Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Miami International Film Festival only accepts online entries submitted via Withoutabox.com, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world. Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions. Fill out one master entry form and take advantage of quick entry, extended deadlines, and powerful submission management tools. There’s no extra cost to you, and by submitting, you’ll join Withoutabox’s global filmmaker community and stay in the loop about international exhibition opportunities. Click to submit your film today!

Frequently Asked Questions

General Information & Rules

Wednesday, November 20, 2013  VeoMiami Deadline   $100.00 (SOS)*
*NOT A FESTIVAL-CATEGORY

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL NOV 20, 2013

ALL OTHER FESTIVAL CATEGORIES ARE CLOSED FOR THE 2014 EDITION

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Feature projects, either completed or in post-production, seeking exposure to sales, distribution, and programming professionals

  • Feature films entered in this category must be 60 minutes or longer in TRT
  • Must not have been publicly released in the US prior to MIFF 2014**
  • Film’s world premiere must have occurred after March 2013
  • Excludes films selected for the official MIFF program
  • Submissions will be accepted until November 20, 2013

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is a world-class platform for International and Ibero-American film. Presenting its 31st edition in March 2014, MIFF showcases the work of the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers to the diverse South Florida community. With its special focus on Ibero-American cinema, the Miami International Film Festival has become the natural gateway for the discovery of Ibero-American talent. Cash awards totaling $55,000 are given in competition categories. Save-the-date: March 6 – 17, 2014.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
31st Edition - 2014

The 2013 Miami International Film Festival attracted approximately 70,000 people and 300 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals from around the world. MIFF presented 100 films from more than 435 countries, including several international prizewinners and 70 East Coast, US, North American and World premieres. Headquartered in the heart of Miami Beach, the Festival has had the privilege of hosting a noted group of filmmakers and talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Abel Ferrara, Spike Lee, Andy Garcia, Alfonso Cuaron, Lawerence Kasdan, Terence Davies, Francois Ozon, Fernando Trueba, Kate Hudson, Jonathan Demme, Liv Ullman, Luc Besson, Hector Babenco, Willem Dafoe, Demi Moore, Kevin Kline, Robert Loggia, Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Cooper, Helen Hunt, and Danny Glover.

Thank you for your interest in the Miami international Film Festival.

ORGANIZERS
Jaie Laplante (Director); Andres Castillo (Asst. Director/Programmer); Betsey-Greene Freeman (Administration); Tatyana Chiocchetti (Marketing). Rachel Bleemer (Branding Manager)

GENERAL RULES
SUBMISSION CHECKLIST
Please be sure you include the following:

- SECURE ONLINE SCREENER

- Film Stills: high resolution, clearly labeled. (Preferably on CD in a .jpg file)
***NOTE: Should your film be chosen for the 2014 Festival, film stills should be at least 8 x 4.5 and 300 dpi at this size in inches or larger, AND, horizontal in orientation if possible.

***NOTE: If your film is selected, the Miami International Film Festival will provide one-way shipping only.

*MIFF Off-Season
Please note that films not selected for the 2014 Festival will be considered for MIFF Off-Season Programs. Should your submission be selected for off-season programming, you will receive an invitation between March and November.