"I'm Not Gonna Move to L.A!" N.O.L.A is the longest running monthly short film series in Florida, created to celebrate of local culture, diversity and regional creativity. Every month, FilmGate Miami highlights Florida's community of actors, filmmakers and video + audio production studios. We accept short films, documentaries, music videos and web series from Florida or made by a Florida citizen.
The screening takes place on the third Wednesday of each month at the luxurious Silverspot Cinema Downtown Miami.
The event also features our famous Percolator networking event, where you can meet Florida's film scene face-to-face and pitch your film ideas to the broad community of talent!
Stick around after the screening for some more networking
Submit your short film, documentary, music video or web series today and see your work on the biggest screen in Miami.
Please note that we select our films as they arrive, to allow us more time to promote this festival. Submit your films as early as possible to improve your chances of being selected.
If you have any trouble with entering your film or using a waiver code, please contact us at email@example.com
Monthly Awards include: Judges Award Best Film and Best Audience Award.
Judges Award Best Film winners receive $150 value FilmGate 1 year Membership
- Films must be less than 25 minutes
- Films may only be submitted by filmmakers from Florida
- Filmmakers MUST attend the event in person, or send a representative who can participate in a Q&A
- Filmmakers must submit their social media handles and tag @filmgatemiami or @filmgate_interactive
- Filmmakers get FREE ENTRY - family & friends are able to get a DISCOUNT CODE (code limit 3)
- Stay to network. Local film studios and local investors make it monthly to our events to meet emerging talent.
- Reach out to FilmGate Studios team - tell us about an upcoming film project , we listen