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2020 Georgia Entertainment Source Guide,

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Recent Coverage

It appears south Georgia’s going ‘Gollywood’- After hearing through the grapevine that he was in Ben Hill County filming a movie, I talked to Brandy Elrod (director of Tourism, Arts and Culture for the city of Fitzgerald and Camera Ready Liaison for Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County) to find out more about what’s going on there.
More Analysis Refuting Koch-Funded Study on Film Production Incentives- The Motion Picture Association is refuting a new study by Michael Thom, associate professor at the University of Southern California’s (USC) Sol Price School of Public Policy, for poor data selection, methodology problems, and its authors repeated dismissal of positive effects from production incentives that demonstrate a clear pattern of bias.
SAG-AFTRA National Convention Concludes- In closing remarks, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris thanked delegates for their service to members and congratulated the newly elected leadership. She also thanked the staff.
Real estate careers turn into small business helping film, TV productions- Amy Fuchs was working on Wall Street when she came to Atlanta for a wedding and fell in love with the city, infatuated enough to move South and take a job in finance. A single mom, she soon fell in love with her now husband of 13 years and added to their family with a…
Areu Bros. Studios to take ownership of THEA- Atlanta-based Areu Bros. Studios, the first major Latino-owned and operated studio in the nation, will take ownership of THEA, a streaming platform that attracted more than 1.5 million viewers during its first year and has caught the attention of industry leaders at film festivals.
Small Georgia city gets a big screen moment in ‘Gemini Man’- The film’s crew last year added new signage and fresh paint to storefronts in order to get them camera ready. WTOC-TV reports many of those additions made for the film have been left in place.
Noted Texan Says: Texas should consider Georgia’s superior filmmaking model- Moving images are big business. From movies to TV series to next-generation extended reality to video games, these media generate billions in investments annually. For a state to serve as a location can lead to a huge influx of funds. Enhancing needed infrastructure and supplier and talent networks can generate a notable sustained presence.
14th Annual Peachtree International Film Festival Set- The 14th Annual PVIFF 2019, the southeast’s premiere international film and arts festival returns with Screenings of Short Films and Major Motion Picture Films, Meet & Greets with Cast, Producers and Directors, Film Maker Competition with $100K Prize, Educational Forums, Networking, PVIFF 2019 Gala and after parties each day.
SAG-AFTRA to Hold Fourth National Convention This Week- The National Convention brings together more than 400 delegates from the union’s 25 locals to elect the executive vice president and national vice presidents, debate and vote on constitutional amendments, and decide on union initiatives to focus on for the next two years.

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2019/2020 Georgia Entertainment Resource Guide

Our digital resource guide is a collection of supporting companies that go above and beyond to provide superior service. This digital guide is delivered to thousands in the industry in Georgia and beyond. Take a look at the complete list. This week’s feature company:

SCADFILM (Education) – 404-253-3198 – Contact

SCADFILM is the leading program for students and working professionals in film and television, animation, gaming, virtual reality and digital arts, offering unparalleled career opportunities to learn and network. Gain creative and production insights at SCADFILM events from the experts behind the scenes and discover the latest tools and techniques to improve your skills and abilities.  SCADFILM also hosts quarterly festivals which are gatherings of professionals, industry leaders and next-generation talent in animation, gaming, television and the future of augmented and virtual reality.

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Direct Connect is an exclusive resource directory of select businesses. These companies provide special services for the entertainment industry. Contact us to find out how your company can be seen by thousands of executives each day.


