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

SHORT WINNER
Keisha Rae Witherspoon’s “T”

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