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CineDwnTwn Galas (7)

Red carpet events featuring the year’s most compelling new films showcased at the historic Olympia Theater, presented by Downtown Development Authority of Miami.

Knight Marimbas Award (24)

A mesmerizing variety of powerful works from around the world competing for a Grand Jury Prize of $40,000 in cash, courtesy of Knight Foundation. The Award is given to the film that best exemplifies richness and resonance for cinema’s future, named for the marimba, a variation of a xylophone that originated in Central America and produces a deeper, richer and more resonant tone.

Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award (9)

Featuring films with substantial content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida, from West Palm to the Keys, that most universally demonstrates a common ground of pride, emotion, and faith for the South Florida community. Two Grand Jury Prizes, $30,000 cash to the Best Feature-length Film (of any genre) and $10,000 to the Best Short Film, will be awarded, courtesy of the Knight Foundation.

Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award (11)

Featuring films with substantial content (story, setting and actual filming location) in South Florida, from West Palm to the Keys, that most universally demonstrates a common ground of pride, emotion, and faith for the South Florida community. Two Grand Jury Prizes, $30,000 cash to the Best Feature-length Film (of any genre) and $10,000 to the Best Short Film, will be awarded, courtesy of the Knight Foundation.

HBO Ibero-American Feature Film Award (22)

The year’s most brilliant works from the Ibero-American world, competing for a Grand Jury Prize $10,000 cash, courtesy of HBO.

Jordan Ressler First Feature Film Award (12)

First-time feature narrative filmmakers compete for a Grand Jury Prize of $10,000, courtesy of the family of the late Jordan Alexander Ressler.

Fashion in Film Festival (7)

Co-presented with Miami Design District, a three-day program of screenings, performances, talks and conversations that explore the intersection between fashion and cinema, curated by Marketa Uhlirova (University of the Arts London - Central Saint Martins) with Caitlin Storrie.

Soiree Series (1)

A memorable evening out, beginning with an inspiring and entertaining film, segueing into a fabulous party.

Documentary Achievement Award (25)

Candid, thought-provoking feature-length documentaries examining social issues, diverse cultures and influential people compete for an audience-voted $10,000 cash achievement award.

Cinema 360 (13)

A vibrant and dynamic selection of narrative works, from both accomplished and emerging filmmakers around the world, includes an international selection of dramas, comedies, suspense thrillers and innovative docudramas.

IMDbPro Short Film Award (23)

Exceptional short films from the entire globe, competing for a juried award of $5,000 cash, courtesy of IMDbPro, an Amazon company.

Masterclasses & Symposiums (7)

Engaging, on-stage conversations and all-day seminars with film industry leaders on how to best navigate new filmmaking frontiers.