4th Annual

Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival

January 13, 2017 to January 15, 2017

 
Category

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
September 27, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 43.00 38.00
Winter Session Deadline
November 22, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Spring Deadline
May 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Earlybird Deadline
June 20, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 29.00 *
Celebration Deadline
July 5, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 37.00 32.00
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
July 23, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 39.00 34.00
Summer Bash Deadline
August 21, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 44.00 39.00
Labor Day Deadline
September 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
October 2, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 53.00 48.00
Halloween Deadline
October 31, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 58.00 53.00
Late Deadline
November 4, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
November 6, 2016
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 69.00 64.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately November 7, 2016

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 1 minutes to 40 minutes
Features: From 40 minutes to 125 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
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Media Files
  .FLV (Flash Video)
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SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
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EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Comedy Film
Best Comedy Film

Best Director
Best Director
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actor
Best Actor
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Actress
Best Actress
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
This prize is shared with other categories.

BEST SOUNDTRACK
BEST SOUNDTRACK
This prize is shared with other categories.

Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention
This prize is shared with other categories.

Best Made in Florida
Best Made in Florida
This prize is shared with other categories.

Audience Choice Award
An award will be given to best Anime/Animation
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

A hilarious film from on or off the planet!

•Any length.

•Film’s world premiere must have occurred after January 2015

** Exceptions may be made for films with limited VOD releases outside of Florida or limited online releases associated with international Festival premieres