Yearly Archives: 2016

Film Florida sponsors Sara Fuller Scholarship at the Palm Beach International Film Festival’s Student Showcase of Film

The electrifying Student Showcase of Films (SSOF) Red Carpet Awards Show, presenting cash awards, prizes and scholarships to Florida students will take place on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Guests will have an opportunity to preview the award-winning projects in [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00December 19th, 2016|

Recapping Film Florida’s Quarterly Meetings in Orlando

Last week we had a productive couple days in Orlando for our Quarterly Meetings. We want to thank our hosts from Film Orlando and Universal Studios Florida Production Group for their efforts and hospitality. Our quarterly meetings kicked off on Wednesday with our Education Council meeting on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida. Wednesday evening Film [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00December 13th, 2016|

Put Entertainment Industry Back in Production for Florida

For many years Florida was the top television and film location outside of Hollywood and New York with productions filmed here such as Caddyshack, Flipper, Parenthood, Miami Vice, My Girl and Edward Scissorhands. In the late 1990s other states began to compete aggressively for these multi-million dollar productions and the high wage jobs associated with [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00December 4th, 2016|

Film Florida Member Invitation: NATPE 2017

Film Florida is excited once again to participate in NATPE, which takes place January 17-19, 2017. NATPE is the preeminent gathering of television producers, executives and sales agents from around the world. The conference is committed to being the destination for buyers and sellers, evolving to meet the demands of a changing media landscape. NATPE [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00November 10th, 2016|

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting, December 7-9, 2016 in Orlando

Film Florida's next Quarterly Meeting will take place from Wednesday, December 7 through Friday, December 9, 2016 in Orlando. Events will include meetings for the Board of Directors, Committees and Councils and the Women in Film & Television - Florida Jingle Mingle Holiday Party. The Film Florida room block, along with most meetings, will be [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00November 7th, 2016|

Join Film Florida for SXSW 2017

Film Florida members are invited to join Film Florida at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, March 10-19, 2017. SXSW Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Registration costs start at $1,800 and are based on the following badge options: film only, film and interactive (gold), interactive [...]

2016-11-14T09:40:27-05:00November 7th, 2016|

Important: Upcoming Elections Information

On November 8, voters will be heading to the polls for the election. Now is the time for all eligible voters to familiarize ourselves with the candidates to determine who will best represent us and our industry in the state legislature. We encourage you to engage with your local candidates; you can call their office, [...]

2016-10-18T10:29:02-04:00September 23rd, 2016|

Film Florida Contributes to Robert Parente Scholarship

Film Florida announced that it has contributed to the Robert Parente Film Student Memorial Scholarship in honor of the late City of Miami Film Commissioner who passed away in July. Besides his official work for the city, Robert was known in his Miami community for constantly giving his time and photography skills to many non-profit [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00September 18th, 2016|

Film Florida Statement on the Cancellation of Bloodline

"We are saddened that Netflix announced the cancellation of Bloodline after Season 3. Bloodline has brought riveting television to viewers while being a tremendous post card for the Florida Keys and South Florida region. With production and tourism impacts for season 1 totaling $95 million, 1,738 jobs and $9.4 million in state and local taxes, [...]

2016-09-15T14:14:52-04:00September 15th, 2016|

Recapping Film Florida at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism 2016

Last week Film Florida had the opportunity to participate in the Florida Governor's Conference on Tourism, presented by VISIT FLORIDA. This is the third straight year that Film Florida has participated in the Conference, and the second consecutive year that we presented the Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador Award during the opening night Chairman's Dinner. [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00September 12th, 2016|

Recapping Film Florida’s Quarterly Meeting in Miami

This past week we had a great couple days in Miami for our Quarterly Meetings. We want to thank our hosts, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), Miami-Dade Office of Film & Entertainment and the Miami Beach Office of Film & Events. Our quarterly meetings kicked off on Wednesday with our Strategic Futures [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:18-04:00August 22nd, 2016|

Financial Incentive Program put in place in 2010 Worked: Bloodline Returns to Florida for Season 3

Bloodline, the hit Netflix television series based in the Florida Keys, announced it will return to Florida for season 3 despite the lack of state financial incentives that were available for seasons 1 and 2. Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the Sony Pictures Television-produced series would keep production in Florida. Sarandos [...]

2016-07-29T07:55:19-04:00July 29th, 2016|
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