The screening of a new documentary profiling a Southwest Georgia town infamous for lynching will help mark Black History Month at Georgia Institute of Technology next month.
For Taylor Vickers the journey from the runway to the production site began in earnest when she joined her husband Dodd Vickers as he worked as a location manager for “Sharp Objects,” the popular 2018 mini-series starring Amy Adams filmed in Barnesville.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston announced Wednesday he’s starting a legislative effort to further boost the state’s booming film, TV and entertainment industry.
Productions that spend more than half of their total budget in Massachusetts or film at least half the time in the state are eligible for a 25 percent production credit and a sales tax exemption, with the same $50,000 minimum in-state spend mentioned above.
COE professor Regina Rahimi, Ed.D., explained that the film highlights topics that are relevant for teachers, principals, parents and others working with today’s youth.
MomoCon is one of the fastest growing “all ages” conventions in the country, with more than 38,000 unique and 110,000 turnstile visitors expected in 2019. Fans of Japanese Anime, American Animation, Comics and Gaming (Video, Tabletop, LARP) will celebrate their passion with hours of panels and sessions.
The film industry brought in about $900 million for North Carolina from 2012-14, according to Zapple, and about $500 million for New Hanover County.