In mid-2018, the startup Akili Interactive Labs asked the Food and Drug Administration to let it do something that’s never been done before: market a video game that physicians would prescribe to kids with ADHD.
Sony jumped into a strong lead over the long Martin Luther King Day weekend with their action-comedy Bad Boys for Life taking first in the US with $73 million during the three-day weekend. It had the second biggest release for January of all time after American Sniper.
Gruters has sponsored a bill (SB 530) that would allow studios to get a rebate on some of the expenses they incur while filming in Florida. Productions would have to hire a Florida-based crew and spend 70 percent of their production time in the state to be eligible.
Much of the new “Black Widow” movie from Marvel Studios was shot in Europe, in places like Hungary, Norway, and the United Kingdom, but as we broke in September, part of the film also shot in Macon.
Arts organizers are asking for scripts for narrative short films of any genre. The film shouldn’t be longer than 15 minutes and the script should be 10 pages or less.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the event will take place Feb. 10 through 27 at seven metro Atlanta venues. It will kick off with the Opening Night, world-premiere screening of “Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance,” a film about partnerships between blacks and Jews, at the Cobb Energy Centre.
The film, “Rekindling,” will be RKDS’ seventh film produced in South Georgia including “Spook Bridge,” which had its world premiere for three nights at Mathis Auditorium in 2017, a theatrical run in 2018 and is now available nationwide on DVD.
Associated Press reports “Bad Boys for Life” exceeded expectations coming away with a dominating No. 1 showing at the box office. The Sony Pictures film starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $59 million in the U.S. and Canada entering the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
The United States House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The following is a statement from Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin.
Wondering what’s being filmed in Georgia right now? Whether you want to try to score a role as an extra or just want to see if you can spot any familiar locations in upcoming movies and TV shows coming out this year, these are the films you should be on the lookout for.