Festivals

Miami Film Festival

06-Mar-2020 To 15-Mar-2020

Miami , United States

The following category rules will apply universally to all competition and non-competition categories unless specifically noted:

1. World premiere must have occurred no earlier than January 1, 2019

2. There is a minimum Florida premiere requirement for films (60 min or more, 50 min or more for documentaries) to compete in all Feature Film Award categories. However, all things being equal, the Festival will give programming preference to films that offer a World, International, North American or US premiere status.

3. There is no specific premiere requirement for short or medium length films of less than 60 minutes submitted to Made in MIA Award or Zeno Mountain Award categories, or films of 30 minutes or less submitted to the Short Film Award category. Films of these lengths that are actively streaming online are eligible to submit and compete in these categories, so long as they are in compliance with rule #1.  However, all things being equal, the Festival will give programming preference to World, International, North American and US Premieres or to works that will not yet be available online during the Festival dates.

4. There is no specific premiere requirement for films in non-competition categories.

5. Exhibition format must be delivered on DCP.