Author Reel Georgia

By Cameron McAllister I first encountered Brantly Jackson Watts at the sold out encore screening of her debut feature, “AKA Blondie,” at the 2012 Atlanta Film Festival. Brantly served as writer and producer for the film alongside her director/producer/ cinematographer husband, Jon Watts. It wasn’t until the 2012 Rome International Film Festival when I actually met Brantly. Since then, it has been a pleasure to see one of my good friends become one of the most prominent content creators in Atlanta’s independent film scene. After “AKA Blondie” enjoyed astounding success in Atlanta and a strong festival run, Brantly and Jon…

Share.

By Cameron McAllister To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival has decided to pull out all the stops. Taking place October 28 through November 4, the festival will honor special guests Salma Hayek, Holly Hunter, Patrick Stewart, Aaron Sorkin, Robert Pattinson and John Bodega. Salma Hayek Pinault will accept the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award. John Bodega will receive the Vanguard Award. Georgia-born Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter will be presented with the Icon Award. Robert Pattinson will receive the Maverick Award. Writer and director Aaron Sorkin will accept the Outstanding Achievement in Directing Award, presumably for his directorial debut “Molly’s Game.” Patrick Stewart will be presented with the…

Share.

In 2014, following the ISIS attacks on the Kurdish people and city of Kobane, Bazidi went to the Syrian-Turkish border to volunteer with relief efforts. He encountered a cause and a people group hurting. He took his camera and used it to bring the story of Evlin and the Kurdish people to light.

Share.

By Rebecca Daniel, Senior Staff Writer  Ready for a fun summer activity? Why not catch a free outdoor movie with your friends? All summer long, Georgia will have free movies throughout the state! So check out this list for movie and location information. Atlantic Station (Atlanta) This is always a great place to go for eating, shopping, and seeing a movie. But every Thursday evening, Central Park turns into an outdoor movie theater. June 8: The Fugitive June 15: The Little Rascals June 22: Sabrina June 29: Twister July 6: As Good As It Gets July 13: Pleasantville July 20: 10 Things I Hate About…

Share.
1 2 3 4 5 37