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WELCOME TO

FILMGATE
MIAMI

We are a not-for-profit film organization that empowers actors, writers, and independent filmmakers in Florida. We strive to bring audiences and creators together through workshops, screenings, and educational events that benefit our community at large.  

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FilmGate Programs 

It takes a lot of work and planning to feature these programs & events. Each month the FilmGate filmmaker collective continues to bring educational & creative workshops to Florida. Be sure to visit the events that showcase works of Florida media artists.

  FILMGATE ACTING MASTERCLASS    @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER   *ADVANCED CLASS - PRIORITY PREFERENCE IF ACTOR HAS COMPLETED A PREVIOUS ACTING COURSE LOCAL OR OUT OF STATE

FILMGATE ACTING MASTERCLASS

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

*ADVANCED CLASS - PRIORITY PREFERENCE IF ACTOR HAS COMPLETED A PREVIOUS ACTING COURSE LOCAL OR OUT OF STATE

  FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP : HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE FEATURE FILM IN MIAMI    @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER   

FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP : HOW TO MAKE AN INDIE FEATURE FILM IN MIAMI

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER
 

  IM NOT GONNA MOVE TO LA MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL - WYNWOOD EDITION     @ O CINEMA WYNWOOD     FILM INDUSTRY PROS - ACTORS - FILMMAKERS MEET MONTHLY TO CELEBRATE FLORIDA MADE FILMS

IM NOT GONNA MOVE TO LA MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL - WYNWOOD EDITION

@ O CINEMA WYNWOOD

FILM INDUSTRY PROS - ACTORS - FILMMAKERS MEET MONTHLY TO CELEBRATE FLORIDA MADE FILMS

  BREAKFAST WITH THE BEST    @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER      FilmGate Miami in collaboration with Women in Film and  Television Florida will be hosting a special informal breakfast in  honor of the SVP of Production Management and  Executive-in- Charge of Production for Viacom International Media  Networks, Michelle Alberty.

BREAKFAST WITH THE BEST

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

 

FilmGate Miami in collaboration with Women in Film and

Television Florida will be hosting a special informal breakfast in

honor of the SVP of Production Management and

Executive-in- Charge of Production for Viacom International Media

Networks, Michelle Alberty.

  FILMGATE MEMBER DRIVE    @ BOUSA BREWERY

FILMGATE MEMBER DRIVE

@ BOUSA BREWERY

  CREATING A CREATIVE BUSINESS    @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER Strategies and Techniques to open your very own creative self made business

CREATING A CREATIVE BUSINESS

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER
Strategies and Techniques to open your very own creative self made business

  NAKED ANGELS    @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER   The Naked Angels Theater Company's weekly cold reading series, that’s been successfully running in New York and Los Angeles for 26 years, is officially launched their Miami chapter at FilmGate

NAKED ANGELS

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

The Naked Angels Theater Company's weekly cold reading series, that’s been successfully running in New York and Los Angeles for 26 years, is officially launched their Miami chapter at FilmGate

  I'M NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A. - MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL    @ O CINEMA   WYNWOOD   Submit your short film, documentary, music video or web series today and see your work on the big screen!   Now accepting :   April - Comedy    May - Documentary   June - Free For All  July - Music Video  August - Web Series  September - Free For All  October - Horror  November - TBA

I'M NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A. - MONTHLY FILM FESTIVAL

@ O CINEMA WYNWOOD

Submit your short film, documentary, music video or web series today and see your work on the big screen!

Now accepting:

April - Comedy

May - Documentary

June - Free For All

July - Music Video

August - Web Series

September - Free For All

October - Horror

November - TBA

FILMGATE at Downtown Media Center

Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, The Downtown Media Center has been host to great speakers such as the producers of Oscar award winning MOONLIGHT & ESPN 30 for 30's O.J. Made In America. 2018 the DMC welcomes the Sundance Film Institute and many more world renowned film organizations and film production companies.




FilmGate Memberships

 

FILMMAKER - $150/YEAR

$150/year 

  • production insurance is only $400 per project
  • up to 50% off select production resources, find a list or our partners here
  • FREE Cast House Sunday entry, $10/hr for other days (upon availability)
  • waved submissions fees to our I'm Not Gonna Move To L.A. Monthly Film Festival
  • discounted workshops and screenings
  • $20/hour production meeting space Ideal for script reads and production meetings
  • member only networking events
  • $30/hour face to face Google Hangout consultation session. FilmGate can offer consultation on topics ranging from grant opportunities, project development, production, post production, marketing and film festival prep.

ACTOR - $150/YEAR

$150/year 

  • discounted in-house headshot & reel edit
  • discounted rate for video audition recording
  • waived film submission fees to IM NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A. monthly film festival & FilmGate Interactive Media Festival 
  • early notice of castings 
  • discounted workshops and screenings
  • member only networking events & private film related events
  • audition reel to play at IM NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A. monthly film festival *1 time

 

 


NON PROFIT

$305/year 

  • $400 production insurance
  • featured business on all marketing materials
  • early notice of castings
  • discounted rates on workshops and screenings
  • reduced rate on production meeting space
  • member only networking events
  • reduced FilmGate Interactive Conference Booth Rate
  • 5 free tickets to FilmGate Interactive Media Festival
  • advisory board eligible 

 

ALL BUSINESS

$450/year

  • $400 production insurance per project 
  • featured business on all marketing materials
  • up to 4 hours of casting at a rate of $35/hr (upon availability)
  • company spotlight - up to 30 second trailer in our screenings 
  • discounted rates on workshops and screenings
  • reduced rate production meeting space
  • member only networking events
  • reduced FilmGate Interactive Conference Booth Rate
  • 5 free tickets to FilmGate Interactive Media Festival
  • advisory board eligible 

 

     

    FilmGate Professional Services


     FilmGate Miami is committed to providing production support to independent filmmakers in South Florida.  Production insurance allows you to obtain city and state permits, rent professional equipment, protect yourself, your crew and your actors. It even covers rental cars. One of the benefits of being a FilmGate Miami member is the option to purchase production insurance at a heavily discounted rate.

    FilmGate Miami is committed to providing production support to independent filmmakers in South Florida.  Production insurance allows you to obtain city and state permits, rent professional equipment, protect yourself, your crew and your actors. It even covers rental cars. One of the benefits of being a FilmGate Miami member is the option to purchase production insurance at a heavily discounted rate.



    Parking is only $5

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    PK1 Parking  200 SE 2nd St, Miami, FL 33131

     

    FILMGATE WORKSPACE

    CINEPHILIA ROOM

    EL ORO 

    Casting & Private FilmScreenings

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    FILMGATE STUDIO