Carl Spence, Thom Powers, Kiva Reardon, Diana Cadavid: Miami Film Festival’s Dream Team

By | June 22nd, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|

Miami Film Festival is proud to announce new and returning members of its program team as the 2017-18 season gets underway, leading up to the 35th edition of the Festival, March 9 -18, 2018, under the directon of the Festival’s Executive Director and Director of Programming, Jaie Laplante.   NEW to the Miami program team this [...]

A Call to Action from Your Film Festival

By | March 22nd, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS|

What defunding the NEA would mean to Miami Dade College Cultural programs? The White House proposed budget for FY2018 officially recommends the complete defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). At Miami Dade College (MDC), we strongly believe that arts have the power to enable people to see beyond their differences. Because of this, [...]

Miami Film Festival Titles Recognized at 2017 Goya Awards

By | February 2nd, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS|

With the Goya Awards taking place just a few days away, we’re excited to be cheering on five titles that screened at the 2016 Miami Film Festival & Miami Film Festival’s GEMS, as well as four highly anticipated films that will premiere at the 34th annual Miami Film Festival in March:  Smoke & Mirrors, Maria [...]

Unifrance and Miami Film Festival to Join Forces for a 2nd Year

By | November 22nd, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

After a very successful debut in 2016, UniFrance and Miami Film Festival are pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of Mercado del Cine Francés en Miami, the French film sales market will take place within the 34th Miami Film Festival activities on March 5-7, 2017.   As a prominent film festival that welcomes agents, buyers and [...]


By | November 16th, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

  Accreditation for VeoMiami, the industry market of the 2017 Miami Film Festival (March 3– 12, 2017), is now open until February 10, 2017 to all film professionals, including (but not limited to) sales agents, buyers, producers, production executives, craftspeople, financiers, festival programmers, film commissioners, film publicists, and exhibitors. Accreditation gives the following benefits: Access [...]

Miami Film Festival’s Fall Movie Picks

By | September 23rd, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Fall movie season is official upon us, and with it comes Miami Film Festival’s mini fall festival GEMS. Featuring a stunning 13-film line-up of some of the most buzzed-about titles of the year, Miami film lovers can rest assured knowing that they’ll be taken care of this fall season. But when GEMS 2016 comes to [...]


By | August 23rd, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Photo: Eagle Rock Entertainment Miami Film Festival is excited to announce that The Rolling Stones' exhilarating rock 'n' roll documentary OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ: A TRIP ACROSS LATIN AMERICA by Paul Dugdale will make its Florida Premiere at the second edition of GEMS Film Festival, taking place October 13-16 at MDC's Tower Theater. [...]


By | July 25th, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Ciro Guerra’s EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS 2015) won in seven of the eight categories for which it was up for at the 3rd Platino Ibero-American Film Awards on Sunday night in Uruguay, including Best Feature Film and Best Director for Guerra. Another MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS 2015 film, THE CLUB, by Pablo Larraín was awarded [...]

RESTLESS LOVE (AMORES URBANOS) will compete for the IV Sebastiane Latino Award

By | July 13th, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Vera Egito’s debut feature, RESTLESS LOVE (AMORES URBANOS), which had its World Premiere at the 2016 Miami Film Festival, is one of the six contenders for the IV Sebastiane Latino Award, to be presented at the upcoming San Sebastian Film Festival in September 2016. The 2015 prize went to another Miami Festival film, BUTTERFLY (MARIPOSA), by Marcos [...]

Miami Film Festival Alumni Head to 2016 Cannes Film Festival

By | April 28th, 2016|INDUSTRY NEWS|

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival line-up was recently revealed, and it’s just as glitzy and star-studded as ever. With the world-renowned festival heading into its 69th edition, we look back on some of the Miami Film Festival’s esteemed alumni who are premiering films that are sure to make a splash at Cannes, taking place May [...]

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