Just prior to adjourning for the year, the 116th U.S. Congress passed an omnibus government funding bill with a $900 billion COVID-19 emergency economic relief package attached that will provide some measure of support for IATSE members in the coming months.
The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting in a special session conducted via Zoom videoconference, passed resolutions aimed at correcting misrepresentations about SAG-AFTRA Health Plan changes and instituting a rule requiring members to adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols.
FROM GPP: Mark your calendar as busy on January 15-16: They’re the official dates for the Georgia Production Summit 2021. We’re hosting our first ever virtual summit on the 15th & 16th and you’re invited! Early bird registration for GPS2021 is now open, so claim your spot now.
Business owners and entertainment professionals from Columbus and beyond attended the Focus Film Columbus GA virtual event on Wednesday, December 9th. The event, usually held live, connects entertainment professionals, artists and local businesses.
Two dozen music organizations sent a joint letter to President-elect Joe Biden to congratulate him and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on a historic election victory, and to urge the appointment of individuals to his team who understand the creative community and intellectual property issues.
The release of THE LIBERATOR marks the very first show to complete creative post for Netflix in Georgia—let alone with Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, and the latest cutting edge industry-standard for online post, IMF Mastering. It is also the first show to be presented in Trioscope: “a proprietary animated drama engine that fuses live-action with animation for a groundbreaking moving graphic novel experience.”
The meeting will be facilitated by VisitColumbusGA’s Film Commission. The purpose of the meeting is to gather those interested in the entertainment industry to hear about Columbus’ film and entertainment business and learn from industry experts.
As a result of the success of Georgia’s film industry and specifically the progress in Columbus, GA, the Columbus Film Commission will host its next quarterly meeting, called Focus Film Columbus Ga, that connects entertainment professionals, artists and local businesses. The
From GPP: Join us on Facebook TUESDAY, December 1st at 12pm EST for a discussion on production finance. A big part of filmmaking is securing financing and balancing your budget. Tune in for information on how to secure loans and the important steps to making sure your finances are in order!
It should come as no surprise that our region’s most photographed location, the Forsyth fountain, is the crowning jewel of the most popular filming destination in Savannah. With its famous fountain, majestic live oaks, and central location, Forsyth Park has been featured in at least 15 major film and television productions as well as numerous commercials, advertisements, and media campaigns.