Festival Calendar

Miami International Film Festival

Miami International Film Festival
Miami Dade College
300 NE 2nd Avenue
FL 33132 - 2204 Miami
phone +1-3 05 237 34 56
fax +1-3 05 237 7344
http://www.miamifilmfestival.com
email: info@miamifilmfestival.com

Director
Mr. Jaie Laplante
jaie@miamifilmfestival.com

Year of Foundation 1984

Event Date from 01 March 2019 till 10 March 2019

in Miami, United States

Sections Feature Film, Gusman Premieres (Films from world renowned directors and emerging filmmakers are showcased at the historic Gusman Center for the Performing Arts), Knight Competition, Knight Documentary Competition, Cinema 360°, Reel Music Scene, Shorts Competition, Mayhem, Veomiami Digital Marketplace, MIFFecito

Terms of Entry World premiere no earlier than January 1, 2018 for all competition sections, DCP only, all feature film competition categories: 60 min. or longer; all documentaries: 50 min. or longer, short film: max. 30 min. World, International or US-premiere preferred. No DVD submissions, only online submissions via Withoutabox or password protected platforms.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline Early Deadline: 29 June 2018 / fee: 45 - 55 USD
Regular Deadline : 31 July 2018 / fee: 55 - 65 USD
Late Deadline: 31 August 2018 / fee: 65 - 75 USD
Extended Deadline: 28 September 2018 / fee: 100 USD


Attendance Figures 70,000

Participants of the Film Industry 300 filmmakers, talent and industry professionals and talent scouts

Prizes/Awards MARIMBAS Award (30.000 USD for best Feature Film)
Documentary Achievement Award (10.000 USD for best Documentary voted upon by festival audience)
HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award (10.000 USD)
Jordan Ressler First Feature Award (10.000 USD)
Zeno Mountain Award (5.000 USD)
IMDbPro Short Film Award (5.000 USD)
Feature Film Audience Award
Short Film Audience Award


German Films

2019


Cinedwntwn Galas
THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA by Arturo Onfante (CU/DE, FassB Filmproduktion)

Documentary Achievement Award
LOS REYES by Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff (CL/DE, Dirk Manthey Film)
 
HBO Ibero American Feature Film Award
YULI by Icíar Bollaín (ES/CU/GB/DE, Match Factory Productions)
 
IMDBPro Short Film Award
I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel (UK/DE)
 
Jordan Ressler First Feature Film Award
THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCIA by Arturo Onfante (CU/DE, FassB Filmproduktion)
 
Knight Marimbas Award
303 by Hans Weingartner (Kahuuna Films, Starhaus Produktion, NEUESUPER)
YULI by Icíar Bollaín (ES/CU/GB/DE, Match Factory Productions)
 
Zeno Mountain Award
CARLOTTA’S FACE by Valentin Riedl, Frédéric Schuld
 
Cinema 360
IN THE AISLES (IN DEN GÄNGEN) by Thomas Stuber (Sommerhaus Filmproduktion, Rotor Film, Departures Film)

Number of Films Shown around 100 films

Media Coverage national and international coverage

Evaluation The Miami International Film Festival uses the unique geographical and cultural position of Miami to be a premiere venue for the exhibition of international and US films, with a special focus on Ibero-American cinema. A large number of buyers from South America attend the festival.

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