Entering its 13th year Miami Encuentros is presented through the Festival’s VeoMiami industry program, which runs parallel to Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival (March 4-13, 2016)

More information, such as submission details for the 2016 Edition will be available by Fall 2015.

A History of Successful Encuentros Projects

  • The Apostate (El Apóstata) Winner of 2015 MIAMI ENCUENTROS presented by Knight Foundation $10,000 cash prize

  • Aurora, by Rodrigo Sepulveda (Chile)

  • Por Las Plumas (All About the Feathers) by Neto Villalobos, Costa Rica - Winner of MIFF 2013 Encuentros $10,000 cash prize...more

  • Tanta agua by Ana Guevara y Leticia Jorge, Uruguay – North American Premiere at the 2013 Festival and Knight Ibero-American Competition Grand Jury Prize winner

  • 7 Virgins (7 virgenes) by Alberto Rodríguez, Spain – Nominated for six Goya awards and winner of one; won Silver Seashell at San Sebastian 2005

  • Dog Eat Dog (Perro come perro) by Carlos Moreno, Colombia

  • Gigante by Adrian Biniez, Uruguay / Argentina / Germany / Spain – Winner of the Silver Bear Berlin 2009

  • Heartlift (Lifting de corazón) by Eliseo Subiela, Argentina – MIFF 2006 Opening Night Film

  • Holy Girl (La niña santa) by Lucrecia Martel, Argentina – Screened at MIFF 2005; Official Selection 2004 Cannes Film Festival

  • Lokas by Gonzalo Justiniano, Chile

  • Madeinusa by Claudia Llosa, Peru – Screened at MIFF 2006; premiered at Sundance

  • Rolling Family (Familia Rodante) by Pablo Trapero – Screened at MIFF 2005

  • Satanas by Andi Baiz, Colombia – World Premiere at MIFF 2007

  • Septembers (Septiembres) by Carles Bosch, Spain – World Premiere at MIFF 2007