Episode 56- David Morton, Florida Film Historian (Part 2)

Film Florida Podcast Episode 56- Part 2 with Film Historian David Morton, Ph.D. talking about his dissertation on the History of the Motion Picture Industry in the State of Florida. In part 2, David talks about the emergence of Orlando and Miami in the film industry, the importance of Miami Vice, the future of the film and television industry in Florida, and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 55- David Morton, Florida Film Historian (Part 1)

Film Florida Podcast Episode 55- Part 1 with Film Historian David Morton, Ph.D. talking about his dissertation on the History of the Motion Picture Industry in the State of Florida. David discusses why he chose the film industry for his dissertation, and the early years of the film industry in Florida in the early 1900’s, primarily in Jacksonville and Tampa. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 54- Andrew Hevia, Filmmaker

Film Florida Podcast Episode 54- Miami native filmmaker Andrew Hevia talks about his time at New World School for the Arts, then Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts, being the co-founder of Miami's Borscht Film Festival, being co-producer on "Moonlight," his most recent project "Leave the Bus through the Broken Window," getting his start in the industry and what’s next for him. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 53- Tony Ahedo, Director & DP

Film Florida Podcast Episode 53- Ringling College of Art and Design graduate and Tampa resident Tony Ahedo talks about his work as a Director, DP, Camera Op and AC, with credits on features, music videos, live events and commercials, filming in Florida and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 52- Arielle Kebbel, Actress

Film Florida Podcast Episode 52- Florida native Arielle Kebbel talks about her starring roles on television series "Ballers," "Midnight, Texas" and her current series "Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector". Additional TV credits include Grand Hotel, UnReal, The Vampire Diaries, Gilmore Girls and 90210 to name a few. Film credits include Fifty Shades Freed, fan favorites John Tucker Must Die, Aquamarine and The Uninvited. She also talks how she got involved in acting, growing up in Central Florida and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 51- Matt Stein, Live Nation Productions

Film Florida Podcast Episode 51- Matt Stein talks about his current role as Senior VP, Scripted Film and TV Production for Live Nation Productions, his previous role as VP, Production for Sony Pictures International Productions and before that Executive VP, Production for Dimension Films. He talks about overseeing 35+ films, how he got involved in the industry, his day to day responsibilities on a project, his advice for those wanting to follow in his footsteps and being a graduate of the University of Miami. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 50- KK Jag, Horizon Scripted Television

Film Florida Podcast Episode 50- KK Jag talks about her role as Director, Production Finance for Horizon Scripted Television, being involved with hundreds of episodes of television, including Florida-based series "The Right Stuff," "David Makes Man" and "Miami Ink," how she got involved in the industry and her role on a television series. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 49- Veronica Nickel, Producer

Film Florida Podcast Episode 49- Florida-based producer Veronica Nickel talks about her role as co-producer and line producer on the Golden Globe and Academy Award winning "Moonlight" as well as some of her other independent film credits including "Uncorked," "A Kid Like Jake" and "First Match" and her new role in the documentary genre. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 48- Shona Tuckman, Writer & Producer

Film Florida Podcast Episode 48- Shona Tuckman (CEO of Kreate Films) talks about her work on independent films "Finding Joy," "Fat," "War Story" as well as challenges she's faced and overcome finding funding for her projects, career advice and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 47- Dan Myrick, Writer, Producer & Director

Film Florida Podcast Episode 47- Award-winning writer, producer and director Dan Myrick talks about being part of the core team and co-director of "The Blair Witch Project," his latest initiative to bring more film production to the Tampa area, and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 46- Sean Baker, The Florida Project

Film Florida Podcast Episode 46- Award-winning writer, producer, director and editor Sean Baker talks "The Florida Project," "Tangerine," "Take Out" and "Four Letter Words." Sean also talks about getting his start in the industry, wearing many hats on projects and his desire to film more in Florida. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

Episode 45- Bob Layton, Comic Industry Legend

Film Florida Podcast Episode 45- Comic industry legend, and Florida resident, Bob Layton talks about finding his passion early for comics and storytelling, reinventing the Iron Man franchise, refocusing his efforts on film and television, how technology has changed the comic process, his advice for aspiring artists, and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.