Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival

Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival

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Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater

17011 Northeast 19th Avenue

North Miami Beach, FL 33162

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Join us for a dynamic 2-days of curated stand-out youth films, workshops, master classes, keynote sessions, and red carpet photos.

About this event

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Join us for a dynamic 2-days of curated stand-out youth films, workshops, master classes, keynote sessions, and red carpet photos with celebrity guests.

Annually URGENT, Inc. presents the Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival. The Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival is a media empowerment platform designed to showcase and elevate the voices of today's youth through cinema.

This year, M4SC will be presented in-person July 21-22, 2022 at the Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater, North Miami Beach, FL.

Who Attends

The festival's audience is rich in diversity and backgrounds from across Miami. youth filmmakers, families, youth-serving organizations, summer camps, general audiences, and film lovers have attended M4SC. The ticketed event is open to the public. Summer camps with youth ages 11+ are welcome.

What to Expect

The festival amplifies storytellers between the ages of 14-24 and is a platform designed to elevate youth creatives advancing social change using the digital media arts.

During the festival, youth creatives present their work, network with peers and professionals, and learn about filmmaking from industry experts, teaching artists, and peers through workshops, master classes, and panel discussions. Filmmakers also compete for top honors and are highlighted during the awards ceremony.

Event Guidelines

  • This ticketed event is open to the public.
  • Youth ages 11+ are welcome to attend.
  • Mask required for all in-door sessions.
  • Free On-site parking is available.
  • Registration & Check-in begins at 9:00am.
  • Show your digital or printed ticket at check-in.
  • Doors open 15 minutes before the show.
  • Free popcorn will be available. (until supplies last)
  • No refunds or exchanges unless the event is canceled or postponed.
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Day 1 At-A-Glance | Thursday July 22, 2022 (Schedule Subject to Change)

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Registration/Check-In

9:30AM - 10AM

Welcome

10:00AM - 10:55AM

Screening Block 1

Workshop Block 1

11:00 AM- 11:25AM

Keynote

11:30AM - 12:30PM

Screening Block 2

Workshop Block 2

INTERMISSION 12:30PM - 1:10PM

Red Carpet Photos with Special Guests

1:15PM - 3:00PM

Screening Block 3

Workshop Block 3

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Day 2 At-A-Glance | Friday July 22, 2022 (Schedule Subject to Change)

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Registration

9:30AM - 10AM

Welcome

10:00AM - 10:55AM

Screening Block 4

Workshop Block 4

11:00AM- 11:25AM

Keynote

11:30AM -12:30PM

Shoot Your Shot Pitch Competition

IINTERMISSION - 12:30PM - 1:10PM

Red Carpet Photos with Special Guests

1:15PM - 1:55PM

Teen Talk Show

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Media Empowerment Panel

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Awards Show Presentation

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Spotlight Feature Film Screening

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Organization Mission

Celebrating over 25th years of service, URGENT, Inc. is an award-winning creative youth development organization dedicated to the mission of empowering young minds to transform their communities.

Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival

Created in 2016, URGENT, Inc.'s Miami 4 Social Change Youth Film Festival (M4SC) is an international youth film festival that celebrates and fosters the creativity of filmmakers 24 years old and younger from here in Miami and from around the world. M4SC encourages the talent of young filmmakers and elevates diverse youth voices who are using film to shine a light on issues that they care about.

M4SC is an extension of URGENT’s year-round Film Arts Culture Entrepreneurship (FACE) internship program for high school teens and new Media Arts and Creative Technologies Apprenticeship program. Leading up to the festival interns and apprentices work with URGENT staff to plan the festival's events and select official screenings. During the event, interns and apprentices manage activities on-site, perform event coverage and participate in panel discussions and workshops.

The ticketed event is open to the public. More information about the program can be found on our website: urgentinc.org/youth-film-festival

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