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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 […]

Join Film Florida at the Toronto International Film Festival 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which will take place from September 7-17, 2017. TIFF continues to grow both as a major festival for Hollywood awards films, independent film and international productions, as well as establishing a strong film market tie in with many international buyers and sellers. TIFF […]

Join Film Florida at OrlandoiX August 17 – 20, 2017

Film Florida will be participating in OrlandoiX, Thursday August 17 – Sunday August 20, 2017 at Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. OrlandoiX is the Southeast’s largest gathering of creators in video games, virtual reality, and digital entertainment. Open to professionals and consumers, OrlandoiX showcases over 100 interactive experiences, industry leading keynotes, speaker presentations, […]

Film Florida Annual Meeting: May 22 – 24, 2017 on the Emerald Coast

Film Florida, along with the Emerald Coast Film Commission, is excited to announce plans for the Annual Meeting including Board of Directors Elections taking place May 22 – 24, 2017 on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast. While portions are open to Film Florida members only, as always, our Welcome Reception and Board of Directors Meeting are […]

Next Film Florida Quarterly Meeting

Film Florida, along with the Emerald Coast Film Commission, is excited to announce plans for the Annual Meeting including Board of Directors Elections taking place May 22 – 24, 2017 on Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast. While portions are open to Film Florida members only, as always, our Welcome Reception and Board of Directors Meeting are open to the public and we hope to see you there. If you’re not a member, we encourage you to consider joining Film Florida so you can participate in all activities at our upcoming Annual Meeting.

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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 info@filmflorida.org with your interest by Friday, May 12th. 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 […]

URGENT REQUEST: NEEDED BY TUESDAY MARCH 14th

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 […]