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Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) invites students, faculty and alumni to participate in the third FIU Media Arts Festival (MAF), a showcase of recent media work by FIU students, faculty, alumni and community members. This year’s theme is Fresh from Miami!


  • WHEN: June 27, 2015, 5:30pm-9pm
  • WHERE: LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St, Miami, FL 33127
  • WHO: Submissions are open to students, faculty and alumni of Florida International University, as well as the general public. Selected works will be screened at the Festival.
  • REQUIREMENTS:  Submissions must be under five minutes and illustrate the theme through digital storytelling and visual media projects. Examples of possible submissions include videos (news, viral, web-based, fictional, music, promotional), mobile applications, Web sites, multimedia news stories and animations. For general inquiries on the Festival, contact


Fill out the form with your name, e-mail, URL of your work, and a brief description of your work. If you don’t have a URL, or have other questions, please contact Dr. Susan Jacobson



  1. Submissions that meet the Media Arts Festival guidelines will be accepted through May 31, 2015.
  2. There is a limit of 3 submissions per entrant.
  3. Submissions must be in final format to be considered. If applicable, arrangements may be made prior to the festival for higher quality formats for presentation purposes.
  4. Works in languages other than English must be subtitled in English for festival consideration.
  5. The MAF committee reserves the right to disqualify from consideration any work that includes false, inaccurate, fraudulent, defamatory or otherwise erroneous information.
  6. By submitting an entry, the entrant certifies that she/he owns the copyright to all the material contained within, or has permission from the copyright holder to submit the material. The entrant certifies that he/she is authorized to submit this work to the FIU/SJMC Media Arts Festival.
  7. Entrants are responsible for their own travel and expenses to the festival.
  8. There is no cost to submit to the FIU/SJMC Media Arts Festival.
  9. By submitting an entry, the entrant gives FIU permission to use the work, in whole or in part, for use including but not limited to marketing efforts.
  10. Questions? Contact Dr. Susan Jacobson


For more information about the FIU-SJMC Media Arts Festival, please contact Susan Jacobson.