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The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) welcomed the interest by the Department of Audits and Accounts (DOAA) in improving administration of the state’s film tax credit program.
Alan Clark is the Chair of Taylor English’s Entertainment Sports & Media Group. The firm serves as an example of professional firms and companies that benefit directly from the film tax incentives in Georgia. Alan talks about doing business in the state and how they work with clients to reduce litigation risks while serving as a translator of sorts for creatives and entertainment companies.
The Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) has announced their slate of nominees for the 2019 GAFCA Awards. Founded in 2011, this year marks the 9th annual awards program for the critics group. GAFCA is made up of 38 film critics from around the state, representing print, television, radio and online media.
With its move to Hall B of the Georgia World Congress Center, MomoCon nearly doubles its available space from 2019. That means more gaming, panels, events, activities, and meeting room seating.
Eatonton Georgia showcased their economic, workforce and political structure to producers, studio executives and other high level participants last Thursday evening at Barrel 118. Local and state officials joined leading local businesses to welcome gaming, music and entertainment executives to the city.
A packed theater of business owners and entertainment professionals attended the first Focus Film Columbus GA event last week at the River Center for the Performing Arts. This and future quarterly events will connect entertainment professionals, artists and local businesses.
“Before attending Georgia State University, I worked for a film, video and a marketing company, Atlanta Idea Studio. While there, I gained experience in the media and content creation field. I was a part of the production for television and radio campaigns, video and photo marketing campaigns and even served as a brand ambassador for an organic produce company.”
Georgia’s burgeoning film and television industry stands ready to benefit from an expanded workforce, thanks to an innovative new partnership between the University of Georgia, the Georgia Film Academy and Pinewood Forest, the new community in Fayetteville, Georgia, located adjacent to Pinewood Atlanta Studios.
A weak weekend overall positioned two studios on the forefront. On the international front, Sony harvested good results from its release strategy for Jumanji: The Next Level, which hit 18 overseas markets ahead of its domestic debut and amassed $54.8 million.