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For Immediate Release:
October 10, 2012
Media Contact:
Sandy Lighterman
sandyl@miamidade.gov
305-375-3288

Miami-Dade County to launch Film and Entertainment internship initiative


(MIAMI, October 10, 2012) – The Miami-Dade Film & Entertainment Advisory Board and the Miami-Dade Office of Film & Entertainment are launching an internship program to connect local college students in film and entertainment programs with production and ancillary companies in the industry.  The program will launch on October 15th, 2012, and is open to companies involved in film production, still photography, camera equipment, audio/visual, digital media, etc.  Companies interested in participating in the program should fill out an application form online at www.filmiami.org.

Local colleges and universities interested in receiving information about participating companies should contact the Office of Film & Entertainment at 305-375-3288 or via email at mhoffma@miamidade.gov.

“The film and entertainment industry in South Florida has grown tremendously in the past few years and infuses millions of dollars into our local economy.  Students are the future of the industry and we want to help them learn the business with local companies contributing to the growth of local industry talent and workforce.  By facilitating this process, the program will improve job creation through training and networking opportunities,” Miami-Dade County Film and Entertainment Liaison, Sandy Lighterman said.