Yearly Archives: 2020

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting February 22-23, 2021

Film Florida's next Quarterly Meeting will be Monday February 22 - Tuesday February 23, 2021. Events will include Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings and the Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting and will be done entirely through Zoom so while we won't see each other in person, we will see each other via cameras. [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00December 28th, 2020|

Film industry’s high-wage jobs produces economic diversity in Florida | Opinion

By Robert Starling, December 1, 2020, Florida Today As the Florida Legislature looks at stimulating the creation of high-wage jobs, they should explore ways to grow Florida’s film and entertainment industry. According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, in 2019 the average annual wage for a film and entertainment industry professional in Florida was [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00December 14th, 2020|

Florida’s Film Industry Included in AIF RESET Task Force Executive and Legislative Pandemic Recovery Policy Recommendations

The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida Retail Federation (FRF), National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)’s RESET Task Force released its final report, which highlights executive and legislative policy recommendations aimed at helping the state’s economy rebound from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and any similar future [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00December 4th, 2020|

Join Film Florida at the Realscreen Summit 2021 Virtual Marketplace

Film Florida members are invited to attend the Realscreen Summit Virtual Marketplace taking place January 25 - February 4, 2021. The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted and non-fiction entertainment. The 23rd edition will feature a virtual marketplace for industry members to connect, network and engage with one [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00November 29th, 2020|

NATPE Virtual Miami 2021

For many years, Film Florida has participated on-site in NATPE Miami, the premiere conference for content producers, distributors, streamers and buyers across all platforms. The 2021 Conference is being held virtually. The virtual conference will run Tuesday January 19, 2021 through Friday January 22, 2021 with each day featuring a full schedule of sessions focused [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00November 24th, 2020|

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting December 3-4, 2020

Film Florida's next Quarterly Meeting will be Thursday December 3 - Friday December 4, 2020. Events will include Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings and the Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting and will be done entirely through Zoom so while we won't see each other in person, we will see each other via cameras. [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00November 10th, 2020|

Expanded film industry would help Florida’s economic recovery | Commentary

By Stephen Wise, Guest Columnist, November 7, 2020, Orlando Sentinel Florida’s rich history in film traces back to 1908 when Jacksonville was nicknamed “The Winter Film Capital of the World.” Jacksonville’s Norman Studios is the only known remaining silent film studio left standing in the U.S. and was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2016. The [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00November 7th, 2020|

COVID-19: The New Normal for Hair & Makeup Artists Webinar

Join Film Florida and Film MIA for a virtual town hall discussing how Florida-based hair and makeup artists are helping keep cast and crew safe on Florida sets, Wednesday October 28, 2020 at 9:30am eastern / 8:30am central. Topics will include new required precautions being taken before arriving on set, new procedures while on set, [...]

2020-10-20T08:57:30-04:00October 20th, 2020|

Film Florida Launches Season 3 of the Film Florida Podcast

Film Florida, the state’s only trade association that represents all sectors of the film, television, production and digital media/tech industry, has launched Season 3 of the Film Florida Podcast highlighting the people and stories that make-up the multibillion-dollar industry in Florida. Episodes of the Film Florida Podcast are available through Apple Podcasts, Google PlayStore, Stitcher, [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00October 12th, 2020|

Film Florida Partners with Miami-Dade Beacon Council to Promote FREE Social Distance Detector on Production Sets

Film Florida, a statewide not-for-profit entertainment production trade association, has announced it is teaming up with the Miami-Dade Beacon Council to promote a Social Distancing Detector (SDD) tool developed by their Technology Committee. Led by Miami-based, the SDD leverages the latest in machine learning and computer vision techniques to identify adherence of social distancing [...]

2021-09-20T07:55:12-04:00October 12th, 2020|


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