Hey hey hey – yes that’s right, three hey’s in a row – that’s how happy we are to see you!
It’s been a couple of weeks since our last report from the front line and for our absence we can only apologise, but don’t worry this week will be something of a bumper episode to get you right back on track in terms of everything MOFILM.
Since we last spoke, not only one, but two MOFILM events have taken place, with our Miami and Shanghai Awards taking place back to back. By all accounts they were both great successes, so we’d like to give a shout out to the MOFILM US and China team’s for all their hard work in putting them together and of course to all the filmmakers who entered, attended and ultimately made these events possible! Well done to you – fine specimens of humanity all!
Let’s start things off with a quick recap of congratulations for some recent winners. So firstly the Grand Prize winners for Shanghai and Miami – a huge round of mo’pplause to Erik Andersson for taking the MOBI in China with his brilliant entry for ThinkPad ‘The City Canvas‘ & and an equally jubilant standing mo’vation for Jonathan Hayes who took the top prize at Miami for his Purina film ‘Tikka – Not Your Average Dog‘.
We thought that to start things off we’d head straight to a brief update. Since our last post 4 new briefs have gone up and live with three for Africa and our first for brand new Sri Lanka event as well.
Kicking things off then let’s take a look at Pond’s for Sri Lanka. Pond’s is a blemish cream that level the playing field. The brand is looking for films that show how a blemish on your face doesn’t have to be a blemish on your ambitions. Download the brief to see more, production grants are alive and kicking, so if you think this is the one for you, get that application in!
Our African Adventure contest saw it’s line up bolstered with three new great briefs, increasing your chances to join the crew out in safari in August. First to go live was another brief from Shell. The brand is looking for films for its premium range fuel Shell V-Power. Shell knows that every great drive starts with V-Power fuel, but it wants you to explain just what else it goes into your formula for an exciting drive. The brief has more detail about the contest, but for anyone looking to take part and wants to know more about what needs doing to shoot in a Shell station send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for details!
Next up then is Cornetto Social Mission. As part of the brand’s vision to become an iconic and loved snack for teens, Cornetto has launched a new social mission that aims to help teenagers focus on the positive benefits of being an active participant in educational and creative endeavours. They want a film that inspires teenagers to enjoy the ride and love the ending, and that really gets through the sense of Cornetto empowering teens to get together to do some great stuff that makes you feel good and proud. Download the brief and as part of our mission, why not apply for a grant too!
Lastly then for Africa we have a brief from a new brand Corkcicle who are looking for films for its new product the Chillsner. The Corkcicle Chillsner is a clever product that helps you to keep your beer cold all the way through till the end, whatever the weather the Chillsner will keep you cool till the last sip. The brief is asking for films that show how Chillsner can help to keep the party going – this should be a fun one so why not check it out… all of the above contests are still open for grants too, so what’s stopping ya!
Right then to finish things off we have a couple of MOFILM stories to report on. We were hugely excited when a couple of weeks ago when it was announced that MOFILM are now the official crowd sourcing agency of record for Sony Playstation. A huge deal for us, it only goes to show quite how highly the work that you guys are producing is held in esteem, look out for some great future projects here! Secondly we were really pleased to see our recent work with Cornetto on the Cupidity webisodes series picked up by Marketing Week as their campaign of the week. We’re really proud of the work and are excited to see translations beginning to roll out in territories across the world – if you haven’t had a chance to see it it’s certainly worth a watch!
And on that warm and positive note we’ll say our goodbyes for now. Apologies again for not being around for the past couple of weeks, we hope to make up for it soon!
Till next time then, cheers,