About the
Tampa Bay
Film Society

We offer educational programs focused on film and filmmakers and to strengthen the professionalism of the Entertainment Industry in the Tampa Bay Area and throughout Florida.
We provide access to student filmmakers, young and old, to work on film projects and improve their craft.
We shoot 2 to 3 short films per year and enter them in film festivals
We have a YouTube Channel with original content in which we collaborate with members to create fun programming and promote talent.
We actively take part in the actions of the State Legislature pertaining to the entertainment industry

Join the film Industry, Become a Member of THE TAMPA BAY FILM SOCIETY

The Tampa Bay Film Society

A not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization whose primary objective is to encourage and facilitate increased film and television production within Florida.
TBFS offers a wide variety of entertainment, but it also allows for personal discovery and engagement

The Board

Ellen M. Schnur - Founder
Screenwriter / Producer

eschnur4@gmail.com

Gbemi Oluwayimka - President
Director / Screenwriter

alljoy2yahoo.com

Shawn M Goudard - Vice President
Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Host of Take 5

smgoudard@gmail.com

Stan Gurvitz - Treasurer
Actor / Screenwriter

stanism_1@yahoo.com

Cha'lee Blythe- Secretary
Actor / Singer
Host - The Score / Take 5 - Newsletter - Editor, That's A Wrap

chaleeblythe@gmail.com

John Williams
Director of Photography / Editor

paparazzinfo@gmail.com

Judy Wood
Screenwriter / Actor

jjprantl@yahoo.com

Bobbi Hill
Casting Director

BobbiHillCasting@aol.com

Simmy Pappachen
Website Admin for TBFS / Actor

stpetesvcs@gmail.com

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FLORIDA FILM INDUSTRY INFORMATION 

(Courtesy of The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Film Commission)

Place free listings for you or your business in local and national production guides:

www.Doddleme.com

www.FilmFlorida.com

www.FilmInFlorida.com

www.Filmrally.com

www.ProductionHUB.com

State of Florida Film Commission: www.filminflorida.com

Local Film Commissions:

St. Petersburg/Clearwater Film Office: www.FilmSPC.com To be added to the film commission mailing list, contact: Lisa Dozois: Lisa@FilmSPC.com.

Tampa/Hillsborough Film Office:

Florida film Festivals: http://www.filminflorida.com/wh/ff.asp

Local industry groups, organizations and websites:

Creative Tampa Bay: www.creativetampabay.com

Film Florida: www.filmflorida.org.

Film Institute Leading Market: http://filminstitute.ning.com

MPFI: www.mediaprofessionals.org.

Tampa area Professional Photographers Association: www.tappa.org

Florida Film Network http://floridafilmnetwork.com

University of Tampa FREE LECTURE SERIES: Join UT Film Society on Facebook.

In Focus Magazine www.infocus-magazine.com

International Academy of Design and Technology www.academy.edu

TBFS SPONSORS