MIAMI STORIES – 90 seconds video contest

The Miami Independent Film Festival is proud to present the MIAMI STORIES, the 90 Seconds Video Contest that will be hosted during our Annual Event Mindie 2019.

MIAMI STORIES is a special contest for filmmakers in Miami:
Tell us a story set in Miami! The story can be any genre, but it needs to follow 2 rules: It can’t be over 90 seconds long and has to be shot in Miami! You can shoot it however you want.. using your phone, your professional camera, your drone, it can be narrative or documentary-style, as long as you tell us a story set in Miami!

All film selected will be screened during the 4th Miami Independent Film Festival on June 2019 at the Miami Beach Cinematheque.
The audience will select the best film for a chance to win $500!


  • All Films must be not longer that 90 seconds, credits included
  • All films must be shot in Miami
  • We accept films of any year of production, any genre, any author
  • All films accepted will be listed on our website
  • All participants will be notified via email of acceptance by or before June 1st, 2019
  • All films accepted will be screened during the annual event Mindie 2019
  • All the films screened at the festival will be voted by the audience. The most voted film wins $500
  • The contest is open to everyone. If you’re under 18, you will need to include a parent’s name and contact info
  • Multiple entries are allowed. You can submit more than one film
  • Films cannot be sexually explicit or violent in any way.
  • Submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.

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