Feb. 23 Film Mixer at MCC Venice Features Sen. Detert

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 19, 2009) - The Sarasota County Film and Entertainment Office (SCFEO) and the Manatee Community College Film Club will host a networking mixer for film, television, media production professionals and community members on Monday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at MCC Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail.

The mixer will include participation from students in MCC's award-winning film and multimedia program. Fla. Sen. Nancy Detert will speak on what is happening in Tallahassee, and Dan Miller of will talk about the use of social media and Web 2.0 in promotion and marketing. The SCFEO will give a summary of its 2008 film, television and other media production activities, which infused more than $1 million into Sarasota County's economy.

Advance registration is $10. Admission is $7 for MCC students. Admission is $12 at the door. To register or get more information, call (941) 309-1200 ext. 104 or visit

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