line (www.supershorts.org.uk) and then text vote their favourite films. In return users receive a mobile video download as a reward for voting.
TLMH is a leading mobile film content creation company and its sponsorship is a celebration and showcase of films suitable for handheld devices such as iPods, mobile phones and PSP’s (Play Station Portables). All films must be a minimum of 20 seconds and a maximum of 60 seconds in length.
Tony Klinger, Chief Executive Officer, TLMH, as well as other representatives from the mobile and film industry, will sit on the Festival’s prestigious Judging Panel to choose the top five finalists.
Tony Klinger said: “We are delighted to be the sole and first sponsor of the Talent Circle’s Super Shorts Mobile Award. Technological advancements of the film and video industry are making way for iconic short films, screened on mobile phones.
“TLMH’s origins are rooted in content innovation and the development of creative talent. As Talent Circle is the epicentre of the independent film-making community in the U.K., there really is no better place to discover and celebrate the next generation of content creators.”
Talent Circle Super Shorts is the U.K.’s only major independent, international, film festival that celebrates and showcases films of no longer than five minutes in length.
Andrew Hai, Managing Director, Talent Circle said: “Super Shorts embraces all exhibition formats that enable film-makers to showcase their work. Super Short films are already ideal for watching on mobile phones and handheld devices. However, the most popular films are those that are no longer than one minute, which can be downloaded quickly and watched in an instant.
It is great to have experts like TLMH on board.” TLMH is providing a host of prizes including digital shooting kits and High Definition editing packages. The winner will be announced and presented with the TLMH Mobile Award at the Super Shorts Film Festival closing awards ceremony in central London on
24 July 2006.