2013’s Record-Breaking Competition Receives Nearly 300 Entries
13 FLORIDA ARTISTS ANNOUNCED AS FINALISTS FOR STUDENT SHOWCASE OF FILMS AWARDS SHOW
(Palm Beach County, FL) More than 700 students and film industry professionals will come together Friday, March 15 to honor the Student Showcase of Films (SSOF) finalists chosen out of a record-breaking number of entries. Out of nearly 300 submissions, the Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) – in collaboration with the Palm Beach County Film & Television Commission – will award this next generation of Florida filmmakers with more than $10,000 in cash and scholarships. SSOF is the largest statewide film competition for students enrolled in high school and college film and television programs. Entries are judged by 25 industry professionals from around the United States and winning student films will be screened in their entirety during the film festival in April 2013... more
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EMERIL LAGASSE CELEBRATES THE SUNSHINE STATE IN 'EMERIL'S FLORIDA'
Emeril Lagasse, the TV chef famous for his colorful catchphrases and lip-smacking Cajun and Creole dishes, is taking his act on the road in a new travel show that aims to uncover the best cuisine in Florida.
“Emeril’s Florida” debuts Sunday on the Cooking Channel at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and follows the chef as he rolls from Kissimmee to Key West, highlighting local cuisine, fresh fish and agriculture across the Sunshine State.
“Florida is not only about theme parks and water slides,” Lagasse told the Daily News. “Sure we’ve got a little bit of that, but we’ve really mixed it up here, we’re following wine, food and farmers.” more...
JAMES CAAN TALKS ABOUT JOINING STARZ'S 'MAGIC CITY'
James Caan says he accepted the role of Chicago mobster Sy Berman in for the sophomore season of Starz’s “Magic City” after deciding it was the better career choice than the corner square he’d lined up on “Hollywood Squares.”
Besides, he told TV critics at Winter TV Press Tour 2013, “I was also promised I would have three or four love scenes” on the Starz series.
“Of course they lied.”
FLORIDA SURF FILM FESTIVAL PARTNERS WITH ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS FOR 2013
Friday, December 14, 2012, the Florida Surf Film Festival announced its formation at a screening of This Time Tomorrow, a Taylor Steele film, at Atlantic Center for the Arts. The festival is scheduled for November 15-16, 2013, at Atlantic Center for the Arts. An accompanying workshop in film, multi-media/art and journalism is scheduled for 4 days leading up to the festival.
The Florida Surf Film Festival's mission is to invigorate Florida surf culture through film appreciation and artistic expression, exhibiting contemporary films and coordinating a film, multi-media/art and journalism workshop for emerging artists.