Monthly Archives: December 2014

Film Florida’s New Strategy for Statewide Incentives

Originally posted on the Orlando Business Journal website:

Florida once was nicknamed “The Hollywood of the East” by the film industry, thanks to the weather and variety of possible locations for film productions.

And Film Florida — the nonprofit association for all things related film, TV, digital media and games — once again plans to pitch to state […]

Film Florida Launches New Brand, New Website, New Approach

Film Florida announced today that it has launched its new brand in a move to better align the association with its members, partners, legislators and industry leaders. Along with a new brand charter, Film Florida incorporated its new positioning statement, “Entertainment Production Association,” to better communicate what Film Florida represents. The new visual identity can […]

(Film Florida) Legend Ralph Clemente

Originally posted on the Vitae website:

A one-time actor turned behind-the-scenes mogul, he founded Valencia’s film program in the late ’80s through a combination of connections, chutzpah and a gift for gab. Nobody schmoozes like Clemente. “You create your own buzz,” he says. “You talk up projects, you listen for promising ideas. And you promote—the work, your […]