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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 […]

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting & Governor’s Conference on Tourism August 27-30

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be held in Hollywood, FL on Sunday, August 27th and Monday, August 28th. Film Florida meetings will be held at:
The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
The Diplomat Beach Resort will also be home to the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The Governor’s Conference is hosted by VISIT […]

Next Film Florida Quarterly Meeting

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be held in Hollywood, FL on Sunday, August 27th and Monday, August 28th. Film Florida meetings will be held at:
The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019
The Diplomat Beach Resort will also be home to the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The Governor’s Conference is hosted by VISIT FLORIDA and will be held Monday August 28th – Wednesday August 30th. In addition to our Quarterly Meeting, for the 4th consecutive year, Film Florida will participate in the Governor’s Conference with a booth and materials to educate tourism stakeholders on our shared marketing and tourism goals for the state of Florida.

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Produced By Conference Recap

Recently a group of Film Florida members attended the Produced By Conference in Los Angeles and this year was one of the strongest yet. As the entertainment production industry finds itself at a major turning point, wherein digital studios Netflix and Amazon are dominating the majors in series work and heading into feature work, throughout […]

Message from Film Florida President Bonnie King

As the new President of Film Florida, I wanted to share how eager I am to serve this organization and lead our efforts for Florida’s film, television, and digital media production industry. It has been an educational experience and pleasure to serve as 2nd Vice President last year after serving in various roles on the […]

Film Florida Elects 2017-2018 Officers; Bonnie King Named President of Organization

Bonnie King, Film Commissioner for the Space Coast Film and Television Office, a Committee of the Brevard County Tourist Development Council (TDC), has been named President of Film Florida. It was announced at the Film Florida Annual Meeting in Destin, FL, along with the entire Film Florida Board of Directors for 2017-2018.

“It is a privilege […]

Capitol Update: Successful Legislative Session For the Industry

As the 2017 Legislative Session comes to a close, we wanted to update everyone on the Film Florida legislative priorities. If you recall, prior to the start of the legislative session, Film Florida determined that the top priority was to fight the proposed tax increase on our industry, keep the Florida Office of Film and […]