Urban Film Festival is a 3-day event focusing on educating, exposing, and providing distribution opportunities for the new generation urban filmmaker. Held in sunny Miami, FL every Labor Day weekend, UFF is one of the largest international gatherings of Urban film industry experts, sharpening skills of young filmmakers, allowing them to showcase their masterpieces. At UFF we celebrate culturally driven content, and are proud to be a platform for up and coming urban filmmakers to share the stories of their communities.

- Best Narrative Feature
- Best Narrative Short
- Best Documentary Feature
- Best Documentary Short
- Best Music Video
- Best Web Series

& more.

- You may only submit via Secure Online Screeners. No DVD's/ CD's/ Blu Rays are accepted.

- Films produced in languages other than English must have legible English subtitles or be dubbed in English.

- Accepted filmmakers are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, permits necessary to present their work.

- The jury's decisions are final.

Overall Rating
  • Ramon Sloan

    This was one of the best film festivals I’ve attended . Great staff , great program selections , well put together!

    Ramon Sloan
    Swift Motion Pictures
    Milwaukee , WI

    December 2019
  • Freddy R Rodriguez

    Great festival! great local people

    December 2019
  • Carlos Antonio Leon

    Wonderful event! Thank you for the warm welcome! Our movie The 86 won best international film and we are super happy for it!

    September 2018
  • Zandras L. Spivey Jr

    Really nice event definitely going back next year

    September 2018
  • My film 'And There Were 4' was accepted to the Urban Film Festival. I was unable to attend the festival due to being out of the country, but the communication, staff and value was amazing. I feel like not being able to attend was like receiving my degree in the mail instead of having it handed to me on the stage of the university, but the degree is still sweet. I will definitely be submitting my future work to this festival!!

    September 2018