Monthly Archives: January 2016

2016 Tourism Day Recap and Legislative Updates

On Wednesday January 20th, a contingency of leaders from Film Florida traveled to Tallahassee to attend Tourism Day. Each year, Florida’s tourism partners host the event to educate the legislature, media and Floridians on the significant role tourism plays in the success of our state’s economy.

The early welcome session drew more than 500 industry attendees […]

2016 Florida Tourism Day in Tallahassee Recognizes State’s No. 1 Industry

– The Partnership for Florida’s Tourism Holds Annual Tourism Day on January 20, 2016 –
(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Tourism leaders are set to gather in Tallahassee for Florida Tourism Day on Wednesday, January, 20, 2016. Each year, the Partnership for Florida’s Tourism hosts the event to educate the legislature, media and Floridians on the significant role […]

Industry leaders working on conservative plan to land film incentives

Originally posted on the Orlando Business Journal website

It would make sense for a movie telling a story that takes place in Tampa to be filmed in Tampa, right? Guess again. The Ben Affleck-directed film Live by Night, based on the crime novel by Dennis Lahane, comes out sometime in 2017. Instead of production crews filming in Ybor […]

Preparing for Legislative Session 2016

With the official start of the 2016 Legislative Session this week and as a first positive step forward, we wanted to share with you that Senator Jack Latvala has included the film, television and digital media industry program within his filed Economic Development Package. This is very good news for our industry and we would […]