A component of the Festival’s Florida Focus program, CinemaSlam, Miami International Film Festival’s film school competition, aims to discover, showcase, and celebrate the work of undergraduate and graduate students in Miami/ South Florida film schools.
Open to any student enrolled in a participating South Florida college/university on the completion date of the film. Miami/South Florida schools include Barry University, Florida International University, Miami Dade College, Miami International University, New World School of the Arts (University of Florida) St. Thomas University and the University of Miami.

  • Films may be a narrative short, documentary short, experimental short, or animation.
  • Category is open to a maximum runtime of 15-20 minutes.
  • Film completion date must be October 2013 or later. Films submitted in a prior year are ineligible.
  • Submissions are OPEN until January 5, 2015.
  • Submission deadline Friday January 5, 2015 is FINAL we cannot consider submissions after this date.
  • Films submitted may be part of a class project or an independent piece.
  • Submissions MUST be uploaded to the Withoutabox platform in an acceptable resolution.
  • Students must pay a submission fee of $10 to enter the competition.
  • Exhibition format if selected as "a finalist" must be BluRay or digital file.

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For further details email:
MIFF Submissions Team

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