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.

HBO Latino


HBO Latin America is the premium television network leader that, in addition to being recognized for the quality and diversity of its original programming, films and documentaries, also provides services with the highest technology in SD and HD formats in more than 23 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean through its HBO®, HBO2®, HBO(r) Signature, HBO(r) Plus, HBO(r) Family, HBO Caribbean(r), Cinemax(r),MAX(r), MAX HD(r) and MaxPrimeSM and HBO OD. For more, visit www.hbolag.tv

Principal Sponsors

  • Tilia
  • Alfred I DuPont
  • Dolby Content Services
  • Lexus
  • Miami Downtown Development Authority
  • Regal Entertainment Group
  • Stella Artois
  • Univision 23
  • Univision Radio

Producing Sponsors

  • America Economia
  • byejoe
  • Continental Film Lans
  • Diario Las Americas
  • Egeda
  • Film O Tech
  • Florida Dept. of Cultural Affairs
  • Magna-Tech
  • Miami Magazine
  • The Miami Herald
  • NBC 6
  • Gusman Center
  • The Standard Spa
  • Telemundo
  • Tr3s
  • Viendo Movies

Supporting Sponsors

  • Baoli
  • Epic Miami Hotel
  • FPL
  • Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Haven Lounge
  • IMDB
  • JW Marriot Marquis Miami
  • Miami Parking Authority
  • Miami New Times
  • Pyrat Rums
  • Nikki Beach
  • Selecta magazine
  • Ultimat Vodka

Media Sponsors

  • Atlantic Broadband
  • Cineinforme
  • Miami Community Newspaper
  • Eurocinema
  • LatinAm Cinema
  • Miami ArtZine
  • Miami Today News
  • MUBI
  • Poder
  • Screen International
  • WDNA
  • wiremag.com

Targeted Sponsors

  • Five Napkin Burger
  • Amore Pacific
  • Audiosocket
  • Azul
  • The Betsy Hotel
  • Books & Books
  • Bloomingdales
  • Catharsis Restaurant & Lounge
  • Chateau D'Esclans
  • Cibo Wine Bar
  • Confucius Institute
  • Controluce
  • Copelia
  • Coral Gables Art Cinema
  • Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
  • Coral Gables Country Club
  • Coral Gables
  • Cotton Cravings
  • Crave
  • Crem
  • DB Bistro Moderne
  • FIU - Latin American & Caribbean Center
  • Fleming's Steak House
  • Frederick Wildman
  • La Taberna Giralda
  • Jordan Ressler
  • Miami LGBT
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque
  • Miami Silkscreens
  • The Miami Foundation
  • Morton's
  • Native Films
  • The Oceanaire
  • Omnomnom Cookies
  • Osklen
  • O Cinema
  • Kind Healthy Snacks
  • Tarpon Bend
  • Panama Film Commission
  • Piola
  • Popcorn Indiana
  • Seasons 52
  • TeleFilm Canada
  • Truluck's
  • Tuyo
  • University of Miami