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41st Miami International Film Festival 

Miami, Florida, US, April 5 to 14, 2024

Extended Deadline

December 11, 2023

Call for entries  

(features and shorts, all genres) 

The Miami International Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2024 edition. 


  • Competitive: Yes 
  • Entry fees: Yes 
  • Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival via FilmFreeway



The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) offers an important venue in the U.S. for launching new Ibero-American cinema and showcasing international films entering the United States. The annual Festival attracts approximately 45,000 audience members and 300 industry delegates.  

The festival also offers many cash prizes totalling more than $100,000 USD. The $25,000 Knight MARIMBAS Award is a cash competition for the jury-selected U.S. or international narrative feature film (60 min or longer) that best exemplifies richness and resonance for cinema’s future. The First Feature Award is a $10,000 cash prize to the filmmaker of the jury-selected best first feature narrative. 

In 2023, Falcon Lake (C. Le bon), Riceboy Sleeps (A. Shim), I Like Movies (C. Levack), Kite Zo A (K. Nabatian) et Great Seeing You (H. Pruner) were presented at the festival. 

Telefilm Canada recognizes the selection of a feature film in the festival for applications to its International Promotion Program. 

Promotion and Communications 
Telefilm Canada, Montreal 
1 800 567-0890