Florida's "Create it Here!" program sets submission deadline

By: Feature Florida Partnerships, Inc.
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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Nov. 12, 2020 - PRLog -- Feature Florida Partnerships (FFP) has set January 5, 2021 as the deadline for submissions to the "Create it Here!" program, a three-phased initiative for aspiring Florida filmmakers that provides basic script reading services for a fee and then will supplement development costs for projects that are consistent with the FFP mission to grow regional motion picture production throughout the state. The organization plans to announce phase one finalists by January 15, 2021.

"We established this program as the first key venture of our overarching 'Keep it Here!' campaign and have had a healthy response since its launch in late September," says FFP executive director Chris Ranung. "Although we have set a deadline to handle this first wave of submissions, we intend to grow the program through all three phases and offer it as an opportunity to Florida screenwriters several times every year."

FFP Vice President of production and development Elayne Schmidt adds that "the goal is to provide tangible resources to aspiring screenplay creators in our state and, by doing so, identify projects that are Florida-centric and have real potential to be financed, produced, cast, and crewed right here at home."

Feature Florida Partnerships is a motion picture industry non-profit committed to nurturing indigenous Florida filmmaking and revitalizing independent feature film and episodic television production in the Sunshine State. A full background of the organization is available at its website: featurefloridapartnerships.org. To schedule an interview for consideration by the "Create it Here!" program, contact Chris Ranung at chris@featurefloridapartnerships.org.

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