Calls for Entry: Miami International Film Festival

July 28, 2014

Calls for Entry: Miami International Film Festival

Miami International Film Festival 

(Features and shorts, all genres)

The Miami International Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2015 edition.

Please note that films must be submitted directly to the festival.

Submission format: Secure online screener through Withoutabox
Competitive: Yes
Entry fees: Yes

Deadline: July 28, 2014
Extended Deadline: August 29, 2014 
Final Deadline: September 30, 2014


  • Running time for narrative features: over 60 minutes;
  • Running time for documentary features: over 50 minutes;
  • Running time for shorts: under 30 minutes;
  • Films must be at minimum a Florida premiere and for certain competitive categories, preference is given to World, International and US premieres;
  • Films must not have been broadcast on internet, TV or had a theatrical release in the US prior to March 20, 2015;
  • Screening format for selected films: DCP.

The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is an important venue in the U.S. for launching new Ibero-American cinema and showcasing international films entering the United States. The annual Festival attracts more than 70,000 audience members and more than 400 industry delegates. The Festival’s various competitive sections award cash prizes. The Festival’s non-competitive sections include: Cinema 360°, Doc-You-Up, Florida Focus, Lee Brian Schrager’s Culinary Cinema, REEL Music Scene, America The Beautiful, Visions and Mayhem.

In 2014, four Canadian films were invited to screen at the festival:Gabrielle by Louise Archambault, I’ll Follow You Down and Siddharthby Richie Mehta and the short film Impromptu by Bruce Alcock.

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