1st Festival and competition kick-off party on May 12th, in New York City

Owltainment Debuts New Film at Product Launch for Honor 8 Cellphone at California Academy of Arts and Sciences
August 24, 2016

My Sun and Sound of Silence were two movies screened on Thursday night when smartphone e-brand honor kicked off the first national cellphone filmmaking festival partnered with film production company Owltainment. The festival will inspire film makers to share their stories through their smartphone lenses – the device they use every day.1

Besides showcasing six films, honor is asking filmmakers to submit story concepts for a digital short focusing on the theme “You Are in Charge,” and one winner will be selected to adapt their story into a three-minute short smartphone film with $20,000 production budget.


The deadline of submitting stories is June 3rd, For submission guidelines, rules and regulations, visit http://www.hihonor.com/hff



Xinhua News Agency’s (新华社) news about our Thursday kick off Party with Honor USA. Two film directors, Jessie Xin Jin and Kelsey Brewer, were interviewed!!


English Channel:


Chinese Channel (新华社报道):



Event Photos:



James Jiang (head of honor US), Yuanyuan Chen, Belyn Lai (Social Media Manager), Mingda Dong


Movie Screening:


Mix and Mingling





5Juries: Max Epstein, Robert Powers, Eva Cao







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