Clips via mobile cameras had an important role in Arab world protest movements. Thousands of activists and journalists have filmed special video clips that spreaded bravely outside the country and challenged dictatorships by sound and photo, so mobile camera has became main tool in peaceful struggle and free expressing.
In 2014, Syria’s mobile phone films festival has showed its films for local audience inside Syria despite the hard security conditions, and it has wandered bringing with it the directors voices into more than twenty cities around the world.The festival tries to create unique platform to encourage professional directors and amateurs in making creative films via mobile camera with low budget.
In addition to cinematic shows, the festival provides a special opportunity to train young directors through the training program “pixel” that continued throughout the year, and productive grants and awards.Syria’s mobile phone films festival aspires to be a part of global cinema scene, through cooperation with international and Arab festivals and with institutions that concerned in cinema arts.
Moreover, it seeks to present free and different cinematic vision, a vision believes that the higher accuracy image is not necessarily
the most clearness one.