2nd Annual

Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival

June 02, 2017 to June 03, 2017

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Miami FL 33136
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Short Web
Short Film
Narrative Film
Documentary Film


At Elijah Wells Films we believe that a great film always starts with a great story.


EWYIFF is a two-day film event presented by Folk Life Film Festival, taking place June 2nd-3rd, 2017 at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater in Miami, FL. We welcome film enthusiasts and professionals from all over to be a part of this historic event. Elijah Wells Films is a Film Production Company based in Miami, FL whose passion is capturing a story through lens. Over the last two years, Elijah Wells Films has become a staple brand in the film industry, specializing in documentary and filmmaking.

Best known for producing the short film “The Gift”, Elijah Wells Films is the company behind the ABFF 2012 Community Short Film Showcase winner. Celebrities from the likes of Mr. Robert Townsend, Jeff Friday, Spike Lee, Omari Hardwick, and Joann Payton have shared the same stage, and supported Elijah Wells Films. The Miami Times classified Elijah Wells as “one of our very own indie filmmaker”. Therefore, we welcome and appreciate your contributions to this event as it will not only help build awareness around young filmmakers in Miami, but also help serve the community.


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The Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival will take place June 2-3 2017 at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex. This event is for students in grades 6-12, and college students.

This years categories are Short Film, Short Web, Narrative, or Documentary, each no longer than 20 minutes.

File Formats: MP4, AVI or Quicktime.
HD Resolution: 1280x720 (720p, 16:9 aspect ratio), or 1920x1080 (1080p, 16x9 aspect ratio).

Submission Deadlines: March 1st-May 15th.

Two contestants per category will be selected for their film to be screened at EWYIFF. Their will be one winner per category, which will be announced at the end of EWYIFF, during the Awards Ceremony. Only one submission per person.

Any questions email Elijahwellsfilm@gmail.com