The Columbus Film Commission is inviting those interested to attend the next Film Columbus GA event. This virtual event will take place on September 22rd at 3:00 PM and will be hosted via ZOOM.
The industry’s top concern at the Capitol is the film and TV tax credit, which provides a 20-25% discount on eligible production spending in the state. In July, Newsom signed a two-year expansion of the program, bringing it to $420 million a year, and indicated he would support making that increase permanent.
The Motion Picture Association congratulates Fran Drescher on being elected the new President of SAG-AFTRA. The last year and a half have demonstrated yet again how much we can get done as an industry when we work collaboratively together.
The Savannah College of Art and Design proudly premieres Escalate, a SCAD-produced fashion film directed by Chris Anthony Hamilton that lauds historic changemakers and their legacies.
They watched eight short films ranging from two to 20 minutes produced by college student filmmakers from the United States and Germany. Following the screening, the students participated in a Q&A session with four of the filmmakers.
With the demand and need for sound stages and production space in Savannah growing, the news of a new studio opening in December 2022 was welcoming news and the talk of the town for the film community in Savannah.
Two films starring Gerard Butler and a Disney flick starring Emily Blunt and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have been shot in Georgia in recent years.
Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the allocation of $5.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). Kemp shared the news with tourism industry professionals from across the state at the Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference, an annual industry event.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings not only shattered the ceiling as the trailblazing Asian and Asian-American-led superhero film but it also crushed all box office forecasts, tracking estimates, and Hollywood predictions.
Georgia-based esports and gaming lifestyle organization, Ghost Gaming, has partnered with Generation Esports, the founder of the High School Esports (HSEL) and Middle School Esports League (MSEL), to deliver esports via the independent non-proﬁt Georgia Scholastic Esports Foundation (GSEF).