Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office

Production Calls

  • 03/01/17
  • JOIN Us March 1st for

    Join us for the "Six and a Mix" workshop event!

    We have six workshops to choose from:

    Financing and Distribution
    Actors' Improvisation
    How to PITCH and SELL Your Concept
    DP's and RED Digital Cameras
    SFX HORROR/Glam Make-Up

    A mini event:
    "Speed Dating"

    The workshops and mini event include the networking mixer portion with hors d'oeuvres and great local companies with expo tables.

    Plus a VIP speaker event. For more information please click register now link below. You may also contact


    Students and Adult learners may attend with valid student ID and reserved registration. Please RSVP Here!


  • 02/02/17
  • Small Business Stories Video Contest

    A video contest highlighting small businesses and the people who have created them.

    Total Prize Value: $21,500.00


  • 01/30/17
  • DeVon Franklin in Ft. Meyers

    Southwest Florida Film & TV Academy & CTN-10 Television invite you to hear Devon Franklin Must RSVP:

    March 2 | 7pm
    First Church of the Nazarene
    13545 American Colony Blvd
    Fort Myers, FL 33912

    In the 15 years I’ve known DeVon, he’s lived his life the same way he makes his movies: with commitment, humility and a work ethic that demands respect. I’m honored to have been a part of his journey from stellar intern to studio Vice President. His story is one to be shared with anyone chasing a dream. — Will Smith


    ADMISSION IS FREE, but we request that you RSVP using the button below.



  • 01/24/17
  • MTV Casting Calls

    MTV cordially invites you to

    My Super Sweet an extraordinary television event featuring the most important day of a teenager’s life marked by the greatest of celebrations - Sweet Sixteen, Quinceanera, Debutante Ball, Debut, or any other coming of age milestone event. We are searching nationwide for the most popular, outrageous, glitzy, girls and boys who are planning extravagant parties that will show the world just how #blessed they really are! If you know a teenager planning the party of a lifetime, then please allow us to take part in their life changing celebration and put the greatest filter on their special day.

    Apply at

    Promposals, a phenomenon that has taken the internet by storm, is now a television series featuring the most creative, most romantic, most over the top and outrageous promposals ever imagined! Doron Ofir Casting is searching nationwide for high schoolers who are attending their upcoming prom, but who have yet to ask out their date and are planning an epic ask. If you know a high school teen, who has a master promposal plan, then MTV wants to document that special day.

    Apply now at

  • 11/01/16
  • Casting Call - Suncoast Technical College

    Digital Video Production

    Open Call for Sarasota Film Festival films Thursday November 3, 2016 - by appointment

    Needed: Four women and four men (25-60) all ethnicities One child (6-13) All roles for one production day (TBD) between November 7 - 18, 2016.

    Contact Email Only
    Bob Gray, Instructor
    Digital Video Production
    Suncoast Technical College


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We are happy to connect you with Sarasota County's amazing locations, resources and incentives for all of your film, TV, radio and print location needs.

Experience the best Florida has to offer all in one location. From waterfront locations with beaches, islands, bay fronts, bridges and marinas to wilderness locations with forests, ranching communities and tropical jungles and urban locations with art galleries, modern buildings and historical architecture -- we have it all.

Imagine your production's possibilities when combined with our compelling locations and service. As a full-service film commission and a member of the Association of Film Commissioners International, we are dedicated to ensuring your production's success. We offer the film industry's first customized, online Production Directory of crew, vendors, services, equipment and contacts for all of your production needs. In addition, we also provide location scouting assistance, permitting guidance, location photography assistance, intergovernmental support, research and reference materials, problem-solving and information-gathering.

Let us help you bring your production to life.