On November 9, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator released a forward-looking plan to continue America’s bipartisan tradition of strong intellectual property policy and enforcement.
As the world’s greatest golfers teed off today at the Masters Tournament in Augusta to compete for the prized Green Jacket, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has shattered its own record by being named No. 1 for business climate for the eighth consecutive year by Site Selection magazine.
“It has come roaring back,” said Lee Thomas, deputy commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment office. “We have a lot of shows in the pipeline and we have shows that are in production.”
The DeKalb Entertainment Commission (DEC) hosted their November 2020 Entertainment Expo virtually yesterday via Zoom and Facebook Live. Since their launch in 2017, the commission has committed to advancing and strengthening the creative industry.
We all know the names of the greatest directors. You’ve got your Spielberg, Scorsese, Spike Lee, Nora Ephron, Agnes Varda, Fellini, Truffaut, Welles, Capra, Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Bigelow, and Fincher. We could make a list of hundreds of them, and we could argue the order back and forth.
For the film industry, the possibility of a newly constituted Statehouse raises the question: What changes could be in store for Georgia’s entertainment tax credit program, which handed out $870 million in subsidies in 2019?
Thomas Gentle, founder and CEO of video game streaming startup Shotcall, grew up with a stutter. But when he picked up a gaming controller, he said that no longer mattered.
A video game development company founder recently spoke with students from the Savannah College of Art and Design about the state of the gaming industry amid the pandemic.
The film studio, founded by Ozzie Areu, former president of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, filed for reorganization on Oct. 29 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Atlanta. In Chapter 11, a business continues to operate while it attempts to reorganize its debts. Areu Studios reported assets of $50,000 or less and liabilities of $1 million to $10 million dollars.