Mosaic Mobile™
2018

MOSAIC MOBILE 2018
IS A JURIED SHORT FILM COMPETITION
WITH CASH PRIZES.


Accepting Submissions
October 1-12, 2018

Mosaic Mobile™ content is about challenging the conventions of storytelling. With technology leveling the content creation playing field, our focus is on how high school and college students can use today’s tools to tell more original, engaging stories.

Mosaic films celebrate creative thinking and discovery while exploring the diverse world in which we live.  

Have an idea for a film you want to create? Or have a class full of eager students with stories to tell? Make sure to check out the rules and requirements to see what aspiring filmmakers need to know before submitting to Mosaic Film Experience.

2018 Film Criteria

The following elements must be used within your film:

Theme:
Tell a Story

Prop:
Art: Use either self produced or another person’s art
(Please note that the art used in your film must be accredited in your film credits)

Saying:
“It’s different now”: These words must be spoken or used in the film.

Rules and Requirements

  • Filmmakers must be a current high school or college student in Michigan
  • Films must be shot and edited on a mobile device (phone or tablet)
  • Up to two entries per person are allowed.
  • Films must be 2-3 minutes in length (plus credits)
  • Credits must include: production crew, APPs/devices used, music/stock and archival footage/sound effects (free or permission), art…
  • Films must include the three film criteria: theme, prop and saying.
  • Any music and sound effects used in your film must have copyright permission or be royalty free.
  • All films submitted are entered into the Mosaic Film Experience competition to be judged by a panel of area film directors, media literacy professionals and other industry professionals. Decisions of the judges are final. Submitted films may be screened at the Mosaic Film Experience event as well as shared on the Mosaic Film Experience website.

Mosaic entries, finalists and winners will permit the Mosaic Film Experience to use their name, contact information, likeness, publicity stills, film or video footage, title and log line of material in pre- and post-competition publicity and promotional efforts. If you wish to opt out of this stipulation, please make a request in writing and submit it to info@mosaicfilmexperience.com.

The Mosaic Film Experience may, at its own discretion, transfer the submitted material to a compilation DVD for Festival screening, and the resulting DVD may be used for Mosaic Film Experience promotional purposes. However, said compilations are not sold or distributed by the Mosaic Film Experience.

2018 Submission Info

October 1st
Submission period begins

October 12th
Submission Deadline
(11:59pm EST)

October 24th
Finalists Announced

October 29th
Rick Wilson Memorial Voting opens
(12:00pm EST)

November 2nd
Rick Wilson Memorial Voting closes
(5:00pm EST)

For more information contact:

High School: mallory@wrinklecreative.com
College: annerino@comcast.net

Have questions about how to shoot and edit a film? Check out the resource section to get started.

Mosaic Mobile Submissions:

HS Submission Form

College Submission Form

Awards

High School

  • $1000 first prize
  • $500 second prize
  • $250 third prize

College

  • $1000 first prize
  • $500 second prize
  • $250 third prize

Rick Wilson Memorial Prize

$500 Prize
(Only high school student films are eligible for this award.)

After finalists are announced, audience voting will begin on October 26 at 12:00 p.m. EST and end October 29 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Winners will be announced at the November 7 & 8 events.

Rick Wilson Memorial Award 

The Rick Wilson Memorial Award was created to honor the late Rick Wilson – Emmy award winning journalist, storyteller, and a leading voice in the area of equity, inclusion and diversity. Rick was an impactful member of the inaugural team of The Mosaic Film Experience. He was always willing to lend his support and influence to the advocacy of students in promoting their stories and the amplifying of their voices!

Mosaic Mobile
2018 Finalists

High School

Here are the 2018 Mosaic Mobile
High School finalists!

It’s All Different Now

1st Place – Quiana Wade,
Wyoming High School


Art is Timeless

2nd Place – Mariah Barrera,
City High Middle School


Jonathan

3rd Place – Alyssa Dodd,
Careerline Tech Center

A Poem from a Different Time

Finalist – Irene Kuperus,
Careerline Tech Center


Racism That has Changed

Finalist – Yailine Palomo,
Wyoming High School


Speak Up

Finalist – Willy Vernom,
Kelloggsville High School


Immersed

Finalist – Kya Kerridge, Halle White,
Rockford High School


Adventure to the Battle

Finalist – Kalil Adams and Jayden Burgen,
East Kentwood High School


Through Different Lenses

Finalist – Morgan Weststrate and Lara Johansen,
Byron Center High School


The Flashback

Finalist – Sergio Sepulveda,
Innovation Central High School

College

Here are the 2018 Mosaic Mobile
College finalists!

The Waves

1st Place – David Astudillo,
Grand Valley State University


Trapped in Headspace

2nd Place – Matthew Anderson,
Grand Valley State University


The Art of Dance

3rd Place – Kendra Endline,
Grand Valley State University


Letting Go

Finalist – Breana Malloy,
Grand Valley State University