Below are some of the times FilmGate has featured in news items:

Submissions for FilmGate Interactive's 2017 Conference Now Open

Film Gate Interactive is a creative conference living at the intersection of storytelling and new technology. They invite fiction and non-fiction interactive and immersive story producers to submit their latest projects for consideration.

---Broadwayworld.com

FilmGate Interactive Is All About Encouraging Filmmakers to Create Locally

The organization brings together people who can help foster a creative idea and lends the tools to make them a reality.

--- Miami New Times

Miami's Most Innovative independent FIlm Outlets

It will be an immersive evening of light and ephemeral stimulation under the stars...

— Prism Music Group

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE: MIAMI'S INDIE FILM SCENE GROWS MULTIDISCIPLINARY

“‘FilmGate’ attracts aspiring filmmakers not just from South Florida but from around the globe.”

— Independent Ethos

 

LOCAL FILMMAKERS JOIN TOGETHER TO SHARE SUPPORT, INFORMATION

“...They are determined to pursue their passion and their craft right here at home instead of heading for Hollywood, CA.”

— Brickell Tribune

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE MONTHLY FESTIVAL ENCOURAGES MIAMI FILMMAKERS TO STAY LOCAL

“More than a hundred people packed O Cinema Wynwood last week for an “Indie-Pendence” Day celebration.”

— Knight Foundation

 

MIAMI 2.0: TRANSMEDIA AT FILMGATE INTERACTIVE

“My mind’s bar was set high for this young transmedia fest, but this three-year-old event still managed to exceed my expectations and then some.”

— Filmmaker Magazine

 

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DOPEDOLL CHRONICLES: FILMGATE2K15

“The Conference truly lives up their name by inviting participants to embrace the art of storytelling, leave their comfort zones for a while, and completely immerse themselves in interactive experiences”

— Tropicult

 

FILMGATE MIAMI: PINCHING THE FANNIES OF OUR IDEAS

“Opportunities to explore innovative ways to tell and produce stories are niche in this city and appreciated. Furthermore, it afforded storytellers a chance to see others pushing the boundaries of technology and narrative technique into the future.”

— Huffington Post

 

FORDISTAS TAKES FILMGATE TO THE TECH PLAYGROUND

“Tech companies of the stature of Panasonic and Sony made available their latest, greatest offerings to the world of cinema; as did cutting edge next gen companies such as Nauticam, Cinedrones, and Schneider Optics.”

— Tropicult

 

FILMGATE SHOWCASES STUDENTS' SOLUTIONS TO SOUTH FLORIDA CHALLENGES

“Over the course of the next year, FilmGate will volunteer to help each student team incubate and implement their prototypes. The results of their work will be presented as part of next year’s FilmGate Interactive experience.”

— Knight Foundation

 

FILMGATE 2015 OPENS WITH A MAD DASH OF WOW!

“Filmgate’s kickoff was also a many-layered, multi-formated harbinger of a most wowsome week of action to come. Then again, when you’ve got folks such as Knight Foundation, Miami-Dade County, Miami Beach Visitors and Convention Bureau and Videoscope backing a calendar that makes a narrative mash-up of film, performance, lectures, workshops and Fordistas’ hands-on, immersive-and-then-some, 7000 square-foot Tech Playground, what else would you expect but something unexpectedly spectacular?”

— Fordistas

 

MIND GAMES AND STREET ACTION: JACQUERIES

“What was most deliciously, engagingly unnerving about this Filmgate Interactive event was the way Jacqueries gives reality a melodramatic virtual twist. It jacks your imagination to a degree most of us probably haven’t experienced since we were kids playing a game of make-believe.”

— The Miami Herald

 

MIAMI NEW TIMES: MEDIA MANIA

TECH AND FILM COLLIDE AT FILMGATE INTERACTIVE

“The festival is dedicated to showing off storytellers, involving the audience with weird projects and new technology, and getting people to make their own art.”

— Miami New Times

 

FLORIDA'S ONLY TRANSMEDIA CONFERENCE RETURNS FOR A THIRD YEAR (VIDEO)

“If you want to take a peak at cinema in the future, this is the place to be.”

— Local 10

FILMGATE'S DUET OF DANCE AND TECH

“My sort of ongoing investigation is in exploring ways to make a new and original audience experience, finding new modes of creation, and new modes of audience experience through technology.”

— Jacob Niedzwiecki to Miami Art Zine

 

TRANSMEDIA IN MIAMI: DILIANA ALEXANDER ON FILMGATE INTERACTIVE

“By making your audience global, by inviting them to participate in the creative process and the conversation, by not putting them down and by challenging them, by pushing their buttons and pushing their boundaries, maybe we can really change things.”

