"I'm Not Gonna Move to L.A!" N.O.L.A is the longest running monthly short film series in Miami, created in celebration of local culture and regional creativity. We accept short films, music videos and web series from Florida.
The screening takes place on the first Wednesday of each month at O Cinema (90 NW 29th street, Miami, FL 33127)
Each month, we highlight Florida's community of filmmakers, actors, and content creators.
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 community!
Stick around after the screening for live music and free beer from Concrete Beach Brewery.
Submit your short film, music video or web series today and see your work on the big screen!
Students can submit for free! Send proof of your status as a student to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll send a discount code that will allow you to submit for free.
May: Documentary Month
June: Free for All
July: Music Video
August: Web Series
September: Back to School: Student Films rule!
November: Free for All
Awards & Prizes
Awards include: Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, and the Audience Award.
The recipient of the Audience Award receives one year of FilmGate membership, giving them access to discounted production insurance, production resources, free casting services, and everything an independent filmmaker could need.
The winer of Best Film is selected by a group of industry professionals and participated int he best of N.O.L.A. screening at the end of the year.
Rules & Terms
Films must be less than 25 minutes.
Films may only be submitted by filmmakers from Florida
Filmmakers must attend the event in person