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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
email: info@miamifilmfestival.com

Mr. Jaie Laplante

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

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


HBO Ibero American Competition
A SORT OF FAMILY by Diego Lerman (AR/BR/PL/FR/DE/DK, 27 Films Production)
CANDELARIA by Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza (CO/DE/NO/AR, Razor Film Produktion)
HUNTING SEASON by Natalia Garagiola (AR/US/ DE/FR/QA, Augenschein Filmproduktion)

Jordan Ressler Screenwriting Competition
THE GARDEN (SOMMERHÄUSER) by Sonja Maria Kröner (Walker + Worm Film)

Cinema 360
THREE PEAKS (DREI ZINNEN) by Jan Zabeil (DE/IT, Rohfilm Productions)
UNDER THE TREE by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson (IS/PL/DK/DE, One Two Films)
WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir (PS/FR/DE/CO/NO/QA/AE, klinkerfilm)

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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