Contest Now Closed.

Thanks to all of our talented filmmakers for sharing your stories with us!

Pepsi and Marcus Theatres® are teaming up to help you unleash your creativity and give light to YOUR story. The contest has now ended. We will be reviewing all submissions and ensuring they align with the contest criteria. Winners will be determined on or about September 1, 2019.


Win Great Prizes!

New & Experienced Filmmakers Encouraged to Enter

Contest ran April 8 - August 15, 2019, and is now closed   |    Must be between the ages of 13 - 21
See More Contest Criteria ›


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.

View Video Making Tips ›

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!

The Next Gen Cine contest is now closed. Thank you for your interest! Check back for more opportunities in the future.

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.