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WELCOME TO

FILMGATE
MIAMI

a film organization that provides film support to actors, filmmakers & film studios in Florida

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MISSION STATEMENT

 

FilmGate Miami is a not for profit organization that empowers independent film and media makers, to create in Florida. At Filmgate Miami, we strive to serve our creative community and bring our members and the general audience together through monthly screenings, educational programs, creative excursions, collaborative sessions and networking events.   We work to make all programs and events accessible to every member of our community because we believe that everyone should find creative ways to make their voice heard and thus be an integral part of our society at large.

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FilmGate Programs 

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


FILMGATE MIAMI ACTOR WORKSHOP  HAS SOLD OUT @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER We will announce the next workshop dates shortly. A special thanks to the theater actors & improv students whom have chosen FilmGate to assist on their acting for film in Downtown Miami!

FILMGATE MIAMI ACTOR WORKSHOP  HAS SOLD OUT

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

We will announce the next workshop dates shortly. A special thanks to the theater actors & improv students whom have chosen FilmGate to assist on their acting for film in Downtown Miami!

FILMGATE WORKSHOP SEASON PASS   - 2018 @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER FilmGate Miami is dedicated to bringing you career-building events and workshops for 2018. So we've created a seasonal pass just for you! This pass will give you full access to all of our 2018 workshops. Offer ends on Feb. 28 so grab it while you can!

FILMGATE WORKSHOP SEASON PASS   - 2018

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

FilmGate Miami is dedicated to bringing you career-building events and workshops for 2018. So we've created a seasonal pass just for you! This pass will give you full access to all of our 2018 workshops. Offer ends on Feb. 28 so grab it while you can!


THE MIGHTY 💪🏽 SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP STARTS IN MARCH 2018 @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER In this Master Class, we’ll focus on a different element of the craft every week. There’ll be weekly film-viewing assignment and in-class writing exercises. Participants will also submit scripts, treatments, and story pitches for in-class review. 

THE MIGHTY 💪🏽 SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP STARTS IN MARCH 2018

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

In this Master Class, we’ll focus on a different element of the craft every week. There’ll be weekly film-viewing assignment and in-class writing exercises. Participants will also submit scripts, treatments, and story pitches for in-class review. 

NAKED ANGELS x FILMGATE MIAMI

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

SIGNUP TO ENTER FOR FREE! 8:30PM ROLE SELECT - 9:00PM START New works in development will be presented to an audience of fellow artists and supporters. Writers and actors, all you need to do is show up to participate. Or just drop by to hear some great new works. 


FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP *INDIVIDUAL CLASSES STILL AVAILABLE @ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER “If you don’t know, now you know,” the 1,2,3s of moviemaking. Class will be lead by Mike McGowan and Juan Carlos Castaneda. Saturdays: Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24, Mar. 3. Actors are welcome to participate as well!

FILMMAKER BOOTCAMP *INDIVIDUAL CLASSES STILL AVAILABLE

@ DOWNTOWN MEDIA CENTER

“If you don’t know, now you know,” the 1,2,3s of moviemaking. Class will be lead by Mike McGowan and Juan Carlos Castaneda. Saturdays: Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24, Mar. 3. Actors are welcome to participate as well!

NOLA SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN! PICK A MONTH FILMGATE x O CINEMA WYNWOOD Submit your short film, documentary, music video or web series today and see your work on the big screen! Now accepting: March - Women Directors April - Comedy Month May - TBA June - TBA July - TBA August - TBA September - TBA October - Horror Film Month November - TBA  

NOLA SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN! PICK A MONTH

FILMGATE x O CINEMA WYNWOOD

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

Now accepting:

March - Women Directors

April - Comedy Month

May - TBA

June - TBA

July - TBA

August - TBA

September - TBA

October - Horror Film Month

November - TBA

 


Welcome to the FILMGATE at Downtown Media Center




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