Stories with 'filmmaker' tag

Miami Underground Film Festival

The Miami Underground Film Festival is coming to Churchill’s Pub this June 23rd. Dive into the MUFF with us this Summer! ☠️ The evening begins with a most eclectic and bizarre variety of local shorts, docs, animation, and music videos projected on the big screen, followed by the Circle-Jerk Awards ceremony, #MUFFtalk guest lectures from […]

/ April 28, 2018


Seed & Spark FREE Panel: Art of the Pitch

Seed & Spark’s cornerstone class clearly lays out the steps toward a successful crowdfunding campaign, as well as a career-long action plan most likely to create a lasting, flourishing, direct relationship with your audience. You’ll learn how to find your audience, structure your crowdfunding campaign, pick the right goal and incentives, and much more.

/ April 12, 2018


Seed & Spark FREE Panel: Crowdfunding to Build Independence

Seed & Spark’s cornerstone class clearly lays out the steps toward a successful crowdfunding campaign, as well as a career-long action plan most likely to create a lasting, flourishing, direct relationship with your audience. You’ll learn how to find your audience, structure your crowdfunding campaign, pick the right goal and incentives, and much more.

/ April 12, 2018


Keeping Miami’s film scene indie

Miami is growing into a passionate film mecca, with independent cinemas festivals blooming. It’s part of the flourishing movement transforming Miami into a global artistic and cultural hub, but challenges threaten to stifle the fledgling indie film scene.

/ July 9, 2015


Supercon celebrates Miami’s film geeks

The Super Geek Film Festival is giving filmmakers of the nerdy variety a chance to show off their work, from fan films to film noir.

/ June 23, 2015


Passion Projects: Ani Mercedes is making films and slashing debt

Ani Mercedes is an education technology consultant, and a filmmaker, an photographer, and a financial blogger aiming to help millennials squash their student loans. She’s traveled the country chasing her passions, and found them in a major way back here at home in Miami.

/ March 9, 2015


Meet Kenny Riches, Miami’s breakout indie filmmaker

Kenny Riches is the writer and director of “The Strongest Man,” a distinctly Miami film that debuted at Sundance this year and will have its east coast premiere during the Miami International Film Festival. With its quirky antiheroes, dark comedy, and a setting in a multilingual Miami removed from the glitz and glamor of most on-screen portrayals of the city, The Strongest Man has drawn comparisons to the films of Wes Anderson and the hipster classic “Napoleon Dynamite.” Meet the Miami writer/director who’s making big moves on the big screen.

/ March 3, 2015


What’s next for the Miami film scene with Jonathan David Kane

Jonathan David Kane directed Papa Machete, a short documentary about the little-known Haitian art of machete fencing, that made its U.S. debut at the Sundance Film Festival this week. Kane is also Minister of Justice for Borscht Corp., arguably Miami’s weirdest and most well-known film collaborative. We caught up with Kane to ask him about making movies in Miami and what’s next for Miami filmmakers.

/ January 28, 2015