You just need a mobile phone …

All you need is a mobile phone and a story idea and you can get started.

Register to Stay Informed

Want to compete in the next REELise Film Festival?  Register your details and we can keep you informed about the Festival competition and support available to help you put you with your competition entry.  It could be the start of a brilliant filmmaking career!  Imagine walking the red carpet.  Accepting that award.  You can say it all began with a little film shot on your mobile phone when you were in school.  Register here.

Resources

Here are some helpful online resources for aspiring REELise filmmakers:

About.com – has video tutorials on editing with iMovie

Archive.org – free sounds, songs, and archival video (Note: The fact sites allow free download doesn’t necessarily mean you have permission to use freely for films. Read the fine print.)

Freesound – free to join community for downloading creative commons sounds effects (check the licencing and attribute as necessary)

Screen Australia for lots of great information about film making

Soundsnap – join for music & sound effects

Tropfest for top tips, music copyright guide and other resources

YouTube Encoding – a great breakdown of how to export for youtube including how to letterbox

Youtube toolbox – tips for making stronger films

GOOD LUCK!