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Footnotes

  1. Honolulu Star Bulletin, Baywatch May locate to Hawaii, The No. 1 syndicated show in the world will decide by tomorrow whether to film here for up to 6 years, spending $780,000 per episode, Tim Ryan, March 1999
  2. Pacific Business News, Studio Trades Credit for Promos, Terrence Sing, March 2002
  3. Imi Loa Magazine, page 10, Turning the Tide, David Choo
  4. Proclamation of "Masini Day
  5. Vogue, How the Golden Age of TV Is Changing Tourism Around the World, Elise Taylor, Feb 2018
  6. National Post, How Game of Thrones-inspired tourism became a lucrative travel trend, Babrina Maddeaux, July 2017
  7. VisitMusicCity.com, Nashville Has Two New Records, 15.2 Million Visitors in 2018, Jan 2019
  8. Honolulu Advertiser, Big waves, crowds, By Lynda Arakawa, October 23, 2005, “Thanks in part to increased media exposure, as in the 2002 movie Blue Crush, which was filmed on the North Shore, the area has become a popular visitor destination not only during the winter surf season but in the summer, which traditionally had been slow."
  9. The Guardian, Pipe dreams, Chris Moran, Dec 31, 2005
  10. FLGov.com, Governor Rick Scott Announces Dolphin Tale 2 to be Filmed in Clearwater
  11. CNN Travel: Hollywood: World's most dramatic travel agent?, By Frances Cha, Feb 2013
  12. Visit Florida Marketing Plan – Tourism Impact -2019-2020 Marketing Plan
  13. Visit Florida Tourism GDP Impact 2019-2020 Marketing Plan
  14. Variety, West Coast IATSE Members Ratify Three-Year Contract, Oct 2018
  15. Florida State University News, FSU film school ranks as one of the best in nation, by Dave Heller, August 2019
  16. Florida State University Film School, College of Motion Picture Arts website
  17. Florida Tax Watch, The True Cost Of Public Education In Florida 2.0
  18. Return on Investment for the Entertainment Industry Incentive Programs, Jan 2018, Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR) and Office of Program Policy Analysis, Government Accountability