Knight Made In MIA Award

Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award
$45,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award is a cash competition for the jury-selected feature film of any genre that features a qualitatively and quantitatively substantial portion of its content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida (Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and/or Monroe counties) and that best utilizes its story and theme for universal resonance. The jury will have the option to award $22,500 each to two films that represent different genres (narrative, documentary, hybrid), or may elect to award the entire prize to one film.

Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award
$10,000 Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award is a cash competition for the jury-selected short film under 30 minutes of any genre that features a qualitatively and quantitatively substantial portion of its content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida (Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and/or Monroe counties) and that best utilizes its story and theme for universal resonance.

2020 WINNERS

FEATURE WINNER
Dudley Alexis’ When Liberty Burns
Jury:
 Stephen Arboite, Rachel Bleemer, and Kevin Chinoy.

SHORT WINNER
Keisha Rae Witherspoon’s “T”
Jury:
Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas.

2019 WINNER
FEATURE WINNER:
 
Ivette Lucas and Patrick Bresnan’s Pahokee
SHORT WINNER (Tied):Faren Humes’ “Liberty”, Jayme Gershen’s “Six Degrees of Immigration“

2018 WINNER
David Abel’s Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys