FRIDAY, JUNE 16

REGISTRATION WELCOME CENTER

June 16 | 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM | Loews Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave

Festival Pass pick-up, information & ticket sales


 

MASTER CLASS IN PACKAGING YOUR TV SHOW IDEA

Presented by Prudential

June 16 | 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM | The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive | $125 BUY TICKETS

Karen Horne

This class provides a framework for how to prepare a pitch package for general meetings, detailing what that looks like, as well as breaking down what to expect on the journey to selling a project.


 

FILM SCREENINGS

June 16 | 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM | Colony Theatre, MB Cinematheque, & Loews Hotel

TICKETS COMING SOON

Film Screenings Wreath

Features, Shorts, Docs & Web Series Screenings


 

CELEBRITY SCENE STEALERS

Presented by TV One

June 16 | 12 NOON – 1:30 PM | New World Center, 500 17th St | $30 BUY TICKETS

Tasha Smith

Tasha Smith hosts TV One’s dynamic event featuring popular actors and actresses performing scenes from the three finalists of their annual screenplay competition. One of these talented screenwriters will win $5000, and the opportunity to have their screenplay produced for TV One. Lil Mama, Lance Gross and Tami Roman will make appearances.


 

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSHOLDER LOUNGE

June 16 | 12 NOON – 4:30 PM | New World Center, 500 17th St | PASSHOLDERS ONLY

American Airlines Lounge

Network with fellow attendees, and meet the official documentary filmmakers of the festival from 2 pm – 3 pm


 

CAREERS IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

June 16 | 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM | The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive | $30* BUY TICKETS

A Day in the Life of a Development Exec. (Adult Swim) and Talent Recruitment & Development at CNN presented by Turner

Walter Newman, Ramon Escobar

ABFF partners with leading media companies, organizations, unions and guilds, to host targeted workshops and tech talks to foster career development.


 

TV ONE SPOTLIGHT SCREENING: DOWNSIZED

June 16 | 3:00 PM | Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd | PASSHOLDERS ONLY

Downsized still

Starring Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe


 

LINCOLN ROAD DINE AROUND

June 16 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Lincoln Road

Enjoy special discounts for ABFF passholders at participating restaurants on Miami Beaches iconic retail strip Lincoln Rd.


 

ABFF COMEDY WINGS COMPETITION

Presented by HBO

June 16 | 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM | New World Center, 500 17th St | PASSHOLDERS ONLY

Comedy-Wings

A hilarious night of comedy: five of the funniest new comics battle it out to take home the 2017 Comedy Wings “Winner” title