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Good News: It's A Wrap!

By Hannah Wallace November 30, 2012

The Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office counted 517 projects in 2012 with a fiscal impact of $10.6 million. Here are a few of the largest projects and the direct dollars they spent in the region.

$1 million

MTV dating reality show. (The crew shot scenes all over the county in homes, restaurants, bars and beaches, making it the largest single-budget project in five years. The name of the show has not been released and there is no air date yet.)

$400,000

Parker. Major film shot at Ca’ d’Zan; hired 250 extras.

$400,000

Free Ride. Indie film starring Anna Paquin, now entering the film festival circuit.

$100,000

Spring Breakers. Indie film starring Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez and James Franco.

SOURCE: The Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office

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