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Author: Tampa Bay Film
  • magic_mike
    Happy Friday Tampa Bay! Alex here to remind you that Magic Mike premieres today! Magic Mike is a film that has claims to be a semi-autobiographical tale of Channing Tatum’s early days as a male stripper in Tampa Bay. This production filmed scenes in Ybor City and Curtis Hixon Park back in October of 2011. While watching the movie, make sure to be on the lookout for the scenes that were filmed right here in Tampa Bay. Enjoy the movie! Check back with us often for Tampa Bay Film updates.
  • giff_header_giff
    Good morning Tampa Bay, Alex here to start the day off with a giveaway! The Gasparilla International Film Festival kicks off tonight at The Tampa Theatre with the opening night reception and film at 6 p.m. Interested in winning two tickets to the Opening Night VIP Reception? If so, participate in the trivia contest below. The first five people to answer these questions correctly will be entered into a drawing for these two tickets and we will pick one lucky winner! Please submit all answers
  • genesis_ssff_logo
    Hello Tampa Bay, Alex here with an opportunity for you to get involved with a local Film Festival. The Sunscreen Film Festival is taking place at Bay Walk in St. Petersburg from April 19- 22, 2012… and they are looking for volunteers! Apply today! Click here, to fill out the application. Please ONLY select the slots you are available to work. If you can’t volunteer, make sure to head on over to the Suncreen Film Festival for special screenings, workshops and fun! Have a wonderful...
  • ms_tampatheatre1
    Good morning Tampa Bay, Alex here to let you know about a film festival taking place this month! Gasparilla International Film Festival is one of Florida's largest and fastest growing film festivals. This year’s festival is taking place at various locations in downtown Tampa & South Tampa from March 29- April 1, 2012. GIFF is dedicated to expanding art opportunities in the Tampa Bay community through the medium and culture of independent film . Opening Night Thursday, March 29,...
  • nfa_old_film
    Hi Tampa Bay, Alex here with some casting information. MTVN is seeking someone in a family that takes care of everyone and everything. Do you feel like you are picking up the slack for your parents? Are you making dinner and cleaning the house instead of hanging out with your friends? Does your mom put herself first, flaunt herself and embarrass you in the process? Do you feel like you are missing out on the best years of your life? Do you feel like you are parenting your own parent? Is your
  • 1303301483_izhi
    Good morning Tampa Bay, Alex here to let you know that Tampa Bay premiere for Easy Rider: The Ride Back will be taking place at The Ride Bike Fest on February 25th. The Ride Back Bike Fest will be bring the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre to life with thunderous roars from a spectacle of top new and custom cycles, live entertainment, exhibits and vendors with state of the art accessories. This fest will take place on Saturday, February 25 at 3 p.m. If you are looking to see some of the finest
  • ist2_6100529_women_shopping
    Hi Tampa Bay, Alex back with some more film news… Heinz Productions is hosting another casting call for “Real Women” shoppers. This casting call is for upcoming commercials to promote a local grocery store. Women participating should be between their late 20s and early 50s and of all ethnicities and types! You can be a mom, businesswoman, friend, sister, aunt or grandmother. Feel free to spread the word about this opportunity to any friends, fa mily or co-workers. If you...
  • filmreel1
    Hi Tampa Bay, Alex here with some more film news… A New York based production team is looking for an audio recorder for a one day documentary style shoot taking place in Tampa Bay. This shoot is on Friday, January 27, 2012 at some indoor and outdoor secured location. If you are interested, you will need to provide your own mixer, boom and gear. Please email Eric directly at eric@wearef360.com . Production Company: F360 Director: Eric Tu Executive Producer: Peter Friedman Check back often...
  • America's Got Talent Auditions... Coming to Tampa Bay!
    Hey Tampa Bay, Alex here to let everyone know that America’s Got Talent is holding auditions at the Tampa Bay Convention Center this November! I know Tampa Bay is full of talent, so everyone around the area sho w off your skills at the auditions, which are taking place on November 12 & 13, 2011 from 8 a.m. - 7p.m. The talent search is open to acts of all ages, which allows America’s Got Talent to showcase performers from across the country. America's Got Talent ,...
  • "Magic Mike" Brings Movie Stars to Tampa Bay...
    Happy Friday Tampa Bay, Alex here with some exciting film news… Mathew McConaughey, Channing Tatum, Olivia Munn, Matt Bomer Alex Pettyfer and Joe Manganiello have all been spotted in the Tampa Bay area over the last week. These movie stars have been around the area filming for "Magic Mike". “Magic Mike” is an independently produced film directed by Steven Soderbergh, based on the true story of Channing Tatum’s teen years as an exotic dancer. He worked as an...