TECNO Mobile calls on Aspiring Filipino Filmmakers to join in its 2021 Movie Masters Program Short Film Competition

Capture moving moments using the ‘Movie Master’ CAMON 18 Premier for the chance to win a ₱ 300,000 film grant in collaboration with Director Paul Soriano, and other awesome prizes!

TECNO Mobile’s CAMON 18 Premier is finally in the Philippines, and to officially kick off  this “Movie Master” smartphone debut, the brand is inviting amateur Filipino filmmakers, who are at least 18 years old, to join the 2021 Movie Masters Program Short Film Competition. The program aims to showcase moving moments from everyday life through original videos shot using the CAMON 18 Premier.

Perfect for filmmakers, the CAMON 18 series is the most advanced pro-camera phone to come out of the CAMON line. Its CAMON 18 Premier variant is equipped with an ultra-steady Stabilized Gimbal Camera that delivers a #SuperSteadyShot in every video, which aspiring filmmakers can experience firsthand when they join the Movie Masters Program.

Send in your Entries to the TECNO Mobile’s Movie Masters Program

The call for entries to the TECNO Mobile Movie Masters Program will run from November 12-20, 2021. To enter, interested participants must submit a 1-minute video where they explain why they should be considered for the program. Part of the video should include the participant speaking directly to the camera, while the rest of the 1-minute running time may be used creatively, and can include samples of past works, and other similar footage.

Participants must guarantee that all submitted works are original, and do not contain any copyrighted audio, offensive language, pornography or obscenity. Submissions may be sent to https://bit.ly/TECNOMovieMasters, and must include the following information: 

● Participant’s name 
● Contact details 
● Copy of any valid government ID

The deadline for entries is on November 20, 2021, at 11:00PM. Entries will be assessed based on storytelling, creativity and originality, and engagement.

After the Qualifier Round, three semi finalists for the Movie Masters Program will be selected by TECNO Mobile, from among all the submitted videos. Each semifinalist will receive a cash prize of ₱ 25,000, along with a CAMON 18 Premier smartphone.

Semi finalists will need to create short videos, with the theme “Capturing Moving Moments in the Philippines.” All semifinal videos must be shot using CAMON 18 Premier, giving participants the chance to see the Movie Master smartphone in action, and experience its Super Steady Shot feature. Submitted videos must focus on one of three subjects - The participant’s hometown or city, to show what life is like there; an upcoming holiday, such as a vacation, get-together or celebration that they are looking forward to; or daily life scenes featuring real people around them.

The filmmaker with best video among the semi finalists will be awarded as the Grand Winner. The winning video will be selected based on storytelling, creativity and originality, and engagement, along with its technical quality, which includes cinematography, editing, background music, sound effects, and other audio.

The Grand Winner will receive a ₱ 300,000 film grant, together with the opportunity to create a short film about capturing moving moments in the Philippines, with the help of top local director, Paul Soriano, and his team at TEN17P. The completed short film will be released globally this December, and will feature 2021 in retrospect, conveying the message that, while life may shake us, we are all capable of overcoming challenges in order to live a steady life, with a beautiful and stable future to look forward to. A runner-up will also be chosen, and will be given the title of TECNO Mobile’s 2022 Tourism Ambassador. The runner-up will receive a Holiday Travel Fund amounting to ₱ 40,000.

Get Your CAMON 18 Series and Experience #SuperSteadyShot from the Movie Master

CAMON 18 Premier, with Stabilized Gimbal Camera, is now available for the regular price of ₱  15,990 at the TECNO Mobile PH Official Store in Shopee Mall and the TECNO Mobile Flagship Store in Lazada.

The CAMON 18P variant, with a 48MP clear and steady video camera and 13MP 50mm pro portrait camera, will be available for regular selling starting November 20 at the TECNO Mobile PH Official Store in Shopee Mall, and December 1 at the TECNO Mobile Flagship Store in Lazada, with an SRP of ₱ 10,990.

CAMON 18, with a 48MP Multi-function Triple Camera, will also begin regular selling on November 20 at the TECNO Mobile Flagship Store in Lazada. This smartphone will have the regular price of ₱ 9,499.

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