The Originals, filmed in Conyers since 2013, has finished its five-year stint in the city.
In recent years, the Georgia media industry has seen a tremendous growth due in part to the state’s covetable tax incentives for film production.
Many of the movies made in Georgia, which boasts a $9.5 billion film and television industry, are conceived and funded by big Hollywood studios.
Proposed academic courses within the Fayette County School System could help students get a foothold in Georgia’s growing film industry.
This groundbreaking Marvel feature film was based and shot at the Atlanta Studios in 2017. Proximity to downtown and the airport tipped the scales in the studio’s selection.
The National Federation of State High School Associations and the NFHS Network have entered into a partnership with PlayVS to begin the rollout of esports competition in high schools throughout the nation.
Boutique theatre concept Silverspot Cinema has inked a deal to bring its first-to-market location to The Battery Atlanta, according to a press release this week from the Braves Development Company.
An event honoring the sixth anniversary of The Muriel Moore/Danny Nelson Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Conservatory will take place May 7.
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed nine Entertainment winners, including Children’s & Youth, for programs released in 2017. The Peabody Awards are based at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
Savannah College of Art and Design is looking to the future with its first ForwardFest, which will be held April 19 through April 21 in Atlanta.
In light of this ruling, production companies should investigate the origin of property that is purchased or rented from a vendor that is located in Georgia. Not all such expenditures will qualify for the film tax credit.
The Atlanta Film Festival and Florida State University did a special festival program featuring international award-winning actor and comedian Chris…
The National Infantry Museum Foundation partnered with Fun Academy Motion Pictures to host a private red-carpet screening of a new animated film.
A new study shows Rhode Island’s tax credit for movies and television productions is causing the state to lose an average of $1.8 million in revenue a year.
Making a movie is hard enough on a massive studio budget, but an independent production company formed by several University of Georgia alumni was able to create its own film for only a budget of around $30,000.
After a 3-year stint at a merchandising company in their native Latvia, Martins Bratuskins, Reinis Skorovs, and Andris Merkulovs found a glaring issue in the $60 million gaming market: the difficulty of monetization.
Georgia Southern University’s Aurora Game Development Club invite the public to get their game on at their Spring Semester Showcase in room 2212 of the IT building from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Wednesday.
As the Atlanta Film Festival kicks off, its leader talked about the 10-day event and what it means to the city.
“Maynard,” the documentary about Atlanta’s first black mayor, will be screened Saturday night as part of the Atlanta Film Festival.
Officials in New Mexico’s film and television industry say a new governor may help boost business for film production in the state.
April 12 was the last day of shooting in Georgia for “Gemini Man,” the film most of Savannah has been talking about since it set up shop a number of weeks ago.
After a decade of generous tax incentives supporting film production in the Peach State, the 42nd annual Atlanta Film Festival will kick off with one of its strongest lineups ever, thanks in large part to the growth of Georgia’s film industry.
In addition to becoming somewhat of a cultural touchstone, “Dead” has emerged as a prime showcase for television craftspeople who still use old-school techniques — including the sculptors, painters, designers and other artists responsible for its award-winning makeup and effects.
Congratulations to Connor Simpson, director of KUDZU for being chosen by the Backers Jury as the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Filmmaker-to-Watch!
Augusta Jam returned to the first major championship of the year to celebrate some of the biggest athletes in the world through music and culture.
The duo’s horror movie, “Spook Bridge,” will first show in Valdosta Stadium Cinemas Friday through Sunday, April 13-15. Viewing times are as follows each day: 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
Global creative media educator, SAE Institute, announced plans to expand its accredited program offerings, introducing the Digital Film Program at its campus in Atlanta, Georgia.
The United States House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to approve the new Music Modernization Act (H.R. 5447), legislation that would reform music licensing laws for the 21st century – including the long-overdue CLASSICS Act.
The University of North Georgia (UNG) captured its first-ever Peach Belt Conference (PBC) League of Legends Championship on March 18 at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Georgia.
This bridging of the virtual video-game world with the physical one — and helping companies capitalize in the process — is the premise behind the Atlanta-based gaming startup TheMonetizr.
Television host, author and legendary foodie Alton Brown is looking for a metro Atlanta-based associate digital video producer as part of a reboot of the television series that put him on the map.
The Atlanta-filmed action flick “Rampage” is about an invasion of monsters wreaking havoc on a city, but the movie’s effect on the Big Peach was anything but disastrous.
Clayton State University Film and Digital Media Center, in the Continuing and Professional Education Division, will open its doors to the public to “Meet & Greet” Students and Faculty in their new Film and Digital Media Certificate Program.
The Georgia Game Developers Association debuts its new “Game Dev News Network” 7:30 pm EST on YouTube, Twitch and Mixer!
From low-budget movies made on this city’s streets to features from all corners of the world, the Atlanta Film Festival showcases the many varieties of cinematic expression.
