Nobody knows that the World most criticized country for terrorism and social unrest will now be hosting the most amazing Festival of the World. In addition to this Pakistan will be the first country in Asia hosting the festival. Round of Applause for The Smartphone Film Festival coming in Pakistan. The Festival is the 9th effort on global level but the first on the regional one. The event is likely to start in September while the inauguration ceremony is expected to take place this week at Pak American Culture Centre, Karachi. The Hollywood filmmaker and founder of the iPhone film festival, Ruben Kazantsev, will be present at the inauguration ceremony.
iSmart will collaborate with iPhone Film Festival, Wajood Media, Blems Production and MadJoint Studios to arrange the whole event. The Film Festival will only present movies and documentaries that are made on smartphone. The pre-launch ceremony was held by iSmart in Karachi showcasing many examples of films made by students using smartphones.
Co-founder of iSmart Film Studios, Kamran Ata at pre-launch event, said, “Thanks to these small, pocket-sized mobile phones, the Pakistani youth has got a wonderful medium to showcase their hidden talent as potential filmmakers and make a bigger impact in the filmmaking world globally. Considering the growing number of smartphone users in the country, the mega Smartphone Film Festival renders an equal opportunity to both men and women, especially empowering our local women to rule the roost with the power of smartphone technology and the vigilant eye for capturing the imagination.”
The event is currently receiving applications from over 50 countries and numerous institutions. Some of the early projects presented at the press conferences were the work of Asma Alwaz of Khairpur, Sindh and Faizan Sheikh, a student of Iqra University, Karachi.
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