Christian Allen is an experienced and BAFTA award winning AAA game designer and creative director. Prior to joining Epic Games as the Unreal Engine Evangelist for North America, Christian served as Lead Designer, Creative Director, and Design Director of several AAA game projects.
“Loop It Up Savannah is so excited to be working with the SMF on this inaugural event, which will be a great access point to music, movement and visual arts for children and families throughout Savannah,” says Molly Lieberman, Executive Director of Loop It Up Savannah.
Chairman of Atlantic Capital Bank Sonny Deriso talks about the role of Chairman of the Georgia Chamber and what he is looking forward to as Chair in 2019.
“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.
“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.
Killion has introduced legislation to raise the cap on the state’s film production tax credit program from $65 million to $125 million. The program is used to attract movie and TV productions from around the country, which bolsters economic activity throughout the state.