Miami International Film Festival Titles Have Strong Showing at 87th Oscar Noms

By | January 15th, 2015|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Wild Tales At this morning’s 87th Academy Award nominations, films from Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival made a strong showing! From the upcoming 32nd edition of the Festival (March 6 – 15, 2015), Argentina’s Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes), our opening night film, is nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film [...]

A Quartet of Miami Film Talent Set to Screen at Sundance & Slamdance 2015

By | December 15th, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS|

This week we are celebrating four talented Miami filmmakers who’ll be heading to the snow-capped mountains of Park City, Utah next month to showcase their latest work. Three of the films will be featured at Sundance Film Festival (Jan. 22 to Feb. 1, 2015)—the prestigious Fest founded in 1969 by Robert Redford, and a fourth at [...]

MiamiFF Announces US Premiere of Jazz Age Globetrotting Drama ‘The Lost Aviator’

By | November 25th, 2014|FILM SPOTLIGHT, INDUSTRY NEWS|

With last night's unveiling of the MiamiFF32 poster as an image from Miami's history (Orson Welles in Miami Beach 1943), MiamiFF revealed today the first title of the 2015 Festival's official selection - another shot of vintage Miami: The Lost Aviator, by Australian filmmaker Andrew Lancaster.  Against his family’s wishes, Andrew decided to open up a cold case [...]

The Art of Adapting Page Turners to the Big Screen

By | November 5th, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS|

This past March, MiamiFF31 featured a number of titles stemming from novels that were translated into the language of film including: Manuel Martín Cuenca’s Cannibal (Caníbal), about a Spanish tailor who lusts for female flesh in a secretly unconventional way—based on the novel of the same name by Cuban writer Humberto Arenal; Lukas Moodysson’s We [...]

Beach Day to Perform at the South Beach Regal for MIFF’s REEL Music Video Art Competition presented by MTV Latin America and Tr3s

By | February 28th, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS|

Attendees are going to be treated to a special surprise at MIFF’s REEL Music Video Art Competition presented by MTV Latin America and Tr3s, when Miami-based band Beach Day takes the stage.  Beach Day will be bringing their unique brand of retro-inspired rock to the competition after the top 10 finalists’ music videos are screened. [...]


By | February 14th, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|

Always dedicated to celebrating diversity in arts, Miami International Film Festial (MIFF) has announced the top 10 finalists in the Music Video Art Competition. Sponsored by MTV Latin America and Tr3s REEL, the competition is sure to be one of the highlights of the festival this year and certainly contributes to the cultural evolution that [...]

MIFF Announces Three Additional Feature Films to 2014 Line-up

By | February 3rd, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|

Last week we announced the “final” line-up for our 31st edition, landing at a total 94 feature and 44 short films from 38 countries. But NOT SO FAST – MIFF has some additional treats in store, and this week announces three exciting new additions to the 2014 line-up, to bring the total number of features [...]

Trucks in Technicolor: MIFF, MOAD and NWSA to Co-Present ‘Horn Please’

By | January 23rd, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|

Raja painter finishing a Panihari painting; Decorated trucks in JodhpurFor truckers in India, it’s all about color. Vibrant, hand-painted and individual, trucks have shifted in function—from mere transporters of goods to art forms in their own right. Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), MDC Museum of Art + Design (MOAD), and New World School of the [...]

Three Films from MIFF’s 30th Anniversary Honored with Oscar Noms

By | January 16th, 2014|INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|

Three films from Miami International Film Festival’s 30th anniversary edition last March were honored with Academy Award nominations this morning.MIFF executive director Jaie Laplante, 20 Feet From Stardom director Morgan Neville; Darlene Love performs to an enchanted audience at MIFF 2013's Opening Night at Olympia TheaterOur spectacular opening night presentation of 20 Feet From Stardom, [...]

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