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Film Florida Elects 2021 – 2022 Officers; Gail Morgan Continues as President of Organization

Gail Morgan, Film Commissioner for the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Film Commission, has been re-elected President of Film Florida. It was announced at the Film Florida Annual Meeting, along with the entire Film Florida Board of Directors for 2021-2022. The 2021-2022 Film Florida Board of Directors and alternate board members reside in fourteen different counties in […]

June 27th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday: Niki Welge, Florida State Film Commissioner

Film Florida Fridays are free interactive chats about current topics, initiatives and relationship-building in Florida’s film, television, commercial, photography and digital media industry.

These conversations will take place one Friday each month at 9:30am EST, where industry professionals and up-and-comers are encouraged to gather with a cup of coffee, ask questions and speak directory with industry […]

June 1st, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday: Niki Welge, Florida State Film Commissioner

Film Florida Fridays are free interactive chats about current topics, initiatives and relationship-building in Florida’s film, television, commercial, photography and digital media industry.

These conversations will take place one Friday each month at 9:30am EST, where industry professionals and up-and-comers are encouraged to gather with a cup of coffee, ask questions and speak directory with industry leaders. Participants are highly encouraged to come with questions and be prepared to engage authentically with special guest panelists.

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June 1st, 2021|Meetings|

Film Florida Annual Meeting June 24 – 25, 2021

Film Florida’s Annual Meeting will be Thursday June 24 – Friday June 25, 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.

As always, […]

May 13th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Actors Forum

Film Florida Executive Director John Lux welcomes two of Florida’s most experienced actors: Adam Vernier, Central Florida Board Member of SAG-AFTRA’s Miami Local, and Tamara Jones McKee, Florida SAG-AFTRA Government Relations Chair, to discuss the state of film, television, content, voice over and media in Florida in this interactive Q&A forum during this special free […]

May 8th, 2021|News|

2021 Legislative Session Recap

While the two months of the Legislative Session gets the most attention, Film Florida’s efforts for the 2021 session began last Spring. Since the end of the 2020 Legislative Session, Film Florida members held close to 200 meetings with legislators and candidates. The focus of each meeting was to educate legislators on how our industry […]

May 3rd, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday, May 7, 2021- Black Industry Leaders Part 2

Film Florida Fridays are free interactive chats about current topics, initiatives and relationship-building in Florida’s film, television, commercial, photography and digital media industry.

These conversations will take place one Friday each month at 9:30am EST, where industry professionals and up-and-comers are encouraged to gather with a cup of coffee, ask questions and speak directory with industry […]

April 21st, 2021|News|

Join Film Florida (Virtually) at Realscreen Live June 7-11, 2021

Film Florida will be participating virtually in Realscreen Live June 7 – 11, 2021- Connecting the unscripted and non-fiction entertainment community online. The 2021 edition is expanded to feature five days of keynotes and panels with industry leading executives, as well as focused networking opportunities designed to foster new connections and provide a forum for […]

April 19th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday, April 16, 2021- Black Industry Leaders Part 1

Film Florida Fridays are free interactive chats about current topics, initiatives and relationship-building in Florida’s film, television, commercial, photography and digital media industry.

These chats will take place one Friday each month at 9:30am EST, where industry professionals and up-and-comers are encouraged to gather with a cup of coffee, ask questions and speak directory with industry […]

March 29th, 2021|News|

2021 Legislative Session Preview

The 2021 Legislative Session begins on Tuesday March 2, 2021 and is scheduled to end on April 30, 2021. While the 60-day Legislative Session gets a lot of attention, Film Florida’s legislative efforts began more than eight months ago.

Since the end of the 2020 Legislative Session, elections were held and the Florida Legislature has close […]

February 25th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Announces Emerging Filmmakers Fund

Film Florida, a statewide not-for-profit entertainment production trade association, has announced the launch of the Florida Emerging Filmmakers Fund, providing cash in the amount of $500 – $1,000 per project to deserving filmmakers needing help for their film projects. In addition to cash, projects selected for the Emerging Filmmakers Fund will receive mentorship from an […]

January 25th, 2021|News|

Florida is losing billions in revenue. Give the film industry effective incentives to return | Opinion

By (former State Rep) Holly Raschein, January 11, 2021, CLICK HERE to read from the Miami Herald

Film tourism lures visitors explore locations and destinations that have become popular because of their appearance in films and television series.

A Visit Florida survey found that almost 25 percent of domestic tourists to Florida said something they saw on film […]

January 12th, 2021|News|