Hollywood writers, represented by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) have been on strike since early May. Hollywood actors, represented by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) joined the strike in mid July. These orgainzations are in contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Telvision Producers (AMPTP) which represent Hollywood studios and production companies. A history of contract negotiations can be be found here.
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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 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.
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Film Florida is a statewide not-for-profit entertainment production trade association that serves a leadership role in Florida’s film, TV, production and digital media/tech industry by representing all aspects of the business including film commissions, industry, labor, associations and education. The membership driven organization provides a network, a platform, and the benefits of playing an active part in solidifying Florida’s position as a major entertainment production destination, positive economic development driver and tourism generator.
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Feature Florida Partnerships focuses on creating mentoring programs for and providing financial assistance to aspiring Florida filmmakers. The FFP team is driven by a shared passion to reinvigorate Florida filmmaking, with skillsets that include finance, legal, production, media, workforce, government relations and community relations. Special programs include "Create It Here," a three-stage program for screenwriters designed to develop a good story into a fully financeable and marketable project, and "Keep It Here," providing consultation on a series of film funds across the state to attract moderate-budget feature film and television projects without the need for incentives or state involvement.
The online Slated film marketplace uses advanced data analytics, packaging tools and a proprietary scoring system to identify strong material and connect those projects to the active producer community of more than 30,000 producers and their investor community of more than 2,300 companies. Their script analysis allows you to know your screenplays true quality and potential improvements to make.
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Founded in 2002 by filmmaker Heath McKnight, the Palm Beach Film Society is a non-profit whose mission is to spotlight local filmmakers and Florida filmmaking through year-round events, most notably Swedefest since 2014.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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IMDb is now the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. They offer a searchable database of more than 100 million data items including more than 2 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 4 million cast and crew members.