WELCOME TO 2017 W.M.I.F.F. ANNUAL FESTIVAL.
CURRENTLY IN IT’S EIGHTH YEAR, THIS PRESTIGIOUS IMDB QUALIFYING FESTIVAL IS OFFERING IT’S AUDIENCE AND FILM MAKERS A SPECIAL TREAT THIS YEAR, 2017! STAY TUNED!
Established in 2010, the unique and pretigious WORLD MUSIC & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, (WMIFF) , the IMDB-qualifying international film festival was held annually in Washington, D.C. every August. In 2016 WMIFF has broken outside the box and is holding their 7th festival on a cruise ship.
A look back at one of WMIFF’s previous festival’s gala.
Five Emmy, two Golden Globe, one Grammy and two time Oscar Nominee, Carol Connors wowed the WMIFF crowd in 2011!
Two time Golden Globe Nominee Steven Bauer (Scarface 1983) holding awards for best lead actor, best actor in International short. Best short film went to his talented director/producer Yolanda Romsera in 2013. Steven was also awarded for outstanding achievement in arts.
The Burke Theatre where the WMIFF has shown many of it’s award winning films.
WMIFF was established to celebrate and provide a platform of achievements for all cinema artists.
WMIFF festivities are open to all, featuring some of the most talented artists in both film and music.
WMIFF is proud to showcase and recognize all independent artists worldwide.
In 2015, WMIFF’s introduction to new and unique categories created more opportunities for filmamakers.
We offered a New Directors Showcase, which was exclusive and limited to a Director’s first feature-length film; Student/Emerging Filmmakers category was geared towards student filmmakers and music artists, and films directed by Women, along with other special spotlights on the works of the South-East Asian origin.
The festival attracts celebrities, media journalists, civic and community leaders, film crews and film enthusiasts from around the globe, as well as the DC metropolitan area which includes Virginia and Maryland.
In previous years, WMIFF wowed attendees and enthusiasts with award-winning musical performances along with special guest appearances with five Emmy, two Golden Globe, One Grammy and two times Oscar Nominee Carol Connors, Grammy Award Winner Newang Khechong, Emmy Award Winners David Lago and Merrie Lynn Ross, and twice Grammy nominated Cicso Steele.