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24th Annual Florida Film Festival

Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 19

The Florida Film Festival is an Oscar®-qualifying festival, premiering the best in current, independent, and international cinema. To see the ten day schedule of 170 films, first-class events and more, visit


Lights! Camera! Film in Florida Panel!

Wednesday, April 15
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

24th Annual Florida Film Festival
Enzian Theatre

Join us for a FREE panel discussion about FILM IN FLORIDA on Wednesday, April 15th at the 24th Annual Florida Film Festival. The panel will start at 11am and will run until 12:30pm. The discussion will cover everything you want to know about filming in Florida and will be moderated by WIFT-FL President Melanie Lentz-Janney.

Panelists [Florida filmmakers and industry experts]:

  • TIGHE ARNOLD (Producer: "Invaders") --- link to:
  • KIM DAWSON (Producer: "To Write Love On Her Arms" "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" “The All New Mickey Mouse Club”)
  • LINDSEY FULLER SANDRIN (Associate Director of Orlando Film Commission)
  • SHERI KEBBEL (Director/Producer, "Dan Behind His Eyes")
  • JASON KUPFER (Director/Writer, "Invaders")
  • JOHN LUX (COO of IDEAS Orlando; Industry Council/Treasurer of FILM FLORIDA)
  • KATHRYN WATERS (Script Supervisor: "Bloodline" "Sydney White")

After the FILM IN FLORIDA discussion, head out to Eden Bar for a mix-and-mingle with industry professionals and fellow filmmakers!

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Orlando - WIFT-FL 1st Quarterly Meeting
A Night of Knowldege, Networking and A Little Nosh

Wednesday, April 29
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

The Melrose Center - Downtown Orlando's Orange County Public Library
301 East Pine St., Orlando 32801

Please join us for our 1st WIFT-FL Quarterly Meeting of 2015. You will have an opportunity to meet the current WIFT-FL Board of Directors and hear our plans for the rest of the year. In addition, Orlando Film Commissioner SHEENA FOWLER will give everyone an update on what's happening in the world of legislation.

Our meeting will be held at The Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation, and Creativity at the Orange County Public Library in Downtown Orlando. The 26,000-square-foot center includes a recording studio, sound booths, film studio with green screen, simulators, and a fabrication lab with 3-D printers. The best part is most of the features are FREE w/ your Orange County library card or can be used by non-library card holders for a minimal fee. It’s one of the best kept secrets in Central Florida. This is your chance to learn all about it!!

Admissin is FREE for members and non-members of WIFT-FL.

Following the meeting, we will be heading over to 310 Lakeside for some light refreshments and drink specials.

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