To get started on your mobile video for the Next Gen Cine contest look at the submission criteria and select a category for your work.



  • Open only to legal U.S. residents residing in Illinois or Wisconsin
  • Must be 13 – 21 to participate
  • Videos must be no shorter than 2 minutes and no longer than 5 minutes (excluding credits)
  • Videos must be made on a mobile device
  • Videos must be original pieces of work
  • No logos can be used or seen in the videos except Pepsi or Marcus logos (including, but not limited to logos on clothing, products, background ads, etc.)
  • No adult language, nudity or adult content (see detailed restrictions in the official rules)
  • Multiple submissions are accepted
  • Videos should be recorded and edited with no lesser than 720 HD format, but we highly recommend 1080 HD for optimal viewing.
  • All films submitted in a language other than English must have English subtitles
  • All music and other copyrighted material used must be properly licensed or be royalty free (see detailed restrictions in the official rules)
  • You must have permission to use the likeness of anyone filmed in the video (including parent permission for any minor in the video)

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