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BrandStar Studios Invests Millions in Technology and Equipment to Provide Virtual Production, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality Capabilities in Real-Time

13-foot-high, over 100-foot-long LED screens, Unreal Engine Software, among key new features of the 43,000-square-foot studio’s expanded capabilities
Pompano Beach, FL. (Sept. 23, 2021) – BrandStar Studios, a division of BrandStar, has completed a multi-million dollar upgrade to its studios, allowing them to provide the newest, most cutting-edge technologies in the world of production, including […]

September 23rd, 2021|News|

Film Florida Launches Season 4 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 4 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 Podcasts, Stitcher, […]

September 23rd, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday: Local Film Commissioners

The next Film Florida Friday is Friday September 10, 2021 at 9:30am EDT featuring Destin-Fort Walton Beach Film Commission and Film Florida President Gail Morgan alongside Miami Dade County Office of Film and Entertainment and Film Florida 1st Vice President Sandy Lighterman.

Listen and talk to two film commissioners as they explain the role of a local […]

August 25th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting September 16-17, 2021

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Thursday September 16 – Friday September 17, 2021. Events will include Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings and the Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting and will continue to be done entirely through Zoom.

As always, all Film Florida members are welcome and encouraged to participate in all meetings, […]

August 20th, 2021|News|

Film Florida Friday: Location Managers/Scouting

The next Film Florida Friday is Friday August 20, 2021 at 9:30am EST featuring three of Florida’s best film and television Location Managers/Scouts: Leah Sokolowsky, Maria K. Chavez, and Stacey McGillis-Evans, three of Florida’s best film and television Location Managers/Scouts.

In film and television production a location scout is responsible for finding places to film. A […]

August 10th, 2021|News|

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 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|