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November 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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, […]

October 20th, 2020|News|

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, […]

October 12th, 2020|News|

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 Strata.ai, the SDD leverages the latest in machine learning and computer vision techniques to identify adherence of social distancing […]

October 12th, 2020|News|

Coronavirus Updates

Film Florida’s Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets
COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK AGREEMENT WITH DGA, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA AND TEAMSTERS/BASIC CRAFTS
THE SAFE WAY FORWARD: A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
ADG Local 800 Principles, Key Recommendations and Recommended Departmental Protocols
Producers Guild of America COVID Safety Protocols
AICP Multi-Union Safety […]

October 5th, 2020|News|

Coronavirus Updates

Film Florida’s Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets
COVID-19 RETURN TO WORK AGREEMENT WITH DGA, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA AND TEAMSTERS/BASIC CRAFTS
THE SAFE WAY FORWARD: A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
ADG Local 800 Principles, Key Recommendations and Recommended Departmental Protocols
Producers Guild of America COVID Safety Protocols
[…]

October 5th, 2020|Meetings|

David Yates Named 2020 Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador

Former Executive Director and CEO of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium David Yates has been named the 2020 Film Florida Legends Tourism Ambassador. The award, presented by entertainment production association Film Florida, honors those legends in the entertainment industry that are true ambassadors for Florida. David Yates is being honored for his time at the Clearwater Marine […]

September 20th, 2020|News|

Engaging Candidates and Legislators Webinar

Join Film Florida and Film MIA, along with special guests State Representative Holly Raschein and former State Representative Mike Miller, to learn how to engage candidates and legislators to educate them on the importance of the film, television and digital media production industry in Florida. Thursday September 24, 2020 at 9:30am (EST). The FREE webinar […]

September 14th, 2020|News|

New Florida Film Industry Leader Thinks Show Biz Can Give State’s Lagging Economy A Boost

By Gina Jordan, August 13, 2020 WFSU Public Media

Film and TV productions shut down around the country as COVID-19 spread. Film Florida, a not-for-profit trade association, has a new president who thinks shows biz productions could be a major part of Florida’s economic recovery.

Florida is home to the coming-of-age series David Makes Man. It was filmed in Orlando […]

August 13th, 2020|News|

Seeing Florida’s recovery through the viewfinder | Opinion

By DOMINIC M. CALABRO, SPECIAL TO THE SUN SENTINEL | AUG 09, 2020

Imagine that you are a TV producer, trying to figure out how you can begin getting back up and running as the pandemic begins to abate. You need a sunny climate with easy access to beaches. After months on hiatus, your network has […]

August 10th, 2020|News|

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting September 9-10, 2020

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Wednesday September 9 – Thursday September 10, 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.

As […]

August 1st, 2020|News|

Join Film Florida (Virtually) at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival

Registration is now open for the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which will take place from September 10-19, 2020. The Toronto International Film Festival has become one of the most beloved cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform for filmmakers to launch their careers and to premiere their new work. […]

July 27th, 2020|News|