WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival, to Honour Filmmakers Worldwide - Feb 27 - Mar 3


The first annual WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival will be held at the AMC Aventura 24 Theaters in Aventura, FL, on February 27 through March 3, 2015.

The festival, which is the brainchild of founder Bahamian filmmaker Jarrod Knowles was a God-inspired idea which, according to his mission is “To Inspire the Creation and Distribution of Art, while ultimately enhancing the Creative Mind”

Filmmakers from 29 countries with over 100 Projects submitted their films for a chance to win bragging rights and the ultimate prizes to walk away with a “trophy”. They will be competing in the various categories:

  • Best Cinematography

  • Best Actor

  • Best Actress

  • Best Director

  • Best Music Score

  • Best Screenplay

  • Best Editing

  • Best Sound Design

  • Best Feature

  • Best Narrative Short

  • Best Documentary

  • Best Animation

  • Best New Artist

  • Best Web Series/Reality Show Pilot

  • Youth In Arts Award (For Filmmakers/Artists Under 16)

The panel of judges for the festival includes: Adele Zin; Carlos Acevedo; Dave Jia; Ellen Jacoby; Diana S. Rice; Evan Burr; Carole Wood; Justin Harris; Karen Donohue; Mahmoud Shoulizadeh; Masha Silberberg; Tamara Moore-White; Stephen Sorace; and Reginald Pierre-Louis.

See full Schedule:

-Friday FEBRUARY 27, 2015: NETWORKING & PRE-PARTY with LIVE Performances @ Club 50 at the Viceroy Hotel Time: 8pm - 2am Address: 485 Brickell Ave 50th Floor of Viceroy Hotel, Miami, FL 33131 Website: http://www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/miami/dining_and_nightlife/fifty-miami Attire: Semi-Formal Note: Will cost $7 - $10 for parking near the Viceroy Hotel

-Saturday FEBRUARY 28, 2015: WORKSHOPS @ Gallery Art Time: 11am - 5pm Address: Promenade Shops, 20633 Biscayne Boulevard #2, Aventura, FL 33180 Website: www.gallart.com/ Attire: Smart Casual OR #WSF Submit T-Shirt

-Sunday MARCH 1, 2015: FESTIVAL SHOWCASE @ AMC 24 Aventura Time: 11am - 11pm Address: Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura, FL 33180 Attire: Formal (Dress-2-Impress)

-Monday MARCH 2, 2015: FILMMAKER/ARTIST SOCIAL @ Gallery Art Time: 6pm - 9pm Address: Promenade Shops, 20633 Biscayne Boulevard #2, Aventura, FL 33180 Website: www.gallart.com/ Attire: Smart Casual OR #WSF Submit T-Shirt

-Tuesday MARCH 3, 2015: AWARD SHOW @ AMC 24 Aventura Time: 6pm - 11pm Address: Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, Aventura, FL 33180 Attire: Formal (Dress-2-Impress)

For more information on the WideScreen Film & Music Video Festival visit: www.widescreenfest.com