Premiere Sponsors

Knight Foundation

John S. & James L. Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit KnightFoundation.org

Miami Dade County

Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council develop cultural excellence, diversity and participation throughout Miami-Dade County by strategically creating and promoting opportunities for artists and cultural organizations, and our residents and visitors who are their audiences. The Department directs the Art in Public Places program and its board, the Art in Public Places Trust, commissioning, curating, maintaining and promoting the County’s art collection. Through staff, board and programmatic resources, the Department, the Council and the Trust promote, coordinate and support Miami-Dade County’s more than 1,000 not-for-profit cultural organizations, as well as thousands of resident artists through grants, technical assistance, public information and interactive community planning. The Department receives funding through the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The Children’s Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, the State of Florida through the Florida Department of State’s Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. For more, visit www.miamidadearts.org


Comcast Communications

Comcast Corporation is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal,which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks. For more, visit www.comcast.com

Miami Beach VCA

Miami Beach Visitor & Convention Authority

The Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA) is a seven-member authority that was established by the State of Florida in 1967 to support the tourism industry in Miami Beach. By law, MBVCA funding comes from a portion of the bed-resort tax in Miami Beach and must be re-invested in tourist-related opportunities. The MBVCA strategically focuses funding and programming on events and programs that: improve the tourist experience, enhance the global marketing and branding of Miami Beach, attract visitors to stay in Miami Beach and result in significant and positive media visibility. For more, visit www.miamibeachvca.com

American Airlines

American Airlines

American Airlines is proud to sponsor and serve as the Official Airline for the Miami International Film Festival. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,400daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. For more, visit www.aa.com

Principal Sponsors

  • 88 Rue Du Rhode
  • HBO Latin America
  • Lexus
  • Tilia
  • Alfred I DuPont
  • Miami Downtown Development Authority
  • Art Works and National Endowment for the Arts logos
  • Regal Entertainment Group
  • Stella Artois
  • Univision 23
  • Univision Radio

Producing Sponsors

  • Alma
  • America Economia
  • byejoe
  • Continental Film and Digital Lab
  • Florida Dept. of Cultural Affairs
  • Microsoft
  • MTV
  • Plymouth Gin
  • Gusman Center
  • NBC 6
  • The Standard Spa
  • Tr3s
  • Viendo Movies

Supporting Sponsors

  • Area 31 restaurant
  • The Betsy Hotel
  • Chipotle
  • Coconut Grove
  • German Consulate in Miami
  • Convertiva Mobile
  • db bistro moderne
  • FPL
  • Haven
  • IMDb
  • Jordan Alexander Ressler Foundation
  • Juntos
  • Juntos
  • Macy`s
  • Miami Parking Authority
  • Miami New Times
  • Miami New Times
  • Papi, Inc.
  • Tequila Patron
  • Piola
  • Pyrat Rums
  • Pyrat Rums
  • Sixt Rent a Car
  • Sixt Rent a Car

Media Sponsors

  • Acontece
  • Alma Magazine
  • Art Hive Magazine
  • Atlantic Broadband
  • The Atlantic Current
  • BazarCine
  • Cineinforme
  • Cine Latino
  • Coconut Grove Grapevine
  • Community Newspapers
  • Diario Las Americas
  • Cineinforme
  • Eventos
  • Executive South Florida
  • Haute Living
  • IndieWire
  • LatinAm Cinema
  • Luhho
  • Miami ArtZine
  • PlayToday Card
  • Screen International
  • SOMI Mag
  • Tropic
  • Wire Magazine

VEOMIAMI Industry Sponsors

  • Cinando
  • ProImagenes Colombia
  • FICG
  • Panama Film Commission
  • rmff
  • Telefilm Canada
  • Ventana Sur

Targeted Sponsors

  • Art Wynwood
  • BritWeek
  • Centromiami
  • CocoWalk
  • Consulate General of Brazil in Miami
  • Consulate General of Israel to Florida & Puerto Rico
  • Coral Gables Art Cinema
  • Coral Gables The City Beautiful
  • Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • FIU Latin American Caribbean Center
  • GLBT Community Projects Fund
  • Miami Beach Cinemateque
  • Miami Beach Cinemateque
  • Miami - Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • MDC MoA+D
  • Newgard
  • O Cinema
  • Paragon Theaters
  • Pretzel Crisps


Lee Brian Schrager's Culinary Cinema Sponsors

  • Area 31 Restaurant
  • Black Brick
  • Cacao Art
  • Catering the Event
  • Chipotle
  • Crepe Maker
  • Toro Toro
  • Egg and Dart
  • Katsuya
  • La Giralda
  • La Gloutonnerie Vintage Kitchen
  • Morton's Steakhouse
  • Oak Tavern
  • Pretzel Crisps
  • Quattro
  • The River Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • Restaurant Michael Schwartz at the Raleigh Hotel
  • Season 52
  • Shake Shack
  • Tarpon Bend
  • ToroToro Miami
  • The Bazaar by Jose Andres
  • The Oceanaire Seafood Room
  • Yum Factory