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MIAMI, FL. (May 25, 2017) - Film enthusiasts will have plenty to feast their eyes on in June thanks to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Miami Film Month, sponsored by Citibank. From film festivals, producer panels, $8 movie tickets, and first-ever screenings at venues like New World’s Soundscape Miami, locals and visitors will have plenty of choices to capture some of the best new and established talents in the film industry. For more information on all the events visit MiamiFilmMonth.com.
"The film industry has been fascinated with Miami and The Beaches for years, and now more than ever our community is being sought out for its culturally-rich neighborhoods such as those featured in the Oscar-winning film Moonlight,” said GMCVB President & CEO William D. Talbert, III, CDME. “This June during Miami Film Month, the GMCVB will partner with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), the largest in the nation, and the World OutGames Film Festival to shine a light on the progressive and exciting film industry flourishing in Miami."
PARTICIPATING ART CINEMAS & $8 tickets
Enjoy the unique experience of seeing great films at the following art cinemas through Miami and The Beaches for just $8 tickets throughout June. Visit MiamiFilmMonth.com for ticket info.
- Bill Cosford Cinema
- Coral Gables Art Cinema
- Miami Beach Cinematheque
- O Cinema Miami Beach
- O Cinema Wynwood
- Miami Dade College's Tower Theater
GMCVB PARTNERS WITH FILMGATE FOR “THE PRODUCER SERIES”
FilmGate in partnership with the GMCVB present “The Producers Series - from Development to Distribution”, June 3, 10, 17 and 24, at the Downtown Media Center. This 4-week workshop will guide you to low-budget film producing for emerging and professional producers. It’s aimed at fiction and documentary producers who want to increase their knowledge of producing and even co-producing. Learn from award winning producers like Casper Andreas (Flatbush Luck), Andrew Hevia (Moonlight), Ana Serrano (Canadian Film Centre) and Caroline Waterlow (O.J.: Made in America) and more. The full series is $125 and individual sessions are $40. Visit MiamiFilmMonth.com for more info.
FILM FESTIVALS DURING MIAMI FILM MONTH
The GMCVB is proud to partner and welcome the following film festivals dedicated to showcasing diversity and equality through the art of film.
American Black Film Festival (ABFF) - June 14-18. An annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent, and supporting emerging artists to diversify the images and storytellers working in the entertainment industry. Events will span over five days and include film screenings, panels, networking events and more. Click here for more details.
World OutGames IV - May 26 – June 4.
The 10-day event will welcome thousands of participants who will enjoy over 450 events throughout Miami Beach, including a Film Festival featuring FREE screenings of international works at local art cinemas throughout the city. For a more details click here.
During the month of June, enter to win a year-long membership to an art cinema of your choice on Instagram. Be sure to follow @miamiandbeaches and keep an eye out on their Instagram Story for clues to 'Name That Film' and your chance to score big. For more details, please visit MiamiFilmMonth.com.
Miami Film Month is part of the GMCVB’s increasingly popular Miami Temptations Program, which takes a thematic focus on the best that Miami has to offer with monthly deals and special events. Temptations programs include: Miami Cruise Month (January), Miami Romance Month (February), Shop Miami Month (March), Miami Sports & Wellness Month (April), Miami Museum Month (May), Miami Spa Month (July-August), Miami Spice Restaurant Month (August-September), Miami Attractions Month (October), Miami Live Arts Month (November), and Miami Heritage Month (December). For more information on the Miami Temptations programs, please visit www.MiamiTemptations.com or e-mail Media@MiamiandBeaches.com. Facebook: @Visitmiami, Twitter: @MiamiandBeaches, #MiamiFilm
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About The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is an accredited not-for-profit sales and marketing organization whose mission is to attract visitors to Greater Miami and the Beaches for leisure, business and conventions. For a vacation guide, visit our website at www.MiamiandBeaches.com or call 1.888.76.Miami (US/Canada only) or 305.447.7777. To reach the GMCVB offices dial 305.539.3000. Meeting planners may call 1.800.933.8448 (US/Canada only) or 305.539.3071 or visit www.MiamiMeetings.com. To get further engaged with Miami and the Beaches, join the conversation by following us on our social media channels at Facebook.com/visitmiami, Twitter.com/miamiandbeaches, Instagram.com/miamiandbeaches & Pinterest.com/miamiandbeaches.