Accounting HA&W | Aprio CPA
ADR Available
Airline Delta
Animation Available
Art Direction / Art Department – Savannah Film Production Design
Art/Storyboards Storyboards & Animatics
Audio Re-recording (ADR) Available
Banking Atlantic Capital Bank
Building Supplies Available
Cameras, Lights and Lenses Available
Casting Available
Catering – Atlanta Grecian Gyro
Catering – Savannah Available
Color Grading Available
Concierge Services – Atlanta Available
Corporate Housing – Atlanta Available
Costume Rentals Norcostco
Dailies Available
DJ Services – Atlanta Peter Evans, DJ Provost
Dollies Available
Draperies & Upholstery The Sewing Studio
Education Georgia Film Academy
Electrical Contractor – Columbus Ritch Electric
Electronic Press Kits Available
Equipment Rental BigCity Leasing
Event Planning Available
Event Rentals/Design Available
Expendable Sales Barbizon Lighting Company-Atlanta
Extras Casting & Payroll Central Casting
Festival Available
Financial Advisor Buzz Law, Creative Financial Group
Financing Monarch Tax Credits
Firearm Training and Armorer Available
Foley Available
Food Truck Available
Furniture – Rental Brook Furniture Rental
Hotel – Atlanta Available
Hotel – Savannah The Alida
Insurance: Film Production, Atlanta Williams, Turner & Mathis
Insurance: Film Production, Savannah Sapelo Insurance
Insurance: Personal, Auto, Home, Renters Available
Insurance: Life & Health Available
Investing Hudson Pendleton Financial Group
Legal – Savannah The Bowen Law Group
Legal – Atlanta Taylor English Duma LLP
Legal – West Georgia Tisinger Vance
Lending Available
Lighting Universal Production Services
Location Consultant Available
Marketing/Media Beck Media & Marketing
Massage Services Available
Medical Safety & Services Arthroscopy
Medical/Wellness 2UMedical, Robert S. Kaufmann M.D., Linda McIver FNP-C
Mergers/Acquisitions Available
Motion Capture Available
Music: Creation, Recording Studio Rafasan Music
Music: Audio Post / Process Management Endeavor Sound
Plant/Decor Rentals Cinema Greens
Post Production Moonshine Post-Production
Printing – Large Format SpeedPro Imaging Marietta
Product Placement Available
Production Design & Art Direction – Atlanta Available
Production Design & Art Direction – Savannah Parker Beck
Production Film FilmTribe
Production Payroll & Incentives Services Entertainment Partners
Product Rentals – Truck, Trailers, Supplies Adventure Coast Rentals
Production Services Available
Production Video Available
Production Stage – Atlanta Available
Production Stage – Savannah Available
Professional Makeup Norcostco
Props – Atlanta RJR Props
Props – Savannah Available
Public Relations GEM Public Relations
Real Estate – Atlanta Debra Johnston, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices GA Properties
Real Estate, Commercial – Savannah CBC Platinum Partners, Kim Iler
Rehearsal/Production Studio Crossover Entertainment Group
Rentals – Full-service Herc Entertainment Services
Rentals – Furniture Brook Furniture Rental
Security – Atlanta Risk Management of Atlanta
Security – Savannah Security Associates of Coastal Georgia
Set/Entertainment Design Available
Signs/Signage Available
Social Marketing Vroooom
Sound – Atlanta Atlanta Sound Guy
Special Effects crafty apes
Stock Footage/Aerial Available
Storyboards Storyboards & Animatics
Studio Space – Atlanta Bright Screen Studio
Stunts Jennifer Badger
Stunt Coordination Theo Kypri
Talent Agency – Atlanta Available
Talent Agency – Savannah Available
Tax Accountant Fricke & Associates, PC
Tax Credits: Buy/Sell Monarch Tax Credits
Technical School – Atlanta Atlanta Technical College
Technical School – Savannah Savannah Technical College
Technology Exchange Communications
Transportation Available
Travel Available
University Available
Vending and Starbucks Coffee Savvy Vending
Venture Capital Tri Star
Visual Effects, VFX crafty apes
VFX Cleanup & Rig Removal Jump!
Wardrobe Resource/Wardrobe Stylist The Style Sanctum
Water and Ice Purification Savvy Vending
Wealth Management Hudson Pendleton Financial Group
Web Design Vroooom

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