Rodney Dickey didn’t move to Savannah to open a film studio. In fact, the successful businessman will be the first to tell you he knew nothing about the industry.
What he does know when he sees one, however, is a business opportunity.
With encouragement from daughters April and Allison — who do know a thing or two about the industry — Dickey has transformed a cavernous warehouse on Gulfstream Road into River Oaks Film Studios, filling a significant void in Savannah’s burgeoning film business.
On Thursday evening, River Oaks opened its doors to showcase the first part of Phase 1 — a 20,000-square-foot sound stage featuring the latest in soundproofing, electrical rigging and movable walls.
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