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Join Film Florida For Produced By 2017

Registration for the Produced By Conference is underway! The conference will be held in Los Angeles June 10 – 11, 2017. If you are interested in attending Produced By, please email with your interest by Friday, April 7th. Attendees of the Production By Conference gain access to:

Award-Winning and Emerging Filmmakers and Showrunners
Cutting Edge Sessions, Workshops […]

Tallahassee Quarterly Meeting and Capitol Meetings Update

On Monday March 20th, Film Florida held our Quarterly Board of Directors Meeting in Tallahassee. The meeting was very productive and being in Tallahassee during the legislative session, the meeting had a heavy legislative undertone.

As everyone is aware, the Florida House continues to pursue HB 7005 that would, among other agencies, close the Florida Office […]


As a strong supporter of the film, television and digital media industry in Florida, we need your help! As you are aware, the Florida House of Representatives is set to pass legislation (HB 7005) that would shutter the Florida Office of Film and Entertainment and put an end to the Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption […]

Film Florida 2017 Legislative Session Kick-Off

With the official start of the 2017 Legislative Session this week we wanted to update everyone on where things stand legislatively. For the first time since 2004, Florida does not have a state-wide program to entice film, television and digital media projects and companies to our state. Since last summer, Film Florida has been working […]

Film Florida Statement on Historic Weekend for Florida-Produced Moonlight

“Film Florida congratulates Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski and the entire cast and crew of Florida-produced Moonlight for their historic weekend, which included six Film Independent Spirit Awards including Best Feature and three Oscars including the Academy Award for Best Picture. Moonlight has been a wonderful ambassador for South Florida and all Floridians as they have […]

Next Film Florida Quarterly Meeting

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will take place on Monday March 20, 2017 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Courtyard Tallahassee Capital, 1018 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.


Lights, camera, incentives: Industry leaders focus on creating new film funding program

Originally posted on the Orlando Business Journal website.

Florida’s once-thriving film incentive program is dead, but John Lux isn’t giving up on efforts to create a new one.
In the last three years, Florida lost more than 50 film and TV projects that wanted to come here but couldn’t because of the lack of a funded program, said Lux, who serves […]

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting, March 20, 2017 in Tallahassee

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will take place on Monday March 20, 2017 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm at the Courtyard Tallahassee Capital, 1018 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.

The Film Florida room block is for Monday March 20, 2017. Rooms are $189 per night plus taxes and includes free parking and free high speed internet. The room block […]

2017 Tribeca Film Festival

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival will take place in New York from April 19 – 30, 2017. The Tribeca Film Festival is well known for being a diverse international film event that supports emerging and established directors. The Festival has screened over 1400 films from over 80 countries since its first festival in 2002. Since its […]

Important Legislative Update

We hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and a great start to 2017. While January 9th serves as the unofficial start of the “legislative season” in Florida, we have been working on legislative efforts for the last six months and wanted to take this opportunity to give you an update on where […]