36th Annual

Miami Film Festival

March 01, 2019 to March 10, 2019

 
Category

Wolfson CinemaSlam Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Regular Deadline
January 18, 2019
Regular Discounted
Student Fee 10.00 *

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
February 15, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
No requirement for completed by date

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Information not provided.


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Information not provided.

Prizes & Awards

This festival has not yet specified whether this category is a competition.
No prizes/awards entered for this category.

Category Rules

COMPLETED SHORT FILMS:

Regulations:
• Films may be in the narrative, documentary, experimental, animated, or VR genres.
• Maximum runtime is 30 minutes.
• Film completion date must be October 2017 or later. Films submitted in a prior year are ineligible.
• Students must have been enrolled at the participating school on the completion date of their finished films.
• Films submitted may be part of a class project or an independent piece.
• Submissions are OPEN until Friday, January 18, 2019.
• Submissions MUST be uploaded to the Withoutabox platform in an acceptable resolution.
• Students must pay a submission fee of $10 to enter the competition.
• The exhibition format of films selected must be digital file[.

Awards:
• The $5,000 Best Film Featuring Archival Material. To be eligible in this category, a student production must have made some use of archival material from Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College in a way that is essential to the student’s content. There is no minimum or maximum required percentage of the film’s running time devoted to archival material. (The cash award will be given to the winner school to distribute it to the student producer through the school’s scholarship program).
• Miami CinemaSlam Champion. The winning film will receive an engraved trophy to be given to the student producer.
• Best Director. The winning director will receive a certificate.
• Best Actor. The winner actor will receive a certificate.
• Best Actress. The winner actress will receive a certificate.
• Best Writing. The winner scriptwriter will receive a certificate.
• Best Documentary (or Best Narrative, if the CinemaSlam Champion is a Documentary). The winning film will receive a certificate given to the student producer.
• Best Technical Achievement. The winner will receive a certificate.