The 2nd Vertical Film Festival will be held on Saturday 21st May 2016 in Katoomba (Blue Mountains, Australia). This particular festival is a rare chance for filmmakers to push the boundaries of filmmaking by shooting their films in portrait (tall-screen) format. During the festival there will be two main categories, TALL SHORTS that will showcase a mix of films from around the world, and a competition called ⇧ THIS WAY UP ⇧.

The festival organizers also want us to know that there is still time for filmmakers to send their films until April 30th 2016.
The competition conditions are the following:
– Filmed vertically (in 9:16 aspect ratio) in High Definition.
– No more than 3 minutes long.
– Vertical videos longer than 3 minutes may be considered for out of competition screening.
– Free Entry.
– Open to all genres and subject matter.

Deadline: Saturday 30th April 2016.
To submit your film please follow the next link:

Festival Date: Saturday 21st May, 2016
Time: 7:30pm Bar Open – 8:00pm Screenings
Place: Carrington Brewery | Parke Street- Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia
For more information you can visit the festival webpage: