The Miami International Film Festival is accepting entries for its fest taking place March 2 - 11. Submissions for juried competition categories are open to first and second-time directors and include Dramatic Features, World Cinema, Dramatic Features - Ibero-American Cinema, and Documentary Features - World & Ibero-American Cinema. Non-competition categories are also open to submissions and include short films and "Touching Florida." Films must have been completed after September 1, 2005, and must not have been publicly broadcast or exhibited commercially in the U.S. prior to the festival. The early submission deadline is September 4 and the final submission deadline is October 6. For more information and a submission form, visit their website. [Brian Brooks]