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St. Pete Clearwater Film Commission

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VIRTUAL CANNES WEBINARS
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020

You do not need to be registered for virtual Cannes to attend webinars.

Diversity in Film Webinar

Diversity in Film - What Does the Industry Look Like Moving Forward? 

A free virtual industry discussion with Producers, Talent Managers, Executives and Industry Commentators. Speakers include:

Ramfis Myrthil is an award-winning filmmaker, producer and avid story-teller from New York City. Born to Haitian immigrants, he intimately understands the perils of existing as a person of color in America and has made it his life’s work and journey to give voice to the voiceless. His films explore the experiences of people of color, women, and the LGBTQ community––edifying themes of passion, integrity and authenticity in all stories told.

Joanna Fang is an award-winning producer. She previously worked for Lionsgate helping guide the marketing and distribution of films from the Hunger Games to John Wick.

Robert Enriquez runs Red Baron Management and represents a diverse talent pool of acclaimed actors. He is an is an award-winning producer, director and writer.

Lauren Hazel is the founder of the Black Nerd Swag Podcast.

Moderator Dave Deborde is an award-winning filmmaker and long time Film Professor. DeBorde is a popular lecturer and moderator on the Film/TV industry and regularly speaks at the biggest festivals in the world: Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, and is the Education Director at the Sunscreen Film Festival. 

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Film Finance and Distribution Webinar

Film Finance and Distribution - The New Realities of the Business

Film finance and distribution have changed dramatically in the current landscape. This webinar delves into what you need to know about financing and distributing your film in the near future and years to come. Speakers include:

Milan Chakraborty is a 15-year veteran of the film industry after a career as an auditor/Certified Public Accountant. He started his career at Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema. In 2008, Milan left the big studios to focus on independent films, and has since produced 14 features.

Marty Poole's background includes twenty plus years of international film sales, producing and writing. Just a few produced titles include "Bernie the Dolphin 1 & 2" with Patrick Muldoon and Kevin Sorbo, "Army Dog" with Casper Van Dien, "Standing Still" with Amy Adams, Colin Hanks, Mena Suvari and James Van Der Beek, and "Protecting the King" with Peter Dobson and Tom Sizemore.

Joanna Fang is an award-winning Producer. She previously worked for Lionsgate helping guide the marketing and distribution of films from the Hunger Games to John Wick.

Moderator: Dave Deborde is an award-winning filmmaker and long time Film Professor. DeBorde is a popular lecturer and moderator on the Film/TV industry and regularly speaks at the biggest festivals in the world: Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, and is the Education Director at the Sunscreen Film Festival.

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St Petersburg/Clearwater Locations

WHY FILM IN ST. PETERSBURG / CLEARWATER? 

Stunning backdrops are one reason filmmakers flock to St. Petersburg / Clearwater, Florida, home of America's Best Beaches. But that's not all. The area averages 361 days of sunshine per year, has plenty of experienced crew and support services, and offers free filming permits!

Can't scout in person? No problem! We've created a virtual scenic journey of the 20+ cities that comprise our destination. From elaborate architecture to powder soft sand, bustling urban centers to deserted island oases, you'll find plenty of film-friendly locations to match your story's settings. Contact us for location information. 

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FilmSPC Cash Rebate Program

CASH REBATE PROGRAM ENTICES FILMMAKERS

Another reason our destination attracts so many filmmakers is our cash rebate program that pays up to 10% of qualifying local spend.  Both above- and below-the-line expenses count towards the spend, and there's no minimum spend requirement. It's not just for films, either. Locally-produced high-production-value TV, music videos, and other digital media projects may also qualify.

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Filmography

FILMED ON LOCATION

"Dolphin Tale," "Cocoon," "The Punisher," "Lethal Weapon 3," "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children" and lots of other features have filmed in our area. Soon-to-be-released films include A24's "Zola," "Lady of the Manor" and "Fear of Rain" starring Harry Connick, Jr. and Katherine Heigl.  

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Virtual Cannes Webinars
You do not need to be registered for virtual Cannes to attend webinars.  

Thursday, June 25, 2020
1:00 PM EST

Diversity in Film, What Does the Industry Look Like Moving Forward?

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Thursday, June 25, 2020
2:30 PM EST

Film Finance and Distribution webinar

Film Finance and Distribution, The New Realities of the Business

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