The Cinematic Arts Program
Oolite Arts’ Cinematic Arts Program seeks to strengthen Miami’s growing indie film community by becoming the city’s hub for filmmakers, producers, and editors to connect, learn and exchange ideas. The Cinematic Arts program offers masterclasses, workshops, film screenings, and additional opportunities to help local filmmakers advance and perfect their craft.
For more information on the Cinematic Arts Residency, please click here.
Short Films Contests
Local Love Letters
Oolite Arts is re-launching Local Love Letters, an open call short film contest that will provide 10 filmmakers with $5,000 to create short films set in their favorite Little Haiti locations.
Application are now closed
Sustainability in Action
Oolite Arts and the City of Miami Beach launched Sustainability in Action, a public service announcement (PSA) contest to foster the growth of the local film industry.
How do you convince Miami to mask-up? Five local filmmakers offered their best ideas through Masks Up Miami, a new competition by Oolite Arts to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Climate Commissions: Oolite Arts and the City of Miami Beach have commissioned three short films on climate solutions to debut at the 2024 Aspen Ideas: Climate conference.
Pass the Mic
Oolite Arts partnered with Community Justice Project to focus on the cinematic storytelling of some of Miami’s most pressing issues.
In an ongoing commitment to support Miami’s filmmaking ecosystem, Oolite Arts and Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival have teamed up to launch Family Commissions.
During the pandemic, Oolite Arts created the Close Quarter Commissions, a micro-film festival featuring short works by 12 Miami filmmakers in quarantine.