Be a Filmmaker!
Enter for a Chance to See Your Movie on the Big Screen.

Pepsi and Marcus Theatres® are teaming up to help you unleash your creativity and give light to YOUR story. Create a short mobile video using your phone and submit it to enter for a chance to win. Prizes include movie passes for a year, your work featured on the big screen and cash. Let's get started!


Win Great Prizes!

New & Experienced Filmmakers Encouraged to Enter

Contest runs April 8 - July 31, 2019   |    Must be between the ages of 13 - 21
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3 Grand Prize Winners

See your mobile video on the big screen at Marcus Theatres

Receive Marcus Theaters movie tickets for a year

$1000 cash prize

One winner per category


3 Runner-up Winners

See your mobile video on the big screen at Marcus Theatres

$500 cash prize

One winner per category

Meet Flimmaker Marcelo Martinez, Your Mobile Video Guide

Not sure how to create a mobile video? Milwaukee filmmaker, Marcelo Martinez, will teach you the techniques needed to bring your vision to life. Get to know Marcelo and view the tutorial videos to get started.

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How It Works

Select A Category

Create any story in any genre inspired by one of the three category themes.

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Learn How to Make a Mobile Video

Watch the tutorial videos from Marcelo Martinez for tips and tricks that will make your mobile videos stand out from the rest.

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Create Your Mobile Movie

Find out what the judges are looking for. Check out the submission criteria and bring your vision to life!

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Submit Your Video!

Fill out the quick form and submit your video to enter the Next Gen Cine contest.

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Get Inspired

Marcus Theatres CineLatino Milwaukee Film Festival
Celebrated Latino Filmmakers on April 14

We are inspired by what other Latino filmmakers are creating and what you will create as part of the NextGenCine Mobile Video Contest. We will share videos from that event with you soon!


Keep updated on the latest mobile video tips, contest reminders and updates.