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Infinix inspires young filmmakers in Mobile Vlog Awards workshop

Infinix inspires young filmmakers in Mobile Vlog Awards workshop

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Aspiring filmmakers from University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman were treated to a day of creativity and inspiration courtesy of Infinix’s Mobile Vlog Awards workshop on October 13, 2023 at the UP Film Institute (UPFI) Film Studios.


The workshop included an insightful talk by director Mark Putian of Wonderlast Films. Known for creating compelling and thought-provoking indie films, Putian shared his expertise with the rise of mobile filmmaking.


Putian delved into the basics of mobile filmmaking, from finding inspiration to creating shot compositions in the topic “The Art of Visual Storytelling.” He also talked about the technicalities of basic cinematography and good editing with the help of CapCut to tell an effective story. To further encourage the students, the director shared valuable advice and insights based on his personal experiences.


Wonderlast Films director, Mark Putian, conducted the Infinix Mobile Vlog Awards workshop


After the director’s talk, the attendees were given 20 minutes to explore the outdoors and shoot moments around the campus that highlight their school spirit, and another 20 minutes to edit their clips. This was an opportunity to use what they’ve learned from director Putian’s talk.


The young filmmakers were given a chance to present their work on stage. They were given tokens and Infinix merch to reward their efforts.


An opportunity to showcase mobile filmmaking skills

Infinix provides the perfect opportunity for aspiring filmmakers via the first-ever Mobile Vlog Awards (MVA). The event aims to engage and inspire filmmakers, whether amateur or professional, to unleash their creativity while using their mobile devices as exclusive filmmaking tools.


Students from UP Diliman participated in the Infinix Mobile Vlog Awards workshop


Interested participants can choose to join these categories: Template Tales in partnership with CapCut, and Vertical Freedom. They can also choose from three diverse themes to tell their stories: Love, Moment, and Travel.


MVA participants must submit their entries via TikTok until October 30. Infinix will announce the winners on November 6. Other winning entries also stand a chance to take home Infinix ZERO 30 5G phones. Infinix will also give away special prizes for qualified entries, which include Air 1 Pro Earphones, laptop bags, and e-certificates.The grand prize winner of the Infinix Global MVA will receive a creator fund of $6,000, Infinix ZERO 30 5G, and more.


If you’re interested in joining the MVA, you can check out the full details and mechanics here.



Powered by the 5G Powerful MediaTek Dimensity 8020 processor, the new Infinix ZERO 30 5G (P14,999 for 12+256GB) can inspire users to explore their creativity by capturing their own stories wherever they go with its pro-level camera features. This enables users to create their own content with their phone in the best quality possible.


The Infinix ZERO 30 5G is available on Infinix’s online stores on LazadaShopee, and TikTok Shop, and all Infinix concept stores and kiosks nationwide.


For more updates and information, visit Infinix Philippines’ official websiteFacebook page, and TikTok.