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Space Coast Quarterly Meeting Recap

Last week, Film Florida had a very productive couple of days in Cocoa Beach for our Quarterly Meeting. As Film Florida President, it was my honor to welcome everyone to my home on Florida’s Space Coast. We want to thank our hosts at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront for their wonderful hospitality. Our quarterly meeting kicked […]

Next Film Florida Quarterly Meeting

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Tuesday June 26 and Wednesday June 27 in Palm Beach County. Stay tuned for details.

Film Florida Member Invitation: Produced By 2018 in Los Angeles

Registration for the Produced By Conference is underway! The conference will be held in Los Angeles June 9-10, 2018. Attendees of the Production By Conference gain access to:

Award-Winning and Emerging Filmmakers and Showrunners
Cutting Edge Sessions, Workshops and Mentoring Roundtables
Emerging Media and Digital Innovators
Extraordinary Networking Opportunities with Key Industry Professionals
New Technology […]

State-Wide Finalists Announced for Student Showcase of Films

Florida Student Filmmakers Announced as FINALISTS for the 23rd Annual
Palm Beach International Film Festival’s Student Showcase of Films
Burt Reynolds, Vanilla Ice and other SURPRISE celebrities to present awards!
Frank Licari to host the live “Video Game” themed show!
The Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission announced the finalists for the 23rd Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival’s […]

Job Opportunity: Tampa Hillsborough Film Commissioner

To market Hillsborough County as a premier production destination. The Film Commissioner will execute a fiscally sound business plan that supports the local film and digital industry; participate in selected sales missions and trade shows that influence film and media projects thereby increasing the economic impact in Hillsborough County and raise awareness of Hillsborough County […]

CAPITOL UPDATE: 2018 Legislative Session Recap

On Sunday, legislators completed the 2018 Legislative Session in Tallahassee. Of the 1,654 general bills filed this year, only 10% crossed the finish line. Regardless of the issue, getting a bill of any kind passed in the Florida Legislature has become increasingly difficult. While Film Florida did not submit a policy request on behalf of […]

Film Florida Awards Sara Fuller Scholarship to Miami Film Festival’s CinemaSlam Winner

On Saturday March 10, 2018 Film Florida Executive Board member Matt Wohl presented a Sara Fuller Scholarship for $500 to Robert Requejo Ramos, winner of the CinemaSlam competition at the Miami Film Festival. CinemaSlam is Miami Film Festival’s film school competition, aiming to discover, showcase, and celebrate the work of undergraduate and graduate students in […]

Miami Beach Launches Five-Star Film Incentive Program

Miami Beach Launches Five-Star Film Incentive Program
Encouraging a New Wave of Film Work in the City Through Grants
Miami Beach, FL – While the iconic Ocean Drive backdrop remains the same, the landscape of the film industry is making a drastic change. In response to the Florida Legislature’s decision to pull funding from the State of Florida’s Film […]

Pitching Across the Pond

Pitching Across the Pond:
From Morning Cafecito to Afternoon Tea
Film London, the Miami Media & Film Market (MMFM) and FilMiami will collaborate on a very special “TV Drama Pitch Session” hosted by MMFM 2018. 10 to 15 Producers will be pre-selected by MMFM and FilMiami to Participate in One on One Pitch Meetings with Film London Executives […]

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting April 2018 on the Space Coast

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Monday April 9th and Tuesday April 10th on Florida’s Space Coast (Brevard County). Events will include meetings for the Film Florida Committees and Councils as well as the Board of Directors.

Meetings and hotel room block are at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, located at 1550 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa […]