Urban Film Festival 2020

 

5th Annual Urban Film Festival Partners with Black-Owned platform Urban Streaming Network; Announces Festival Dates | Sept. 4 -Sept. 14, 2020

MIAMI, FL. – Urban Film Festival (UFF) has announced a budding partnership with Urban Streaming Network (USN), a Black-owned streaming platform, for their upcoming 2020 festival. The partnership will allow them to virtually screen over 140 films, educational workshops, and live call-ins with industry professionals for free this Labor Day Weekend until Sept. 14th on the streaming platform.

In addition to the aforementioned, the highly anticipated festival will provide access to panel discussions, networking opportunities, and masterclasses by industry professionals sharing gems on the process of filmmaking from start to finish. The annual event typically takes place during Labor Day weekend in Miami’s Historic Overtown, however, due to COVID-19, Urban Film Festival has decided to include a new digital streaming component to this year’s programming.

Notable celebrities, influencers and participants include: Festival ambassadors Percy “Master P” Miller, Romeo Miller, Allen Maldonado, Philly Fly Boy, MariCarmen Lopez, John Gibson and many more.

Master P, Romeo and Urban Film Festival share a common passion of inspiring, encouraging, and supporting the growth of the up and coming film community through exposure and education.

“We are committed to pushing the culture forward one film at a time by providing filmmakers the tools and skills they need to thrive in this ever-changing industry,” said Marco (Mall) Molinet, co-founder of Florida Film House.

Content will stream continuously from 10 am to 10 pm on the Urban Film Festival website, where attendees will also be able to access the Urban Streaming Network. Festival-goers will be able to gain unlimited, free access to curated filmmaker’s content along with educational tools that can be screened until September 14, 2020.

The festival is possible with support from the City of Miami Commissioner Keon Hardemon, The Southeast Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency, The City of Miami, Simkins Family Foundation, The Greater Miami Convention Visitors Bureau, Miami Dade County Arts, World Wide Urban Distribution, Franc Village Studios, Overtown Children’s Youth Coalition, 1st Take Youth Film Program and Florida Film House.

For more information and to register, please visit www.urbanfilmfestival.com

About Florida Film House
Florida Film House is a team of young, passionate filmmakers working together to tell the stories of their communities to their generation. We have filmed over 1,000 productions together as a team, while vertically integrating our business allowing us to underwrite the majority of expenses, positioning us the ability to develop content and films efficiently.

About Urban Streaming Network
USN is an OTT platform that streams live and curated content via multiple devices maximizing the exposure of the content and the advertising revenue capabilities. While allowing consumers options of how they would like to screen the content. AVOD with ads or SVOD with no ads with a monthly fee. Some content will also be TVOD depending on the content creators.

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