44 episodes

Film Florida is a state-wide not-for–profit entertainment production trade association that represents Florida’s film, TV & digital media production industry. Our members include a who’s who in the Sunshine State’s film and entertainment industry – whether making things happen at a local film commission, representing a labor organization, educating tomorrow’s industry leaders, laboring behind the camera, developing the next great video game or app, providing equipment or working behind the scenes as the glue that keeps a project together.

Film Florida Entertainment Production Association

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Film Florida is a state-wide not-for–profit entertainment production trade association that represents Florida’s film, TV & digital media production industry. Our members include a who’s who in the Sunshine State’s film and entertainment industry – whether making things happen at a local film commission, representing a labor organization, educating tomorrow’s industry leaders, laboring behind the camera, developing the next great video game or app, providing equipment or working behind the scenes as the glue that keeps a project together.

    Episode 44- Adam Howard, Visual Effects Supervisor

    Episode 44- Adam Howard, Visual Effects Supervisor

    Ep 44- Award-winning visual effects supervisor, and Florida resident, Adam Howard talks about his three decades of experience in the feature film and television industry, including his work on Titanic, Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest, Star Wars Episode 3 – Revenge of the Sith, Master & Commander, Mission Impossible 3, Apollo 13, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 32 min
    Episode 43- David Yates, Clearwater Marine Aquarium

    Episode 43- David Yates, Clearwater Marine Aquarium

    Ep 43- Executive Director and CEO of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium David Yates talks about introducing the world to Winter in Dolphin Tale, then introducing Hope in Dolphin Tale 2, CMA’s ongoing mission of Rescue, Rehab and Release, the future of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and the importance of film-induced tourism. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 27 min
    Episode 42- Vanilla Ice

    Episode 42- Vanilla Ice

    Ep 42- Florida resident Vanilla Ice talks about his 30+ year career in the entertainment industry including Ice Ice Baby being the first hip hop single to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and eventually selling more than 17 million copies. We also talk about his real estate and home renovation series The Vanilla Ice Project, now in its 9th season, his philanthropic efforts, and more. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 23 min
    Episode 41- Ben Rock, Producer, Director, Editor

    Episode 41- Ben Rock, Producer, Director, Editor

    Ep 41- Florida-born producer, director and editor Ben Rock talks about attending Winter Park High School then UCF, being one of the five person core team that made The Blair Witch Project, directing the critically-acclaimed sci-fi/horror film Alien Raiders, continuing his film and theater passion, and his current project, a horror/comedy web series called 20 Seconds to Live with previous podcast guest Bob DeRosa. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 53 min
    Episode 40- Bob DeRosa, Screenwriter

    Episode 40- Bob DeRosa, Screenwriter

    Ep 40- Florida-born screenwriter Bob DeRosa talks about attending the University of Florida, becoming a leading figure Orlando’s theatre and film community then moving to Los Angeles and working on Killers, The Air I Breathe and White Collar among other things, and now web series 20 Seconds to Live. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 44 min
    Episode 39- Karen Hall, Writer & Producer

    Episode 39- Karen Hall, Writer & Producer

    Ep 39- Award-winning writer and producer Karen Hall talks about her work on Eight is Enough, M*A*S*H, Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting, The Glades, and more. We also talk about what Karen looks for in a project, her advice for aspiring writers and the difference between being a good storyteller and a good writer. Audio editing by Rob Hill.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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Excellent

If you’re interested in Florida’s film industry, this podcast is the only option. Luckily, it’s a great one. Episodes contain a wealth of information on everything from political policy to information on projects coming to the Sunshine State!

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Florida’s past, present, and future in film & entertainment

Lots of great information about the entertainment industry and some really cool stories about Florida’s film & tv industry from the people above and below the line. I love hearing from the film commissioners themselves!

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If you work in production industry there’s good info. If you live in Florida there are great stories about Florida-related film & television production.

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