Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Norman Studios Video - Creative Industries Banner Center

Check out the Banner Center for Creative Industries/UNF student film about the legendary Norman Studios  in Jacksonville, FL. It was created by the University of North Florida students in a Film and TV certification class. Jerry Smith, Instructor and Producer of this 8 minute video, is a Florida Film Legend. This is a short film documenting Richard Norman and his silent film studio that produced black and white films back in the 1920's with African Americans as the lead rolls.

 Check out: Norman Studios Video - Creative Industries Banner Center

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Amelia Island Film Festival, Feb. 23 - 26

If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, why not check out the Amelia Island Film Festival! It will be taking place this weekend, February 23 - 26 in Amelia Island. For more information, visit

Monday, February 13, 2012

"Truly Everlasting" now on DVD!

If you are fan of romance novels, then you may have seen Brenda Jackson's books on shelves.

But what you may not know is that the author is a Jacksonville, Florida, native who has written books such as "The Proposal," "Inseparable" and "Hidden Pleasures." Many of them have made the New York Times bestseller list, and now one of Jackson's books can be seen on the small screen! "Truly Everlasting," her first film venture where she wore the producer title, is now on DVD! This film has now broke several online sales records. If you are interested in purchasing a copy, go to or Buy your copy soon. Stock is limited!

Also, Ms. Jackson will be showing California what Florida has to offer when she goes to Los Angeles to attend the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS later this month. She has been nominated in the category of OUSTANDING LITERARY FICTION for her novel, Silken Thread. Please wish her luck as she hopes to bring this exclusive award back to Jacksonville. If you are a member of the NAACP, please feel free to vote. Otherwise, please watch the awards February 17, 2012, at 8pm on NBC!

For more information, contact Five Alive Films at or 904-355-1583.