SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and Executive Vice President Rebecca Damon visited Washington, D.C., during the week of Nov. 11 in a successful effort to draw policymakers’ attention to the issues faced by working creative professionals and to discuss the continued economic benefits of the film and television industry across the United States.
Fall has been a busy season in Savannah, with local events such as the much anticipated annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival, the premier of several prestigious projects filmed in the Savannah region, and the launch of production of a major network series.
Is Putnam County and the Lake Country a viable place to film? Is the economic, workforce and political structure in the region strong enough to support a gaming or esports venture? Are there suppliers in Eatonton that can handle the needs and complexities of music, film and gaming companies? Yes. The Lake Country Entertainment 100 event, presented by Putnam County, the Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Entertainment News, is set for December 12th. Representatives from all over the state and beyond will be on hand to receive an update on happenings in the region. In 2019, dozens of prospects…
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that it has named K. Kim Atterbury as Senior Vice President of Media Relations, effective immediately.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) announced the recipients of the Vibrant Communities Grant and the new Cultural Facilities Grant. Seventy-nine entities in 58 counties received more than $570,000 in funding.
Frozen 2 stayed hot over the Thanksgiving weekend taking first place in the global charts with $249 million worldwide. It dropped just 35% in North America, staying in the top spot with $82.5 million and reached a domestic cumulative gross of $287.5 million.
Capricorn’s historic Studio A is reopening this week, after years of work by Mercer University and other supporters to restore and equip it with state-of-the-art technology.
Prosecutors say Bailey provided pyrotechnic effects for the movie “The Poison Rose” despite a prior felony conviction that kept him from having an explosives license.
The Belize Film Commission, along with the Global Commerce, Digital Entertainment and Media Divisions for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Saba Industries is pleased to report that they announced the soft launch of the Belize International Market: Film – TV – New Media – Animation at the recent Belize International Film Festival.
Mountainfilm on Tour – Savannah is scheduled for January 22-25, 2020, and will screen over thirty films throughout the four-day festival. The mission of Mountainfilm on Tour – Savannah is to educate and inspire local audiences to create a better world through the power of film. Mountainfilm on Tour – Savannah is a partner of Telluride-based, Mountainfilm.