The winning amateur writers and directors, chosen through a blind judging process for their ability to tell a compelling story with fascinating characters, will be announced on August 2, 2017 ......Read more
Consider becoming a sponsor of the 2017 Sarasota Short Film Community Contest.
Individual donors can use the form below to support this special event.
Corporate Sponsors are also welcome! If your company has a matching funds program or might like to participate in the Sarasota Community Short Film Competition, please contact Laurie@southwestfloridafilms.com for more information.
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Brandi Meshad – a graduate of Florida’s posh Out-of-Door Academy who’d been accepted at the University of Alabama with dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist – died in 2011 from on overdose of prescription painkillers at the age of 18.
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This was important legislative testimony in Tallahassee last week regarding a bill we are trying to get passed this session.
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Director Botticelli of The White House speaking about the work being done at Brandi’s Wish Foundation. Please help by sharing this video with your friends and help us spread the message. We are proud to be supporting this foundation and helping them reach those in need....Read more
PG-13 – Parents Strongly Cautioned – Some Material May Be Inappropriate For Children Under 13. These films may contain ......Read more
THE HOLDING CELL tells the story of one teenage girl’s freefall into the harrowing world of prescription drug abuse and addiction.
Based on true stories about real teenagers in Sarasota, Florida, THE HOLDING CELL begins as Skylar Thompson is dragged kicking and screaming into the county jail. As Skylar spends the ......Read more