ARGENTINE MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS WILL WORLD PREMIERE AT TIFF

By | August 22nd, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Tigre, the Argentine film directed by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra Guardiola and produced by Pucara Cinethat was the co-winner of the 2017 Miami Film Festival Encuentros post-production prize presented by Knight Foundation, will have its official World Premiere in September at the largest film event in the Americas, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), it was announced today. Additionally, Diego Lerman’s A Sort [...]

Monument puts Miami Grand Prize winner in US Theaters

By | July 12th, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Did you know that Miami Film Festival’s annual Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize contains a US theatrical distribution incentive as a bonus to the prestige of winning Miami’s top annual film award? Festival regulations hold 50%, or $15,000 of the cash award, for 30 days after the close of the Festival to enable a [...]

Memories Playback Like Movies: A New Personal Documentary from Trinidad

By | July 3rd, 2017|INDUSTRY NEWS|

by Jaie Laplante, Director of Programming Family photo from Unfinished Sentences This past April, for the 3rd consecutive year, International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panama) held their outstanding emerging filmmaker support program, Primera Mirada. Led by artistic director Diana Sanchez, this Central America/Caribbean-focused event provides some of the region's most interesting [...]

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 [...]

INDUSTRY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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 [...]

THE ROLLING STONES, IGGY POP DOCUMENTARIES AT MIAMI GEMS 2016 FESTIVAL

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. [...]

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