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The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) concluded its 40th annual Cineposium conference in Atlanta, Georgia last weekend. Film commissions from more than 22 countries including Argentina, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russia and Uganda were represented during the three-day production infrastructure focused and economic development conference. The event commenced with an opening reception on Thursday, September 24 at the McPherson Mansion in Roswell, Georgia.  The state’s Lieutenant Governor, Casey Cagle provided opening remarks to a crowd of over 100 attendees. On the second day of the conference, Friday, September 24, Senator Christopher J. Dodd, Chairman and CEO of theMotion Picture…

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There are currently no productions being filmed at EUE/Screen Gems Studio in Wilmington, a major slow-down according to Johnny Griffin, director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission. “A month ago here we had two productions that were shooting and there were five to six hundred people working,” Griffin said. Those two productions were TNT’s series Good Behavior and the History Channel’s series Six. Griffin said there has been some interest from other companies, but there is something keeping them from committing. “I think a part of it could be our incentives,” Griffin said. “They are the biggest driving factor behind the business.…

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