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Anthony Bannon, director of the Eastman House Museum of Photography and Film, presents a discussion and slideshow of the masterworks in the history of the medium—
The Love Your Shorts Film Festival will return Feb. 10-12 for its second year, when the event will move into a larger venue, add an additional category of films, and show 70 short movies from filmmakers around Central Florida and the world.
The festival will be held in the historic downtown Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center. The three-day event will feature short films up to 30 minutes each in the 1923 theater.
Our favorite sock puppets Kiki and Bubu have some feelings, so they sign up for an online dating site. When the People of China want to become their friend, they are excited. However, sending the People of China a video of themselves proves to be difficult: Their content gets flagged as inappropriate and taken down from YouTube. On the long quest for knowledge which follows, Kiki and Bubu learn all about Internet censorship. And love.
Join us for the Florida premiere of Kiki and Bubu's longest (50 minutes!) and most epic adventure! monochrom's Johannes Grenzfurthner will present the film and share some behind-the-scenes knowledge. Yada, yada!
American InterContinental University’s resident fashion and film students present Black Pearl, a fashion & film gala taking place at AIU’s South Florida campus in Weston from 5-8pm on Friday, November 11th. Students from both fashion and film departments will showcase their creative journey in their struggle to attain that elusive treasure.
When I found out about this, it made me think of the same kind of thing I would like to see grow out of Florida Creatives - something multi-disciplinary, and not just focused on talking heads, but that inspires people to make things:
HATCH is a biannual four-day experience that energizes creative professionals and thought leaders who are serious about transforming their ideas and talents into bold action, while inspiring others to do the same.
Florida Motion Picture & Television Association (FMPTA), Metro Orlando Chapter is hosting its First Annual 45-HR Short Film Project, June 24 to 26, 2011 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Two members from each production team will receive their line of dialog, character name, character job, and a prop and will “win” their genre during the 7pm 45-HR SFP kick off in the amphitheater at The Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs, 350 S. Northlake Blvd. Each team will have exactly 45 hours to write, shoot, edit and produce a three to seven minute short film. Submission drop off and no-host celebration is 4pm on Sunday at the Orlando Ale House – Altamonte Springs.
A few months ago, there was a lot of fanfare about Digital Domain moving to Port St Lucie on the East Coast - between Orlando and South Florida. The urban legend is one of the owners grew up in Florida... don't fact-check me on that. Now the former mayor of West Palm Beach has worked a deal with Digital Domain and FSU's much-sought-after film school to open a campus down there.
Here is a rendering of the building: