We know how hard it is for an indie filmmaker to produce and distribute their works.
Mindie is the tool that every filmmaker needs, in order to showcase and get recognitions for their film: We have created monthly edition to give continuity to the selection process and a steady feedback to the filmmakers. Instead of waiting for months before getting an answer from the festival, filmmakers are immediately contacted if selected. Their work is privately screened every month and evaluated by an international team of experts in the industry.
The monthly winners will then compete to be screened at our annual event. The event aims to create a strong relationship between filmmakers, producers and distributors from all over the world.
Submissions to the festival will close at the end of each month, our jury will select the winners on the 20th of every month.
VALENTINA AND LAURA, MINDIE FESTIVAL DIRECTORS
Mindie- Miami Independent Film Festival was founded in 2015 by Italian filmmakers Laura Gasperini and Valentina Vincenzini, who put together an international team of filmmakers literally from all over the World who watch and evaluate over 100 films a month, to then select the “best of the best” for each category and bring them to Miami for a 3 day event of live screenings, art expositions, parties and workshops.
The story behind it:
Valentina and Laura started their collaboration in 2013, during the production of the film L’Amore Corto in New York City. The film won 14 awards and received official selections in 50 + Film Festival around the world since its completion. While Valentina was travelling and gaining experience as a festival goer, invited pretty much everywhere, Laura was absorbing the knowledge from the inside, collaborating with different festivals like the Nantucket Film Festival as member of the screening committee, the Open Roads Film Festival and the Miami International Film Festival.