The Biltmore Hotel, Conference Center of the Americas - Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre

June 4th - 7th, 2019

MMFM Highlights: Production Forums | Writer’s Workshops | Master Classes | Elevator Pitch Sessions
One-on-one Meetings with Industry Representatives | Networking Receptions | Screenings (Available upon request)

Tuesday, June 4th
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Badge Pick-up
Biltmore Conference Center Foyer
5:30pm
VIP Reception
Tuttle Room
Wednesday, June 5th
8:30am - 5:30pm
Badge Pick-up
Biltmore Conference Center Foyer
9:00am - 1:00pm
Morning Sessions
Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lunch with Speakers & Panelists
Tuttle Room - For All Access Pass Holders Only
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Afternoon Sessions
Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Networking Receptions
Tuttle Room & Foyer
Thursday, June 6th
8:30am - 5:30pm
Badge Pick-up
Biltmore Conference Center Foyer
9:00am - 1:00pm
Morning Sessions
Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lunch with Speakers & Panelists
Tuttle Room - For All Access Pass Holders Only
2:30pm - 5:30pm
Afternoon Sessions
Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Networking Receptions
Tuttle Room & Foyer
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Awards Ceremony
Merrick Amphitheatre
Friday, June 7th
9:00am - 12:30pm
Closing Session
Stoneman Douglas Amphitheatre

Confirmed Sessions

  • Co-Production and Financing Sessions
  • UK and Wales (International Co-Production, and Financing)
  • China (Strategic Partnerships with a major Hollywood player)
  • Production & Locations, Incentive Based Location Shoots with Production Execs and Local Commissioners)
  • Script Development and Screenwriting Master Class (TV and Film) & Labs
  • Master Classes
  • Miami's Movie Mavericks Panel (Local filmmakers and producers)
  • Legal Aspects of Content Creation
  • William "Bill Grefe" Tribute Session featuring a "Conversation with" and Special Guests
  • One Minute Pitch Session (With Special Cash Prizes, Details TBD)
  • TV Drama Pitch Competition (Details TBD)
  • VIP Receptions where participants will have the opportunity to inter-act with key industry representatives
(Other sessions TBC)


MMFM is as important to me as Cannes, Toronto or Berlin in generating projects.

Paul Brett, Flying Tiger Media, U.K.

Interact for a productive and fun 4 days with Producers Key Industry Representatives Content Developers

Registration Open. Limited Availability... Pitch Sessions w/Cash Awards... Packing, Script development and much more...

Get your project done at

#MMFM2019

Confirmed Speakers

  • Matthew Stein. SVP, Film/TV, Live Nation Productions, was just named "Head of Scripted Film and TV" for the company. Their recent credits include, "A Star Is Born," "The After Party," and the "Untitled David Bowie IMAX Project. Matt is a seasoned exec who will speak about Hollywood's latest love-affair with "music biopics" as well as a host of other development, financing, production, distribution, and marketing topics.

  • Karen Hall. Screenwriter/Producer. Award-Winning Emmy Nominated Showrunner / Producer, (M*A*S*H, The Good Wife, The Glades, etc). Karen was also a finalist during last year's "UK Drama Pitch Competition" who along with MMFM committee member JM "Joe" Garcia, is developing a period drama on the life and times of the notorious Al Capone in Miami, currently titled "Call Me Al." Karen was a well received keynote speaker at Content London last year, co-sponsored by MMFM, and will be back to give her popular writing masterclass as well as to give the delegates an update on her latest project, which aims to film in some of Miami's most historic and iconic locations, including The Biltmore Hotel, Historic Hialeah Park, The Freedom Tower, Olympia Theater, Capone's house on Palm Island, etc...

  • Craig Bernstein. Agent with United Talent Agency (UTA), in addition to his Oscar winning production clients, Craig is a seasoned agent who represents award-winning writers including the Oscar nominated Anthony McCarten whose recent credits include, "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Darkest Hour," and "The Theory of Everything." Craig will speak on the current trend in Hollywood talent representation, packaging, and script development for high-impact films, tv, and digital media.

  • Adrian Wootton.Chief Executive of Film London and the British Film Commission. With Adrian's strategic partnership, MMFM has expanded South Florida's relationship with the British Film Commission and the UK's acclaimed creative industries. Adrian will return to provide a recap on our "UK Pitch Competition" partnership as well as the latest

  • Prashant Shah. Bollywood Hollywood Productions. Legendary Bollywood producer whose film "Dostana" was shot in Miami. Prashant just wrapped production on Wale's biggest production and will be honored by MMFM with a "Golden Orange" Award as well as being named "Chairman Emeritus" of the conference. Prashant will speak on international co-productions, both with Europe and North America, working "outside the system" but still having important relations with Hollywood.

  • Paul Brett. Executive Producer for "The King's Speech," "Wolf Hall," and the "made in Miami" feature "Chef," which filmed extensively in Miami. Paul will speak on film and tv financing, how various incentive, tax breaks, and gap financing models help fuel production in both the US and internationally.

  • Jose Daniel "Jaydee" Freixas. Producer of "Magic City Memoirs" whose feature directorial debut "Vandal" just had a world premiere at MFF. Jaydee is now in LA working on distribution for the film as well as his major project with Paramount and Leonardo Di Caprio's Appian Way production company "The Corporation" to star Benicio del Toro. Jose Daniel will speak about Miami's emerging talent and film scene as well as how Miami can "elevate its game" within the global creative content community.


  • Special Honoree:
  • William "Bill Grefe. Legendary Florida indie grindhouse filmmaker of classic Florida made indie films such as "Stanley," "Mako: Jaws of Death," "The Hooked Generation, and "Death Curse of Tartu." Bill will be honored with a special "Golden Orange" Lifetime Achievement Award for his body of work in Florida, as well as his contributions to the industry as a whole. We will conduct a special Tribute for Bill and his family including "A Conversation with Bill Grefe," having both emerging and established filmmakers who have been inspired by Bill's work speak on his behalf (Tarantino is a big fan) and screening one of his classic films in the evening.

Speakers, times, and sessions may change with or without notice.

Pitch Coaching Session

Exclusive Limited/Private Coaching Session
with Adrian Wootton, OBE, Chief Film London and British Film Commission.

A one-on-one Individual 15 Minute Pitch Coaching Session with Adrian Wootton, Chief of Film London and British Film Commission will be available for the first 20 Registered Participants.

You will have the opportunity to present your project in a private room on June 5th.

Register today. Space is extremely limited.

On-site sign-ups will not be accepted for this special once in a life-time opportunity.

Updates to follow!

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