Florida Film & Entertainment Advisory Council

The council was formed in 1999, and it consists of 17 members: seven appointed by the Governor, five appointed by the President of the Senate, and five appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Film Commissioner, a representative of Enterprise Florida, Inc., a representative of CareerSource Florida and a representative of VISIT FLORIDA serve as ex officio, nonvoting members of the Council.

Mission

Mission

The purpose of the Council is to serve as an advisory body to the Department of Economic Opportunity and to the Florida Office of Film & Entertainment to provide industry insight and expertise related to developing, marketing, promoting and providing services to Florida’s entertainment industry.

Objectives

  1. To aid in the development of plans to address the needs of Florida’s film and entertainment industry.
  2. To improve the quality of life for all Floridians through the support and enhancement of a business climate that is conducive to the state’s film and entertainment industry.
  3. To provide a broad and consistent base of industry related demographic, economic, and informational support to the Office of Film & Entertainment.
  4. To advise in the development of an educational system that promotes a seamless K-12 through college digital/film education track, occupational skills training, and incumbent worker re-training, for the film and entertainment industry in Florida.
  5. To strengthen film and entertainment industry planning and cooperation among public sector agencies and private sector organizations.
  6. To assist governmental institutions and legislators in obtaining the resources necessary to proactively plan for the rapidly changing needs of the digital entertainment medium.
  7. To be inclusive and work with special communities, minorities, and diverse organizations in order to develop innovative ways of addressing their unique needs and challenges.
Members

Nicholas Popp

Chair and Legislative Chair, Governor Appointee

Associate General Counsel,
Bankers Financial Corporation

Ana Salas Siegel

Vice Chair, House Appointee

General Counsel,
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Kevin Ambler

Senate Appointee

Ambler Law Group

Cynthia Angelos

Senate Appointee

The Law Office of Cynthia G. Angelos, P.A.

Pieter A. Bockweg

Governor Appointee

Executive Director,
Midtown CRA

Adam Goodman

House Appointee

President,
Victory Group, Inc.

Richard 'Dick' Kravitz

Senate Appointee

Sandy Lighterman

Governor Appointee

Film and Entertainment Commissioner,
Miami Dade County Office of Film and Entertainment

Marc Meisel

Senate Appointee

Executive Producer,
Prime Ventures, Inc.

Ryan Neves

Senate Appointee

Founder,
Neves Media Productions, LLC

Pamela Tuscany

Governor Appointee

Vice President & General Manager of Production,
Universal Studios Florida

Michael Williams

House Appointee

Managing Director,
Core Message

Next Meeting

Next FFEAC Quarterly Meeting

September 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon.
Call-in number: 1-888-585-9008 | Conference Room Number: 573-875-828
Please note this conference call line is new as of Jan. 2019

For more information on advisory council meetings call 850-717-8990.

Minutes

Meeting Minutes

The Office of Film and Entertainment provides staff assistance to the FFEAC, which includes keeping records of the proceedings of council meetings. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed by FFEAC council members do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Office of Film and Entertainment.

March 27, 20192019 1st Quarter Meeting Minutes
December 5, 20182018 4th Quarter Meeting Minutes
September 28, 20182018 3rd Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

June 14, 20182018 2nd Quarter Meeting Minutes
March 22, 2018 2018 1st Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

December 14, 20172017 4th Quarter Meeting Minutes
September 19, 20172017 3rd Quarter Meeting Minutes
June 22, 20172017 2nd Quarter Meeting Minutes
March 7, 2017 2017 1st Quarter Meeting Minutes
December 13, 20162016 4th Quarter Meeting Minutes
September 23, 20162016 3rd Quarter Meeting Minutes
June 16, 20162016 2nd Quarter Meeting Minutes
February 26, 20162016 1st Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

December 8, 20152015 4th Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

September 24, 20152015 3rd Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

June 24, 20152015 2nd Quarter Meeting MinutesNo audio available

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