newcomer.

Criterios de evaluación:

  • Storytelling, relevance to subject, cinematography, lm editing, sound and music.

Criteria de selección:

  • Selection of Films will be screened daily during the French Film Festival running at Alliance Française Nairobi from 8 to 11 October 2018.


  • The winners: 1st Prize, 2nd Prize and People’s Choice will be awarded cash prizes of KShs.100,000/-,KShs.50,000/- and KShs. 25,000/- respectively on Friday, 12th October 2018 at Alliance Française de Nairobi, and the Best Newcomer will benet from technical support from Film Studios in the production of a short Film.

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition 2018


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