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A Message From New Film Florida President Gail Morgan

As the new President of Film Florida, I wanted to share how eager I am to serve this organization and continue our efforts for Florida’s film, television, and digital media production industry. It has been an educational experience and pleasure to serve as 1st Vice President for the last three years after serving as the […]

Film Florida Elects 2020-2021 Officers; Gail Morgan Named President of Organization

June 17, 2020 – Gail Morgan, Film Commissioner for the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Film Commission, has been named President of Film Florida. It was announced at the Film Florida Annual Meeting, along with the entire Film Florida Board of Directors for 2020-2021.

“It is an honor to serve as President of Film Florida. The organization continues […]

Film Florida Statement on Diversity & Inclusion

Film Florida is committed to cultivating an industry that is inclusive and provides equal opportunities to all members of the industry without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law. The organization is committed to nurturing […]

Film Florida Annual Meeting June 16 – 17, 2020

Film Florida’s Annual Meeting will be Tuesday June 16 – Wednesday June 17, 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 always, all Film […]

Film Florida to Host Department Discussion

Following up on the recent Virtual Town Hall to discuss “Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets” Film Florida will host a FREE “Department Discussion” on Friday May 22 from 10:00-11:00am on Zoom featuring medical professionals to discuss COVID-19 on production sets. Panelists will discuss potential processes and procedures to ensure cast and crew stay […]

Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets Virtual Town Hall

You’re invited to Film Florida’s virtual town hall on Monday 5/11 at 10:00am to discuss the recently released “Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets.” As you hopefully know, Film Florida released recommendations for maintaining clean and healthy production sets which includes both general and specific suggestions for production offices, casting, equipment handling, staffing, location scouting, art department, […]

Film Florida Releases Recommendations for Clean & Healthy Production Sets

April 30, 2020- Film Florida, the state’s only trade association that represents all sectors of the film, television, production and digital media/tech industry, released recommendations for maintaining clean and healthy production sets. The film and television production industry has largely been shut down since mid-March due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The industry hopes to resume […]

COvideo-19 Project

The difficulties surrounding this pandemic are undeniable, but we believe it is still no match for our resolve, our determination, and our creativity. At the core of all our creations is a desire to connect to one another. We’ve lost some of that, but it’s our hope to bring that back, even if it’s in […]

Film Florida Announces the “Sunshine State Social Distance Watch Party”

April 3, 2020- Film Florida, the state’s only trade association that represents all sectors of the film, television, production and digital media/tech industry, released volume 2 of the “Sunshine State Social Distance Watch Party.” The collection includes Florida-filmed movies and TV series, along with where you can stream them. The organization is encouraging Floridians to […]

Film industry quietly wins big, continues to build momentum

The industry still has plenty to celebrate as the 2020 Legislative Session wraps.

By Drew Wilson, Florida Politics on March 19, 2020

The Legislature didn’t approve a new film production program this year, but the industry still has plenty to celebrate as the 2020 Legislative Session wraps.

Bills (HB 7039 and SB 1636) in the House and Senate repealing several advisory bodies […]

Capitol Update: 2020 Legislative Session Recap

While everyone’s focus is correctly on the Coronavirus Pandemic, the extended 2020 Legislative Session concludes this week in Tallahassee. We did not achieve all of our goals during the Legislative Session, but with the help of our Legislative Champions and our Government Relations team, Film Florida did achieve a number of very important objectives. Again […]

Film Florida Quarterly Mtg: Coronavirus Update

Due to the current situation with the Coronavirus, we are cancelling the in-person portions of the upcoming Film Florida Quarterly Meeting in Tampa. We will, however, proceed as scheduled entirely by phone. Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings will take place as scheduled on Tuesday March 24, 2020 via phone and the Board of Directors […]