Florida Film Works

Film and Actors Panel

The Florida Film Works Program Series is presented in partnership with

The Enzian Theater Organization

Organization of Independent Filmmakers (OIF) Logo
Enzian Theater

Join our film industry panelists on Sunday, October 16 from 11:00am to 1:00pm, for the first Florida Film Works event. Live at the Enzian Theater.

This series is intended for new as well as seasoned filmmakers, cast, and crew members wishing to learn more of what’s happening in film in Florida today.

This event is FREE to attend. Registration is required.

Click on the button for more information and to register via enventbrite.com. You may also use the form at the bottom of this page to register.

Note the event may be videotaped. By attending, you hereby acknowledge that your likeness may be recorded and release the use of any such recordings to the producers.

Panelists and planned topics

John Lux
John Lux

Executive Director, Film Florida

Planned Speaking points:
There’s a lot of talk about Florida not having a statewide incentive program, how does that impact the film industry in Florida?
Besides a statewide incentive program, how does Florida compete for projects?
What is Film Florida doing to help grow and strengthen the industry overall?

Terry Olson
Terry Olson

Director, Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs

Planned Speaking points:
Film Arts in Central Florida
Local film-related programs and resources available, including Cultural Arts Grants.

Brooke Hill
Brooke Hill

Orlando Film Commission
Brooke is a filmmaker and award-winning actress, Brooke works to serve the Orlando region’s film industry as a liaison between productions and local jurisdictions through the Orlando Film Commission. Her work is written into many city and county ordinances as the facilitating permitting and communications between the two worlds.

Planned Speaking points:
Filming in Orlando
Film permitting process
Film Productions and the City of Orlando

Jordan Woods Robinson
Jordan Woods Robinson

Award-Winning Actor, Musician, and Coach

As an actor, Jordan is best known for The Walking Dead, Homeland, Nashville, and as a member of the prestigious Blue Man Group.
As an Acting Coach, Jordan translates his theatrical training for Film and TV actors, empowering them to get into their bodies and out of their heads. He trains his actors (ages 6-76) to harness impulse as a tool, to trust their guts, to work on their feet, to break rules, and, overall, to make bold choices that make a lasting impression through tape.

Planned Speaking points:
How to start or boost your acting career

Jennifer Jarackas
Jennifer Jarackas

Actor, Acting Coach

JenJarackas Coaching offers Acting Training and Creative & Self-Development to actors & non-actors who want to take their Craft & Career to the Next Level. A space to EXPLORE new possibilities, STRETCH yourself beyond your comfort zones, and STRENGTHEN your skills and talents. You can see some of her students in Netflix’s Stranger Things, Outer Banks, & Hillbilly Elegy, and Spielberg’s West Side Story.

Planned Speaking points:
Emotional Life & Vulnerability
-Truthful & Authentic Emotional Expression
-Why Vulnerability matters
-Tools for Emotional Accessibility


Jason Gregory, MFA
Jason Gregory, MFA

Screenwriting Lecturer, English Department, University of Central Florida

Jason Gregory is a board member of the Organization of Independent Filmmakers and former President of Orlando Urban Film Festival as well as a current UCF Screenwriting Lecturer.
He will handle Introductions, moderate the panel and host the Audience’s Q&A session.

Please use the form below to Register for this event.

    Empowering people to bring stories to life.