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IFF Call To Entry

IFF is announcing its Original Mobile and Social Media Competition and call to entry for the most compelling content in the world, which will be showcased for industry leading content and technology professionals.

Announcing the IFF Original Mobile and Social Media Competition

Ready Player..Everyone! A IFF category for anyone with a cell phone! Content creators must submit a 3-minute or less piece of content on their mobile device that in some way incorporates the topic: Future + Beverly Hills.

The top 10 will be shown at the festival, and one grand prize winner will receive an all-expense paid travel and lodging for IFF with a Professional Pass and access to the evening VIP Networking Receptions.

The following IFF Categories will be included in this year's awards.


• IFF International Original Mobile or Social Media Competition
• Narrative Feature
• Narrative - Short
• Documentary Feature
• Documentary - Short
• Animated Feature
• Animated - Short
• Episodic
• Digital & Mobile
• Live Event: Music + Sports
• Ads & Brands
• Immersive: AR/VR/MR/180/360
• Location-Based Entertainment
• Gaming


A blue chip IFF Technology Awards Committee will oversee awards conferred to a technology, a company or an individual for unique contributions to the advancement of storytelling through technology.

Technology nominations will be accepted for consideration in all forms of media and entertainment, communications, industrial, medical and more.

Awards of Merit will be conferred for outstanding achievements. In order to promote the natural course of uninhibited industry achievement, it is possible that no technology awards will be conferred at all in a given year, and that recognition may or may not fall into specific categories. A range of categories eligible for this year include:

• The Beverly Award for Use of Computer Generated Imagery in Film/TV/Digital
• The Beverly Award for Use of a Real-Time Graphics Engine in Film/TV/Digital
• The Beverly Award for Immersive AR or VR Technology in Storytelling
• The Beverly Award for Use of Performance Capture in Film/TV/Digital
• The Beverly Award for Greatest Contribution Towards Advancing the Use of Technology in Storytelling


The Awards Committee is encouraged to peer-nominate names of individuals and/or companies for proposed Honorary Awards. While awards in this category will remain undefined, the following have been recommended for this year:

• Inclusivity Award for Disruption of the Status Quo
• Content or Technology that Inspires Social Good
• The Beverly Award for Visionary Content
• The Beverly Award for Visionary Technology
• Audience Award

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