Egypt's First Online Vertical Film Festival
MAD Solutions Joins Forces with Revart Film Festival
MAD Solutions revealed a new partnership with the newly curated RFF-Revart Film Festival. While aiming to promote in-home filmmaking, the new partnership is highlights creativity as opposed to the self-quarantine in the light of the growing COVID-19 crisis. RFF is Egypt's first online vertical film festival,and MADSolutions will be responsible for its marketing and distribution.
Slated to take place May 4-6, the RFF- Revart Film Festival's agendawill be accessible for everyone online: (film selection - workshops - panel discussions - film screenings). The submission deadline is Thursday, April 30. The awards and winners will be revealed on Thursday, May 7th, 2020.
Marking the first online vertical film festival in Egypt, RFF-Revart Film Festival's first edition aims to introduce the modern dimension of creativity of the Arab storytelling talent through films that all they need to create is to rotate mobile screen 90 degrees. The festival was scheduled to launch earlier this year in a public ceremony with the presence of the festival jury, however it was postponed in the light of the protective measures against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Soon, it was decided the festival shall take place to promote creativity at the times of self-quarantine.
Films eligible to the festival should be: less than 3 minutes of length, filmed entirely in-home, the film's aspect ratio must be vertical (9:16), the applicants must reside in Egypt during the period of the festival, shooting with smartphone cameras or any type of camera is eligible, the film's theme, genre, and story is open, a filmmaker can submit more than one film, but only one film by the same filmmaker will be selected. The winning films will be selected by the festival jury in addition to an audience award that will be revealed online.