Helpful film industry resources

Florida Office of Film & Entertainment   107 East Madison Street, MSC 80 Tallahassee, FL 32399    850.717.8990

The Florida Office of Film & Entertainment is an internationally recognized leader in providing service and support to the entertainment industry. The Florida Office of Film & Entertainment is not just a leader but also serves as an effective link between industry and all levels of government to improve the business climate for the growth and expansion of the entertainment industry in Florida.

Film Florida        2516 Quail Park Terrace, Kissimmee, FL 34743        407.341.3306

Film Florida is a not-for-profit association that provides a leadership role in Florida’s film and entertainment industries. In short, our members include a who’s who in the Sunshine State's film and entertainment industry – whether it be working to make things happen at a local film commission, representing a labor organization, educating tomorrow's industry leaders, laboring behind the camera, providing equipment or working behind the scenes as the glue that keeps a project together.

Florida Production Guide       P.O. Box 143913 Coral Gables, Florida 33114-3913     305.442.9444

Maintained by Film Florida in cooperation with the Film Florida Publishing Company, the Production guide is collection of information for individuals and industry professionals to utilize for their productions at all stages. The Production Guide can be accessed via the website in an eBook format or a copy can be purchased on a 2-ounce USB drive through Film Florida.

Palm Beach Film Society     650.294.4732

The Palm Beach Film Society was formed in 2002 by local filmmaker Heath McKnight, who has returned as President of the Society, as a way for South Florida and Treasure Coast filmmakers to showcase their work at the Voices of Local Film at the Palm Beach Film Festival, which started in 2003. Since that time, over 35 films have shown, from shorts to documentaries, music videos to feature films.

Palm Beach Photographic Centre           415 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401         561.253.2600

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre is a non-profit visual arts organization dedicated to the enrichment of life through exhibitions, community programs, workshops and other educational activities that promote the arts of photography and digital imaging.

Motion Picture Association of America     15301 Ventura Blvd., Building E Sherman Oaks, CA 91403       818.995.6600

To protect and support the industry, the major motion picture studios formed an organization in 1922 – now the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) – that has served as the voice and advocate of the motion picture and television industry around the world.  MPAA has evolved with the times in order to promote the success of our core mission: advancing the business and art of filmmaking, protecting the creative and artistic freedoms of filmmakers, and ensuring the satisfaction of our audiences worldwide.

The Television Academy      5220 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601   818.754.2800

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1946 — just one month after network television was born. It is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts and sciences and to fostering creative leadership in the telecommunication industry. The Television Academy, the only major organization devoted to the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, is made up of over 18,000 members, representing 29 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

Creative Commons    444 Castro Street, Suite 916 Mountain View, CA 94041     650.294.4732

Creative Commons (CC) is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. The infrastructure CC provides consists of a set of copyright licenses and tools that create a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates. CC’s tools give everyone from individual creators to large companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to keep their copyright while allowing certain uses of their work.

Docuseek2     P.O. Box 411222, Chicago, IL 60641      610.365.7988

Users can search Docuseek2 for independent documentary, social issue, educational video, and other hard-to-find film and videos. Docuseek2 is the internet site where colleges, universities, and other educational institutions can discover, access, license, stream and share amongst their students, faculty and staff, the best documentary and social issues films and videos available. Searching Docuseek2 is free and open to all.

Women in Film & Television - Florida     P.O. Box 533541, Orlando, FL 32853      

Women in Film & Television-Florida (WIFT-FL) is charged with building positive images of media-makers (both women and men), empowering them to achieve their highest professional/creative potential, and helping create more job opportunities throughout the State of Florida. As an organization, WIFT-FL continues to search for and retain members who have a minimum of two years experience working in the film, television and digital media industries.


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