County Attorney Jayson Phillips gave his opinion Tuesday, Aug. 13, to the Paulding County Commission about the building authority’s obligation to repay the county government for making payments on the bonds the authority issued to build the studio in 2012.
Priscilla Esser is the Macon Film Festival president. She says the Macon Film Festival is growing every year, and so is Georgia’s reputation as a Southern Hollywood.
Coming To America was a massive success upon its release in 1988, grossing $288 million worldwide. Fans had long anticipated a follow-up movie, with the sequel finally being confirmed in January.
Academy Award Nominee Gabourey Sidibe has made waves in the entertainment industry since her debut as the lead role in Lee Daniels’ drama, indie film “Precious.”
“I just got here yesterday and my brother showed me all around and it is absolutely beautiful here in Columbus,” White said. “I want to come back. I (would like) to live here one day. It’s just beautiful.”
The unincorporated community of Juliette, Georgia, was slowly fading into oblivion. Named for the daughter of a railroad engineer, the hamlet had once prospered as a minor stop on the rail line between Atlanta and Macon.
Rise Against Hunger is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. It’s mission is to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
“Our citizens always benefit when people become aware of everything Lanett has to offer,” he said in a news release. “The festival helps to highlight the wonderful businesses and opportunities available in our city and surrounding areas.”
The film industry in Georgia has shallow roots, and recent legislation has Hollywood running back for the hills. Film Impact Georgia and its filmmaker activists have taken up metaphorical arms via film grants and education to keep the burgeoning industry alive, even if Hollywood leaves.
We may also add networking events for Saturday, Oct. 12. Most of our regular events – Investment Conference, Indie Game Showcase, College Fair, keynote presentation, game dev tracks and the like will return. We are also adding a Professional Development Track for people already working in the game industry.