The Motus Projects Film Festival

July 1st - September 30th

The Parkour community has some amazing filmmakers out there and we hope this film festival can showcase some of the great talent that has been brewing in the wings of our community.

Submissions will start on the 1st of July and run all the way through until September the 30th. Judging will take place throughout the month of October & results will be announced in early NovemberWe are planning on hosting a cinema screening to announce the winners and show some of the best films that are submitted - more info on that coming shortly!





- Movement
- Documentary
- Phone
- Drone
- Continuous One Shot


In this category we simply want you to showcase the art of our sport in whichever way you choose. This can be a chilled vibey video through to a heavy action edit. We want you to showcase the movement, but also yourself and your skills as a filmmaker. 
Category Rules
- You can shoot & edit on whatever format you choose.
- Maximum video length - 3 minutes.
View Movement Submissions


In this category we want to be taken on a journey. This can be a physical journey or even an emotional one but we want to be invested in the message you are trying to convey behind the story you are documenting.
Category Rules
- You can shoot & edit on whatever format you choose.
- Maximum video length - 10 minutes.
View Documentary Submissions


This category is new to this years festival and is pretty self explanatory - all you have to do is make a parkour video on your phone.
Category Rules
- Must be shot on a phone.
- Can be edited on any platform. 
- Maximum video length - 3 minutes.
- Please be aware under certain circumstances we may need to ask for evidence that this was shot on a phone.
View Phone Submissions


With the success of this category in last years festival, we have decided to include it again in this years one too.
Category Rules
- Entire video must be shot on a drone.
- Maximum video length - 3 minutes.
View Drone Submissions 

Continuous One Shot

Combining a creative eye and a choreographed route, we hope to see videographers make the most of the one shot they have.
Category Rules
- There must be no cuts/transitions.
- You can shoot & edit on whatever format you choose.
- Minimum video length - 30 seconds.
- Maximum video length - 2 minutes.
View One Shot Submissions

Prizes & Awards

- Winner in each category.
- Best overall film - (best film out of all of the films submitted to the festival)
- Athlete Award - (sponsored athletes at The Motus Projects will choose their favourite film out of all the films submitted to the festival)

Prize Pool (this will grow so keep checking back)*

All winning films will receive a physical trophy & clothing prizes from The Motus Projects.

*keep checking back here as we may have a surprise for you soon*

*We reserve the right to add further categories for awards. The Motus Projects reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value for this or any other reason that it determines in its sole and absolute discretion. Prize must be accepted as awarded, is not transferable except at the sole discretion of The Motus Projects and cannot be converted to cash. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All prize details are at The Motus Projects' sole discretion.


The Judges

Once again all of our judges are acclaimed filmmakers within the Parkour & Freerunning Community.

- Toby Segar (Storror)

- Kie Willis (Storm Freerun)

- Marcus Gustafsson (Air Wipp)

- Giles Campbell Longley (The Motus Projects)

- The Athlete Award will be decided via a group vote of The Motus Projects sponsored athletes.


The Screening & Results

Results will be announced in early November. This year we plan on hosting a cinema screening to announce all the results and the winners.

More info coming shortly. 





General Rules & Terms

- Filmmakers can only submit one film per category.

- Films can only be submitted to only one category, i.e. you cannot submit an action phone film to both the phone category and the movement category.

- You cannot submit a film that has been released before the 1st of July. (It can be shot before this date but it can't have been released)

- The closing date for submissions is the 30th of September. Films submitted after this date will not be included in the festival.

- There is a time limit for the videos in each category. 

     - Movement is 3 minutes

     - Documentary is 10 minutes

     - Phone is 3 minutes.

     - Drone is 3 minutes.

     - Continuous One Shot is between 30 seconds and 2 minutes.

- Films must not have been submitted to last years festival.

Once a film is submitted, it may not be withdrawn.

The Filmmaker (you) are the sole owner of the video you are submitting and have the full rights to submit to us and to allow us, The Motus Projects, the rights to host the video on all our platforms.

- By submitting a film the filmmaker confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the Festival. The film does not violate any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of any person or entity. Releases for music, images, content and talent must be obtained by the filmmaker. The Motus Projects are not liable for copyright infringement or unauthorized use. 


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