“CINEMA’s mission of providing 20 opportunity youth with the resources, knowledge and support necessary to obtain entry-level jobs in Georgia’s entertainment industry is not only revolutionary, but critical in our endeavor to make the entertainment business a more diverse, inclusive and egalitarian space,” said Taharka Davis, CINEMA Project director.
It wasn’t just football fans that enjoyed activities during Super Bowl LIII week in Atlanta. Atlanta children of all ages that have a passion for technology received a day off from school as they enjoyed 50 hands-on exhibits and interactive experience at the STEM WARS eSports Bowl for Super Bowl LIII.
The judges have worked on several award winning and popular projects, i.e., The Walking Dead, Black Lightning, Black Panther, Halt & Catch Fire, Meet the Browns, and Baby Driver.
“We really need to bring these jobs back to Florida instead of giving up all our economic development to Georgia, Louisiana and California, too,” Stewart said.
“Our number one goal is to bring people to Valdosta,” said Jason Brown, South Georgia Film Festival director. “We want to provide a venue where filmmakers want to show their work here. While they’re here, we want to show them why they should make their next film here.”
“When the North Carolina film tax credit dried up there was a mass exodus,” said Lucy Keller, a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. “Many of my friends were quick to get out and when they told me about the opportunities in the film industry in Georgia, I was in.”
The documentary, filmed over the course of a single school year, follows five students and their families as the students cope with cruelty from classmates while trying to fit in.
Two productions – HBO’s “Brooklyn” TV series and the film “Jumanji 2” – have required days-long street closures and detours for vehicles and pedestrians already this year.
He’s going though some things that are very relatable, and the biggest difference I see between me and him are the method of coping for the obstacles he’s going through,” Perkins said. “I could have been just like my character in another life.”
In the five-time Oscar nominated movie Green Book, New Orleans, Louisiana becomes, for a cinematic moment or two, Macon, Georgia.