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Florida Producer Develops Software to Help Bring the TV & Film Industry Back to Work During COVID-19

In the spring of 2020 as COVID-19 cases surged in the U.S. TV and film production studios shut their doors. Faced with an uncertain future as the pandemic unfolded, the cast and crew of major […]

November 18th, 2020

Film Florida Quarterly Meeting December 3-4, 2020

Film Florida’s next Quarterly Meeting will be Thursday December 3 – Friday December 4, 2020. Events will include Film Florida Committee and Council Meetings and the Film Florida Board of Directors Meeting and will be […]

November 10th, 2020

Expanded film industry would help Florida’s economic recovery | Commentary

By Stephen Wise, Guest Columnist, November 7, 2020, Orlando Sentinel

Florida’s rich history in film traces back to 1908 when Jacksonville was nicknamed “The Winter Film Capital of the World.” Jacksonville’s Norman Studios is the only known remaining […]

November 07th, 2020

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 […]

October 20th, 2020

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 […]

October 12th, 2020

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 […]

October 12th, 2020

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 […]

September 20th, 2020

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 […]

September 14th, 2020

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 […]

August 13th, 2020

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 […]

August 10th, 2020