To the Florida Film Community:
Accreditation for the 29th Miami International Film Festival (March 2 – 11, 2012) an event produced and presented by Miami Dade College is now open. Early bird pricing began Monday December 19, 2011 and ends at midnight EST on Friday, February 3, 2012. At this time, I would like to direct you to our Industry Accreditation webpage, to commence your application click HERE. The deadline for Industry Registration is February 17, 2012.
Gold Accreditation – $249 (USD) – Early Bird Fee $199 (USD)
Ideal for film buyers, programmers and professionals scouting films
Silver Accreditation – $179 (USD) – Early Bird Fee $129 (USD)
Ideal for networking with filmmakers, jurors, sales agents, buyers, producers, financiers, festival programmers, etc.
Accreditation gives the following benefits
- Access to a maximum of 3 public screenings per festival day (excluding Opening/Awards /Closing) that can be picked up each day at our main Registration desk at Festival HQ*’
- Access to all MASTERCLASS Seminars
- Nightly Happy Hours and networking opportunities
- Access to Industry/Filmmaker invite only events
- Access to Digital viewing library (including Ibero-American On-line Market)
- Industry Guide Listing, Rights List, MIFF Publications
ALL registered delegates will have access to our password-protected Ibero-American digital marketplace and on-line screening library. The Industry office will provide you with a secure password to enable you to access our on-line screening library, and Ibero-American digital marketplace, closer to festival start. The addition of the Ibero-American digital marketplace, new for 2012, is central to expanding and growing the profile of the Festival’s Industry Office
During its 28 years, the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) has grown to be a premiere venue for the exhibition of U.S. and international films, showcasing films and filmmakers that have gained world-wide attention. More than 70,000 people attended the Festival in 2011 and more than 300 filmmakers, producers, directors, writers, actors, and industry representatives from around the world. The portal to the United States for Ibero-American film, the Miami international Film Festival is ideally placed to nurture a healthy, focused marketplace for original Latin content (this includes any film shot or financed in South America, Central America, or Portugal OR Spanish/Portuguese-language film shot or financed in the U.S.).
Past attendees have included key industry professionals from U.S. distribution companies including Ray Strache –Fox Searchlight Pictures, Marcus Hu – Strand Releasing, Jeffrey Winter – The Film Collaborative, Leslie Cohen – HBO, Arianna Bocco – IFC, Eric Mathis – Ondamax Pictures, David Gale – MTV Networks, Matt Brodlie – Paramount Pictures, , Ron Taylor – Twentieth Century Fox, Millie Luna – Venevision and Eileen Rodriguez – The Weinstein Company, amongst others. The Festival also attracts Festival programmers and international sales agents seeking original content and networking opportunities.
Should you require any further assistance, please contact Carol Coombes, Program & Industry Initiatives Associate Manager firstname.lastname@example.org