A reflection on the process

Although at our appearance earlier this week we were unsure of the votes needed to pass the Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism, and therefore elected to temporarily postpone, we did gain valuable insight into what it will take for us to earn approval from the...

Tough morning

We had a tough morning yesterday, with Tallahassee once again displaying its very unpredictable side. Our long-sought opportunity to present SB 1606 before the Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism got off to an inauspicious start when we learned that the committee...

Senate committee to hear film bill

The Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism has placed SB 1606 on its agenda for a hearing Tuesday morning, February 6th. Bill sponsor Senator Annette Taddeo has prepared a cogent presentation for this appearance, which is the first of three Senate committee...

Senator Gibson co-introduces SB 1606

Senator Audrey Gibson (D – District 6, Jacksonville), who introduced an earlier version of our legislation during the 2017 legislative session, yesterday re-joined the effort to create the Florida Motion Picture Capital Corporation, becoming a co-introducer with...

Florida’s counties step forward

The following expression of support was released by the Florida Association of Counties over the weekend. “The Florida Association of Counties supports SB 1606 & HB 341 which would increase opportunities to build the film industry in Florida.  Film projects...

SB 1606 gets Senate committee referrals

Three Senate committee referrals have been set for SB 1606 – legislation introduced last week by Senator Annette Taddeo (D – District 40, Miami) to establish the Florida Motion Picture Capital Corporation and jumpstart film production in our state....

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