October 2009 Announcement
The Florida Film Institute Presents CINERAMA Saturdays.

The Florida Film Institute Presents

Cinerama Saturday’s

October 24, 2009 to April 10, 2009

The workshops feature an introduction into film producing and screen writing. The program also incorporates a production session that will include auditioning, assigning crew, camera positioning and lighting. As part of the 20-week workshops, participants will have the opportunity to shoot a short film and present it at the screening scheduled for the final day of the program, Saturday, April 10. Instruction for the workshops will be provided by local film industry professionals.

10:30am to 12:30pm
Ages 14 – 18

Little Haiti Cultural Center
260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami , FL 33137


Open Auditions held October 24, 2009

Audition participants must come prepared with a sample of their creative work for the judges. This may include art work, a short poem or film and singing or dancing.

For information, call 305.891.3456 or register at

The Florida Film Institute (FFI) was established to provide students and adults with a nurturing and hands-on environment in the field of Media Arts. Since its inception in 1992, FFI has mentored over 6,320 middle and high school students from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. FFI strives to provide a nurturing environment to teach the art, business and science of filmmaking, so that the participants may have the confidence and experience necessary to consider it as a viable career path.


FFI is always seeking financial and in-kind support. In the event that you would like to donate dollars (or maybe just some sense!) please click HERE or contact the FFI office directly and speak with Stephanie.


Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The Children’s Trust, is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County, Miami Dade College North Campus, School of Entertainment & Design Technology (SEDT), Garnet Productions, Coral Gables Art Cinema, VideoLab Solutions, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.