Do You know the four C’s of Screenwriting?

January 13, 2021

Article Submitted by Jason D. Gregory, Writer/Producer So you want to be a screenwriter? Before you begin, ask yourself a few questions. Is it because you love what you see in films? What is it about the films? The camera angles or the directing? And what are the last scripts that you’ve read? It’s important… Continue Reading Do You know the four C’s of Screenwriting?

Last Days For Special Tax Break

December 30, 2020

The CARES Act, enacted by Congress last spring, includes a special $300 deduction designed especially for people who choose to take the standard deduction, rather than itemizing. For more information, visit: Please consider making a donation to our cause as we strive to get back on track after a year that caused pain to… Continue Reading Last Days For Special Tax Break

Actors and Directors Workshop

September 03, 2020

This Virtual Workshop was held on September 2, 2020 Breaking Down the Boundaries: Actors and Directors -presented by Marco DiGeorge (Click below for the audio archive) Note: The workshop audio archive is a partial recording of the original presentation. Marco DiGeorge has a love for teaching and the arts which has led him to the… Continue Reading Actors and Directors Workshop

First Inter-City Challenge Begins

August 31, 2020

Welcome to the first OIF Florida Inter-City Short Film Challenge, hosted by the Orlando Independent Filmmakers Group. 45 Scripts Have Been Selected…. Continue Reading First Inter-City Challenge Begins

Cinematic Lighting Workshop

August 13, 2020

The Filmmaker Workshop Series This is an archived workshop page. Workshop #3 in this series. (Previous live Workshops were not recorded). Trent Duncan Trent Duncan is an award winning Filmmaker and Navy Veteran. Graduating from Valencia’s Film Program in 2002, Trent has spent many years becoming very diverse in all the fundamental aspects of filmmaking.… Continue Reading Cinematic Lighting Workshop


July 24, 2020

Cinematic Lighting Workshop Join us for our next online workshop on August 12 at 8:00pm via Zoom.Visit our Workshops page for more info.

Tax-Exempt Status Achieved

July 16, 2020

As of July 5, 2020, we are an officially recognized 501(c)(3) organization. We look forward to promoting our mission and help provide activities and programs for independent filmmakers to participate in.

MYgration Film Contest 2020

June 04, 2020

OIF is happy to help promote the FusionFest MYgration Short Film Contest in conjunction with the Global Peace Film Festival. Central Florida Filmmakers are invited to participate in the FusionFest “MYgration” Short Film Contest, celebrating cultural diversity in the community. Last year, 23 shorts were presented at FusionFest’s Global Film Festival project, the “MYgration” film contest,. Grand… Continue Reading MYgration Film Contest 2020

Quick Tips for Screenwriters in Quarantine.

April 18, 2020

An hour long workshop followed by a 30-minute Q&A session. The workshop enjoyed a “full-house”. Participation was lively and well-managed. The interactivity enabled many questions to be answered and discussed. We look forward to many more remote workshops to come.