— Diliana to Filmmaker Magazine

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL SPOTLIGHTS EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND PERFORMANCE

“...this week-long celebration/investigation of cutting-edge media, film and performance that sounds more like a festival out of a tech-prescient William Gibson sci-fi novel than any of your usual art house fare.”

— Miami.com

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE: DILIANA ON PFUNKCAST

HOW A NEW FILM FEST LANDED A MAJOR SPONSOR

“Attendees looking to create more dynamic and original content will need products and education to help them. That’s where sponsors like Sony see a benefit.”

— Biz Bash 

 

FILMGATE: A CELEBRATION OF DIGITAL MEDIA--YOUR GUIDE TO FILMGATE INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE 2K15

“Join the next generation of transmedia storytellers for a week long series of dynamic events and unique workshops.”

— Tropicult

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE FEATURED ON ART LOFT

 

FOCUS ON SOUTH FLORIDA: FILMGATE INTERACTIVE (VIDEO)

“Interactive and immersive invites the audience to participate”

— Diliana on CBS Miami

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE'S 3RD ANNUAL TRANSMEDIA FESTIVAL WILL HIGHLIGHT IMMERSIVE MEDIA WORKS

“FilmGate will be holding several screenings workshops, talkbacks and panels featuring industry leaders such as Jake Price, Lance Weiler, Mike Knowlton, Patric Jean and Wally Rodriguez.”

— Indiewire

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE, LEARN. DO. SHARE. -AN OPEN SPACE FOR COLLABORATION, DESGN FICTION & SOCIAL INNOVATION 2/7/15

“A roving event that mobilizes social innovation initiatives from around the world”

— Soul of Miami

 

HOW CHOREOGRAPHER JACOB NIEDZWIECKI IS SUBVERTING THE TRADITIONAL THEATER EXPERIENCE

“In 2015, Niedzwiecki and his team will take Jacqueries, Part 1 to the FilmGate Interactive Festival in Miami”

— The Globe and Mail

 

FILMGATE: INSPIRING MIAMI FILMMAKERS TO CREATE

“FilmGate is the bridge between new tech and the creators of South Florida, a hub where you learn, experience and create. Our goal is to promote the progress of science and the useful arts, and in our own way, elevate filmmakers to a global stage by educating and inspiring them to create.”

— Diliana on Knight Foundation

 

'THE INVISIBLE SEASON' OPENS DURING FILMGATE INTERACTIVE

““The Invisible Season,” one of the feature length films that will headline the festival, examines the cost and consequences of the post-Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown using survivor testimony, data on rising sea levels and the surreal serene landscape of the region to show the destructive and revitalizing forces of nature.”

— Knight Arts

MIAMI BEACH MAN CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF DAILY RUN

“Koeth was so fascinated by Raven’s story that she has spent the last two years making a documentary of his life, which is slated to premiere Feb. 8 at a FilmGate Interactive event in the Miami area”

— Miami Herald

 

3 REASONS TO PUT FILMGATE INTERACTIVE ON YOUR RADAR

“It’s Florida’s only “transmedia conference,” fusing art, film, technology and interactive storytelling with more than 10 screenings, five performances, three interactive exhibitions, and 10 workshops throughout the week”

— Miami.com

 

FILMGATE INTERACTIVE, SOUTH FLORIDA’S FIRST FULLY INTERACTIVE FILM FESTIVAL AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, RETURNS

“Showcases of the latest ideas and innovations of modern storytelling and audience engagement.”

— Indiewire

 

FILMGATE MIAMI TO PRESENT INTERACTIVE FILM FESTIVAL IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

“Many would say that one of the largest differences between film and theater is the way that audiences interact with each medium. Recently films like Her explore individual connection to technology. 3D glasses and the cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, begin to explore the ways in which film can become three dimensional, or interactive...”

— Huffington Post

 

FILMGATE: INTERACTIVE FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS ROCK GODS, DIGITAL MEDIA GURUS, AND CO-CREATION TO MIAMI

“...introducing the city’s first interactive film festival, Filmgate.”

— Miami New Times

 

INDIE FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO MIAMI

“Workshops are a big part of the Festival.”

— The Miami Hurricane

CROSS PLATFORM STORYTELLING IN THE FOCUS ON INDIE FILM CLUB'S FILMGATE INTERACTIVE

“New technology is changing the ways stories are told and FILMGATE, with keynote speakers, workshops and interactive screenings, as well as immersive and interactive experiences, takes South Floridians out of their seats, challenging them in ways no festival has done”

— -Diliana on Knight Foundation