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The 2017 Sarasota Short Film Community Contest

The 2017 Sarasota Community Short Film Competition Phase 1 & 2 Winners to be announced August 2nd. Phase 3 begins August 3rd!

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 ...

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2017 Sarasota Short Film Sponsorship

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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Filmmaker bases character off Florida girl who overdosed on pain meds

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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Capitol Update – Nightly During Session – Monday, March 09, 2015

This was important legislative testimony in Tallahassee last week regarding a bill we are trying to get passed this session.

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The White House speaking about Brandi’s Wish Foundation

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.

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Macy’s PSA

You will be able to here Macy’s PSA on Salt & Light Radio starting May 10th 2014.

Below is the Public Service Announcement for you to listen to:

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Two Sarasota Films about Addiction

Brandi’s Wish Foundation would like to invite you to a free, private screening and panel discussion of two new short films that explore the issue of prescription drug addiction and overdose.

PG-13 – Parents Strongly Cautioned – Some Material May Be Inappropriate For Children Under 13. These films may contain ...

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The Holding Cell

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 ...

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3rd Annual Weekend Tennis Event

Nov. 1-3, 2013 at the Bath & Racquet Club

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BrandisWish Donor Form 2013

BrandisWish Sponsor Info 2013

BrandisWish Sponsor Levels 2013

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