by Andy in New Events, New Trends on Saturday 17 March 2007

An ‘annual online festival presenting the best in international short film and internet video culture’, the Portable Film Festival 2007 has announced this year’s categories and entries are open from March 19 until May 30. A unique film festival with worldwide acclaim, the Portable Film Festival meets our need to consume media quickly in easily digestible chunks no matter where we are – all films can be viewed online or downloaded to a video iPod, Sony PSP, laptop computer or suitable mobile phone. Last year’s entry ‘Maestroscored an Oscar nomination, demonstrating the shift towards portable premium video content the whole world is following. Based in Melbourne, the organisers of the Portable Film Festival are shaking up film presentation and syndication for the better, sharing portable content across the globe and equally promoting film makers of various backgrounds and abilities. [click images above to view 2006 entries]