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03-Mar-2015 12:18pm PDT  

 

Miami International Film Festival

32 Annual: March 06, 2015 to March 15, 2015

  Ibero-American Opera Prima Competition

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

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
 
June 30, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


July 28, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


August 29, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00


September 30, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 85.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 15-Jan-2015


RUNTIME
Features: minimum 60 minutes


COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after 01-Mar-2014


PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Latin America, Spain and Portugal, as well as Latino-themed works produced in the United States


PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in FL, though preference is given to US, North American, and World premieres


DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


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

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
OTHER
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP    

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English
OTHER


PRESSKIT REQUIREMENTS
A press kit is requested but not required, including:
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Photo of the Director - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Press Clippings


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Special Jury Award
The Grand Jury winner of the Opera Prima Competition category will receive cash awards in the amount of $5,000.


Audience Choice Award


CATEGORY RULES
First-time feature filmmakers from Spain, Portugal and/or Latin America will compete for a $5,000 USD cash prize

• Must be 60 minutes or longer in TRT
• This category is open only to first-time filmmakers from Ibero-America
• Preference will be given to World, International, North American and U.S. premieres, but must be at minimum a Florida Premiere at MIFF 2015.
• Must not have been or be scheduled for public consumption through any form of public broadcast (including internet) or commercial theatrical engagement in the US prior to March 20, 2015**
• World premiere must have occurred no earlier than March 7, 2014
• Projects must originate from Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean, or any Latin American country, OR originate from the US and contain a central Latino theme or character
• Exhibition format must be DCP


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