WIFT- Tampa June Educational Workshop
A Producer's Guide to Filmmaking in Florida
Saturday, June 29th 10am-12pm
The Theatre inside the Epicurean Hotel
1207 S Howard Ave. Tampa, FL 33606
It is not only possible to film in Florida, a state without incentives, but it is also achievable to win awards and compete on a world scale with your projects.From strategic partnerships to methods of financing, this is a guide of how to be successful regionally, while telling meaningful stories.
Women in Film and Television Tampa Bay invites you to join us for our second Quarterly Educational Training Event of 2019 with producer and founder of FilmGate Miami Diliana Alexander. A veteran producer here in Florida, Diliana brings decades of experience to this training. Scroll to the bottom to read more on Diliana's latest project with Netflix!
In this training, Diliana will be covering topics including:
- It's all about the story
- Indie financing
- Assembling your crew and cast
- Pre, pro and post production tips
- Strategic partnerships will bring your budget down
- How to be accepted at major festivals
- Project live beyond the Festival circuit
- Growing your career and personal brand
This amazing event is FREE for WIFT members
$10 for non-members
All attendees must register using the ticket link. WIFT members must login to their WIFT account in order to claim their comp ticket using the registration link.
We look forward to seeing a packed house for this insightful afternoon. Read on to learn more about Diliana:
Diliana Alexander is an award-winning interactive storytelling producer and director, who hails from Toronto, Canada and now lives in Miami, Florida. In 2012, Diliana founded FilmGate Miami, a not-for-profit production studio, supporting innovative storytellers, who craft independent narratives. Diliana is also the Executive Director of the annual FilmGate Interactive, the first festival in the U.S. to solely showcase interactive and immersive stories, as well as the technology that supports them. In 2017, Diliana founded the Downtown Media Center/Filmgate Studios, a co-working production space for media-related businesses. There we host regulars pitch sessions, workshops, panels, interactive screenings, virtual reality experiences, and networking events. Diliana recently finished producing a Netflix doc series, called the Miramar Murders, focusing on the longest running death penalty case in South Florida. She was also the Executive Producer of Malabar, which premiered at the Miami Film Festival and is distributed through HBO Latin America. Currently, Diliana is developing the feature film NARC and a virtual reality project on the iconic Stiltsville houses. Diliana is a visiting professor at Florida International University and Broward College.