It was bound to happen: A smartphone film contest

Given the growing megapixel count and video capabilities of
smartphones, it was only a matter of time before we saw a filmmaking
competition around the device. Now Cinequest and SanDisk have teamed up to create

20 filmmakers from Cinequest’s 20th anniversary
film festival are competing in the inaugural event, vying for $5,000.

The general public will act as judge and jury – voting on
whichever entry they think should win. Two people will get T-Moibile Mytouch 3G
smart phones, while 24 runners up will get an 8GB SanDisk mobile memory card.

The films were made using a video-capable mobile phone
around the theme “Discover”.  (Entrants
can be found at
Voting lasts until Feb. 16. 

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