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2021 Legislative Session Preview

The 2021 Legislative Session begins on Tuesday March 2, 2021 and is scheduled to end on April 30, 2021. While the 60-day Legislative Session gets a lot of attention, Film Florida’s legislative efforts began more […]

February 25th, 2021

Film Florida Announces Emerging Filmmakers Fund

Film Florida, a statewide not-for-profit entertainment production trade association, has announced the launch of the Florida Emerging Filmmakers Fund, providing cash in the amount of $500 – $1,000 per project to deserving filmmakers needing help […]

January 25th, 2021

Florida is losing billions in revenue. Give the film industry effective incentives to return | Opinion

By (former State Rep) Holly Raschein, January 11, 2021, CLICK HERE to read from the Miami Herald

Film tourism lures visitors explore locations and destinations that have become popular because of their appearance in films and television […]

January 12th, 2021

Film industry should be part of Florida’s economic recovery | Commentary

By John Lux, Guest Columnist, January 11, 2021, CLICK HERE to read from the Orlando Sentinel

In a commentary submission dated Dec. 28 (“Corporate welfare, state bailouts won’t fix economy”), Skylar Zander of the special-interest group Americans […]

January 11th, 2021

New Year’s Message from Film Florida President Gail Morgan

Greetings Film Florida Members, Stakeholders, and Friends ~

I hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. Hoping 2021 is much different than 2020. I wanted to reach out with a quick […]

January 04th, 2021

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting February 22-23, 2021

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Monday February 22 – Tuesday February 23, 2021. Events will include Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings and the Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting and will be […]

December 28th, 2020

Film industry’s high-wage jobs produces economic diversity in Florida | Opinion

By Robert Starling, December 1, 2020, Florida Today
As the Florida Legislature looks at stimulating the creation of high-wage jobs, they should explore ways to grow Florida’s film and entertainment industry.
According to the Florida Department of […]

December 14th, 2020

Florida’s Film Industry Included in AIF RESET Task Force Executive and Legislative Pandemic Recovery Policy Recommendations

The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida Retail Federation (FRF), National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA)’s RESET Task Force released its final report, which highlights executive and legislative […]

December 04th, 2020

EDC of Sarasota County Job Opening

Job Title: Vice President / Senior Director of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Reports to: CEO

Strategic Goal:
The Vice President of Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship will serve as the visionary driving the roadmap of innovation, strategic initiatives, and alliances for the Economic Development Corporation of […]

November 30th, 2020

Join Film Florida at the Realscreen Summit 2021 Virtual Marketplace

Film Florida members are invited to attend the Realscreen Summit Virtual Marketplace taking place January 25 – February 4, 2021. The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted […]

November 29th, 2020