Sabal Chase Park receives new nature-based playground
The 4,510-square-foot area contains inclusive playground equipment, surrounded by play mounds and nature play elements such as Australian pines logs which will provide added play/seating experiences.
On the Set with local production company Brand New Movies at Historic Walton House. View more here.
Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant Awards
Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival Partners with Goya Foods to Introduce Quick Bites Short Film Competition
As we prepare for our 40th anniversary, to be held from March 3-12, 2023, we’re excited to annouce a brand-new film competition in collaboration with Goya Foods for short films that use cinema to showcase the point where food and community meet. The Goya Quick Bites Competition will offer a $2,500 cash prize to a jury-selected short film that features a strong focus on food, culture, mealtimes, or the way the culinary experience spices up our daily lives. More...
ANNOUNCEMENT: Miami-Dade County’s Office of Film and Entertainment branded as FilMiami is launching a countywide tour as part of a new outreach initiative. The Chief of Film and Entertainment will be touring production facilities, sound stages, schools, universities, county facilities, as well as meeting with various film industry stakeholders and local city leaders for the purpose of assessing the local film and entertainment landscape to address needs and concerns.
By better understanding the infrastructure of our current film industry in Miami-Dade County, we can design a strategy that speaks directly to the needs of the film & entertainment industry. It is important to gather feedback as we meet with all local industry stakeholders. The industry is a highly effective source of economic development for Miami-Dade County.
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Find your picture perfect filming location at Miami-Dade County Parks.
The Office of Film & Entertainment, in close collaboration with Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces launched the Miami-Dade County Parks virtual tour. This virtual interactive map helps users find the perfect park for film production location needs. Miami-Dade County has one of the largest parks systems in the United States. Each Park has its own special character and ambiance. Additionally, to market our Parks as destinations for production projects, The Office of Film & Entertainment has created a “Feature Park Locations” on the FilMiami website landing page. It’s been a very popular feature on the website because productions can discover new locations for their projects.
Marine Turtle nesting season is right around the corner!
NACo Brilliant Ideas at Work - Miami-Dade County Movie & TV Map Tour
“Miami-Dade County Movie & TV Map Tour” in the category of Arts and Historic Preservation. This movie & TV map guides users through more than 80 of the most popular movies and television series that were shot on location in Miami-Dade County, and includes information about each location, as well as film clips. Created by the Department’s Office of Film and Entertainment, it received the honor of Best in Category from NACo due to its unique innovations.