So You Want to Be in Pictures

Pine View Grad Adele Romanski Produced the Academy Award-Nominated Moonlight

Plus, just in time for the Oscars, meet a few film actors, writers and producers with Sarasota connections.

02/23/2017 By Kay Kipling

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By staff

And...We're Rolling

Behind the Scenes of 50 Words, a New All-Local Short Film

Spending a day on-set with the creators of a new Sarasota-based short film.

12/07/2016 By Riley Board Photography by Jamie Lee Butram

Compare and Contrast

The Year's Second Christine Chubbuck Film Opens in Sarasota Nov. 25

"Christine" is the second film released this year to delve into the story of a Sarasota television reporter who shot herself live on air in 1974.

11/14/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 3-9

Cine-World Festival, free family festival at Bay Preserve, the Medieval Fair opens, and lots more.

11/03/2016 By Ilene Denton

Rising Stars

Ringling College Computer Animation Students Win Student Academy Award

Kal Athannassov, John McDonald and Echo Wu's The Wishgranter took home silver in the Student Academy Awards animation category.

09/23/2016 By Megan McDonald

Art Beat

Here's What's Coming Up at The Sarasota Museum of Art

From films to artist talks, here's a look at what's coming up at the Sarasota Museum of Art this fall.

09/15/2016 By Riley Board

Entertainment

Manatee County-Set TV Show Will Begin Shooting Soon

The new television show Claws will begin shooting in the area soon. The program will be executive-produced by Rashida Jones and her business partner Will McCormack.

09/01/2016 Research by staff

Entertainment

Mixer with Comics Creator Set for Sept. 15

The Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office is hosting an entertainment industry networking mixer with comics creator, writer, artist and designer Bob Layton.

08/25/2016 Research by staff

Awards & Accolades

Ringling College Ranked No. 16 on Hollywood Reporter Annual List of Top Film Schools

Ringling's film program, the youngest on the list, is ranked No. 16 this year, up one spot from last year.

08/22/2016 By Megan McDonald

Education

Ringling Film Program Moves Up in Nationwide Ranking

The Hollywood Reporter recently ranked Ringling College of Art and Design as the nation's 16th best film school

08/22/2016 Research by staff

Restaurant Review

At CinéBistro, Have Dinner and a Movie in High Style

CinéBistro is the modern way to enjoy dinner and a movie.

07/29/2016 By Marsha Fottler

Film

Paradise, FL Now Streaming On Demand

Paradise, FL, a local film from Tony Stopperan and Nick Morgulis, is now available to rent or purchase on-demand.

07/07/2016 By Megan McDonald

Casting Call

Dylan McDermott Looking for Local Actors for Sarasota-Based Web Series

Sugar, a web series written and directed by actor Dylan McDermott, will begin shooting in Sarasota later this month.

05/17/2016 By Megan McDonald

Date Night

At CineBistro, Food Plays a Starring Role

CineBistro, which took over the old Saks Fifth Avenue space at Westfield Southgate, offers a gourmet twist on dinner and a movie.

05/17/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Entertainment

Sarasota Film Office Hosts Pro Workshops, Mixer

The event will include a number of Hollywood writers, directors and producers, including John David Coles of House of Cards, Homeland, Justified and more.

04/26/2016 Research by staff

Review

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Driving Miss Daisy

Arts editor Kay Kipling reviews Alfred Uhry's durable play.

04/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

Film

Tim Sutton's New Film Was Shot in 16 Days in Sarasota-Bradenton

Sutton teamed up with Ringling College of Art and Design for his new film, Dark Night, which is receiving rave reviews from critics.

04/13/2016 By Megan McDonald

Star Watch

Actress Olympia Dukakis Honored at Sarasota Film Festival Luncheon

The Oscar-winning star received the Impact Award for her career on and offscreen.

04/08/2016 By Kay Kipling

Lights, Camera, Action

Must-See Movies at the 2016 Sarasota Film Festival

SFF programming director Michael Dunaway shares his top 10 picks for this year's festival.

03/29/2016 By Kay Kipling