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Electronic Arts: Video-game company helps write Florida tax laws, saves millions - OrlandoSentinel.com

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:38 -- rprice

Florida created a film-and-entertainment incentive program in 2003, offering relatively modest cash rebates to various productions. The biggest recipients were typically large-budget television shows such as "Burn Notice" and "The Glades," or feature films such as "Marley and Me."

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Electronic Arts: Video-game company helps write Florida tax laws, saves millions - OrlandoSentinel.com

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 11:38 -- rprice

Florida created a film-and-entertainment incentive program in 2003, offering relatively modest cash rebates to various productions. The biggest recipients were typically large-budget television shows such as "Burn Notice" and "The Glades," or feature films such as "Marley and Me."

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Creature Features: A visit to Florida Creative Industries - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:35 -- rprice

The entire production area was a Noah’s arc meets Monster Garage sensory overload. A partially completed monkey armature here, a robotic gorilla head there. An amazingly life-like orangutan mother with baby sat on another table. I instinctively approached quietly because they both looked asleep. The projects in progress were amazing, but my mind would not let go of the T-rex just outside the door.

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Creature Features: A visit to Florida Creative Industries - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:35 -- rprice

The entire production area was a Noah’s arc meets Monster Garage sensory overload. A partially completed monkey armature here, a robotic gorilla head there. An amazingly life-like orangutan mother with baby sat on another table. I instinctively approached quietly because they both looked asleep. The projects in progress were amazing, but my mind would not let go of the T-rex just outside the door.

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Storyboard artist Mark Simon part of Prime Time Emmy award-winning team - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:34 -- rprice

Simon, whose role on the Toon Boom team was to ensure the product worked well for artists.

it’s his first Emmy. But as for when we might drop by his animation studio to check out the statuette? “I don’t actually get one,” Simon said with a laugh. “But I did get a picture of it.”

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Storyboard artist Mark Simon part of Prime Time Emmy award-winning team - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:34 -- rprice

Simon, whose role on the Toon Boom team was to ensure the product worked well for artists.

it’s his first Emmy. But as for when we might drop by his animation studio to check out the statuette? “I don’t actually get one,” Simon said with a laugh. “But I did get a picture of it.”

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Florida among top states for ‘app economies’ - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:27 -- rprice

In Florida, apps have an annual economic impact of $587 million, which is the eleventh-highest app economic impact of any state in the U.S., according to a new study from CTIA – The Wireless Association and the Application Developers Alliance.

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Florida among top states for ‘app economies’ - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:27 -- rprice

In Florida, apps have an annual economic impact of $587 million, which is the eleventh-highest app economic impact of any state in the U.S., according to a new study from CTIA – The Wireless Association and the Application Developers Alliance.

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The face behind Silicon Orange - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:25 -- rprice

“It gives us an identify and names the location,” said Steele, who is also co-founder of Doccaster (Gotootie Inc.), an Internet-based document hosting and distribution platform for events.

Silicon Orange is not only a play on the name Silicon Valley, it’s also gives the location of the downtown tech community – mostly along, and close to, Orange Avenue. Steele’s Tweets also talk about juicy news or events, a reference to the orange in Silicon Orange.

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The face behind Silicon Orange - Orlando Business Journal

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 13:25 -- rprice

“It gives us an identify and names the location,” said Steele, who is also co-founder of Doccaster (Gotootie Inc.), an Internet-based document hosting and distribution platform for events.

Silicon Orange is not only a play on the name Silicon Valley, it’s also gives the location of the downtown tech community – mostly along, and close to, Orange Avenue. Steele’s Tweets also talk about juicy news or events, a reference to the orange in Silicon Orange.

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