Yearly Archives: 2019

Join Film Florida at Realscreen West June 4 – 6, 2019

In an ongoing effort to expand the visibility of our industry and the entire state of Florida, for the first time ever, Film Florida will be attending Realscreen West June 4 - 6, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. There is no better place to examine the state of unscripted's new realities and to meet future partners [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00May 10th, 2019|

Join Film Florida at the Produced By Conference June 8-9 in Los Angeles

Registration for the 11th Annual Produced By Conference is underway! The conference will be held in Los Angeles June 8 - 9, 2019 at Warner Bros. Studios, in Burbank, CA. The Produced By Conference is a full weekend of panels, sessions, workshops and networking events for the serious producer. Produced By Conference event badge includes: Access to two (2) [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00May 10th, 2019|

Registration is Now Open for the 9th Miami Media and Film Market June 4 – 7, 2019

Registration is now open for the 9th Miami Media and Film Market (MMFM) June 4 - 7, 2019 at the Historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL. MMFM is a fast growing film and entertainment international co-production forum and marketplace focused on content development, helping to bridge the gap between the global entertainment industry and diverse, fast [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00May 9th, 2019|

Capitol Update: 2019 Legislative Session Recap

On Saturday, legislators completed the 2019 Legislative Session in Tallahassee. Of the 3,751 bills filed this year, only 196 (5.2%) crossed the finish line. Unfortunately the bills Film Florida were advocating for (SB 526 by Sen Joe Gruters- R, Sarasota and HB 1401 by Rep James Buchanan- R, Sarasota, photos right) were not among those [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00May 5th, 2019|

Film Florida Individual Membership Change

Greetings Film Florida Individual Members, In January 2013, Film Florida introduced the individual membership level to actively engage the front line workers of the industry. It was an important, and extremely beneficial, step for the organization to represent those who are in the trenches every day. Since its inception six years ago, the goal has [...]

2019-05-01T10:58:46-04:00May 1st, 2019|

Senate Resolution 1808 Passes Favorably out of Senate Committee on Rules

Senate Resolution (SR) 1808, filed by Senator Annette Taddeo (D- Miami-Dade County) passed favorably out of the Senate Committee on Rules by unanimous vote. SR 1808 is a "Resolution," meaning it is not a law, a grant program, or incentive, nor does it have any financial appropriation. SR 1808 is "a resolution recognizing the value of [...]

2019-04-26T11:32:22-04:00April 17th, 2019|

Film Florida Member Discount: DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hollywood Beach

Our friends at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hollywood Beach are pleased to announce they are continuing to offer Film Florida members a discount through the end of 2019! This is not associated with any particular Film Florida event or meeting, feel free to use this discount for business or family purposes. Film Florida members [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00April 16th, 2019|

Tallahassee Board Meeting & Capitol Recap

Last week, members of the Film Florida Board of Directors spent time in Tallahassee with a full schedule. The Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting took place on Monday, March 25. Updates were presented by the Florida Office of Film & Entertainment, our Legislative, Budget & Finance, Marketing, Strategic Futures, and Membership committees as well as [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00March 31st, 2019|

Florida Student Filmmakers Announced as FINALISTS for the 24th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films

Burt Reynolds to be honored! Vanilla Ice and other SURPRISE celebrities to present awards! Frank Licari hosts “Burt Reynolds” themed show – celebrating the legend and legacy he leaves behind! Palm Beach County, FL (March 7, 2019) – The Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission announced the finalists for the 24th Annual Palm Beaches Student [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00March 8th, 2019|

Drone Zone: The Business & Art of UAVs for Film and Commercials

Film Florida and Women in Film & Television- Florida Present: Drone Zone: The Business & Art of UAVs for Film and Commercials with Robert Starling, SOC from Starling Productions. Date: Saturday April 13, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm (doors open at 9:30am) Location: Full Sail University, Building 3B, Room 106 (EB Auditorium), 175 University Park Drive, Winter Park, FL 32792 Tickets: [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00March 4th, 2019|

Florida TaxWatch Analyzes Florida’s Film and Television Industry: “The Status Quo is Not a Viable Option”

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit government watchdog & taxpayer research institute, has released their latest research report, Is the Sun Setting on Film in Florida? An analysis of the state’s film and television industry. In the report, Florida TaxWatch dives into Florida’s film and television industry to examine how other states [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:14-04:00February 19th, 2019|

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