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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|

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 […]

July 9th, 2020|News|

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 […]

June 17th, 2020|News|

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 […]

June 1st, 2020|News|

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 […]

May 18th, 2020|News|

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, […]

May 6th, 2020|News|

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 […]

May 6th, 2020|News|

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 […]

April 13th, 2020|News|