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Post-Irma Business Recovery Resources

Important Post-Irma Business Recovery Resources:
Bridge Loan
Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center
Temporary Disaster Unemployment Benefits

Hurricane Irma Update

It’s been quite a week for Florida. I realize that many of you may not see this message for days, possibly even next week since so many are still without power and reliable internet/cell signals. It is important, however, to express how thankful we are for everyone’s safety. We also wanted to offer our appreciation […]

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting & Governor’s Conference on Tourism Recap

While we continue to monitor Hurricane Irma, we wanted to update you on the recent Film Florida Quarterly Meeting in conjunction with the Governor’s Conference on Tourism, both at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL. We had a very productive day of committee and council meetings on Sunday August 27th, including the Film Commission […]

Emilio Estefan, Jr. and Gloria Estefan Named 2017 Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador Recipients

Emilio Estefan, Jr. and Gloria Estefan have been named the 2017 Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador Recipients. The award, presented by entertainment production association Film Florida, honors those legends in the entertainment industry that are true ambassadors for our state. The Estefans were honored for their Legendary work in music, theater, film, television, books, restaurants […]

SON Studios Crew Call

SON Studios is looking for crew to help shoot a TV pilot later this year.

POSITIONS: AD, AC, Electricians, Grips, Art Department, Hair/Makeup, Wardrobe, Transportation, POC, PA, Sound, Location Manager, Crafty, Locals and Extras Casting. If you’re:

in Southwest Florida (near Naples)
available September/October 2017
want to work near home (finally, right?)
have skills and experience…

Interested and […]

NEEDED: Global Peace Film Festival Volunteers

Volunteers are needed leading up to and for the Global Peace Film Festival. Shifts are typically a minimum of 3 hrs and volunteers can work as many or as few shifts as their schedule allows.  Volunteers will help with a variety of tasks including:

Distributing window decals and posters to local businesses around Orlando for […]

Miami-Dade County announces its local TV, Film and Entertainment Production Incentive Program

MIAMI (July 18, 2017) — In keeping with its mission to maintain Miami-Dade County as a top production destination, the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources’ Office of Film and Entertainment is launching a local TV/film and digital entertainment production incentive program. The program intends to help support individual film and entertainment projects that will benefit […]

Join Film Florida at SXSW March 9 – 18, 2018 in Austin, Texas

Film Florida members are invited to join Film Florida at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 9-18, 2018. SXSW Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.

Film Florida is collecting a preliminary headcount of interested attendees. Registration costs start at approximately $2,000 and are based on […]

Experience the New Reality! Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Video Games, and Digital Entertainment

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured a limited number of OrlandoiX badges that will be available to Film Florida members for just $245! We invite you to join Film Florida at OrlandoiX, Thursday August 17 – Sunday August 20, 2017 at Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. OrlandoiX is the Southeast’s largest […]

Are You Taking Advantage of the Sales Tax Exemption Program?

We want to get the word out to all our out-of-state and Florida-based production companies and remind you to take advantage of the Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption Program. This program helps companies of all sizes, including small and minority owned businesses, with a point of sale tax exemption on production related expenditures for companies […]