The opening weekend of the 17-day Savannah Music Festival ended last Sunday with an energetic and immensely creative tribute to Gullah culture presented by musicians familiar to Charleston audiences.
The esports industry is fast-growing. However, this industry growth presents a new challenge for regional Pacs and the NCAA.
Crafty Apes and Moonshine Post-Production have formed an alliance to become the Georgia film industry’s trusted, go-to source for all things post-production.
Bustling Atlanta may be the third-largest production center in the U.S. (after L.A. and New York), but the coastal Georgia city of Savannah offers far more charming allures for producers looking to shoot amidst cobblestone streets, green parks and historic buildings.
The last time New Mexico elected a new governor, the state’s budding film industry faltered. The next time should go smoother.
Polk County has been the backdrop for television and films for several productions, the most recent in Aragon last week when rap artist Q brought his team of filmmakers to city hall as a setting for scenes for his new music video.
Tyler Perry’s movie studio sprawls across 330 acres just 10 minutes south of Downtown Atlanta.
An Atlanta film industry startup that hopes to become the first studio of its kind on the East Coast is…
The global entertainment market is expanding on multiple fronts, according to new theatrical and home entertainment data released by the MPAA. Consumer spending for the combined theatrical and home entertainment markets reached $88.4 billion worldwide.
For more than a decade, Henry County has served as one of metro Atlanta’s distribution and manufacturing hubs. Now, it’s ready to branch out to attract a wider variety of businesses to the south metro community.
Joe Wilkinson, a Sandy Springs resident and former state legislator, is now leading the company that produced a new movie about a courageous dog.
The creators of the sci-fi hit Stranger Things are facing a lawsuit which claims they stole the idea for the show.
When Victoria Alonso, executive vp physical production for Marvel Studios, walks into any meeting, the first thing she does is tally the number of men and women in attendance, and at the end, she announces the stat.
One of the most popular cartoons in the Turner universe has drawn up plans to boost self-esteem and body confidence in young people.
December to March are traditionally slow months in Georgia’s festival and outdoor events, but that’s no longer the case for Classic Tents & Events in Norcross. Now, those months — and every other month of the year — are busy with TV and film productions.
The Georgia Esports League Spring Championship is May 24 at Momocon in Atlanta.
The 2018 festival features several renowned special guests, including actor, producer and humanitarian, Danny Glover. Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 30 years.
When Melissa Simpson was a student majoring in film and digital media at the University of North Georgia (UNG), she attended several film festivals.
Sinatra ‘Osm’ Onyewuchi, a talented writer, producer, director and actor was recently recognized at the Houston Gospel Announcer’s Guild (HGAG Film Festival) in Houston, Texas, for his short film, “Masterful.” The film was produced with a budget of $240.00.
An unprecedented coalition of music artists, supported by eight leading music organizations, continues to grow, with 89 additional musicians joining the call on Congress to pass the CLASSICS Act.
Down and Yonder is a Georgia-grown independent film. It is slow like the southern drawl in a small town, and mildly charming. The opening sequence is put together quite well from a technical standpoint, but unfortunately the rest of the film doesn’t hold up to the same level.
CFG’s Richard Raby offers good advice to our readers regarding data breaches. He tells us some helpful tips to protect from this threat – one way is to thaw your credit before big purchases and then re-freeze them.
Amazon Studios wants to create a show that’s as buzzworthy as “Game of Thrones” and reportedly plans to acquire the rights to a popular Chinese book series, “The Three-Body Problem.”
In a sign that she continues to know how to make news, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has gone after rival Andrew Cuomo for showering taxpayer dollars on the industry that helped make her a star.
Roy Kirkland, a filmmaker in Valdosta, is working hard to put South Georgia on the map when it comes to the film industry.
As virtual and augmented reality capture the world, it appears Atlanta in particular is catching up to the trend.
Lights, camera and action might soon be coming back to the Garden State after the Senate approved a bill to restore a tax credit program for the film industry.
Film crews with Gemini Man will shoot major parts of the project in Glennville, but the iconic small town won’t look exactly like itself. Crews are transforming Glennville to the fictional town of…Glennville.
It’s common knowledge at this point that the Georgia film scene is LIT. We’ve talked about it before and others have, too. So anytime there are updates as far as jobs for Georgians are concerned we want you to know about it.
Here’s what’s shooting around metro Atlanta this week!
The booming film industry in Atlanta, Ga. is bringing business to restaurants all over the city, including Marcel, a 1920s-style steak house that resembles a theater more than a bistro.
It’s hard to believe it was 23 years ago that Theatre Macon, founded in 1986, moved from the old S&S Cafeteria on Cherry Street into a new “forever home” in the former Ritz Theatre across the street.
NAB Show and Georgia Production Partnership will present “Made in Georgia: Shaking up the Film and Digital Media Production Landscape,” a panel discussion exploring the evolution of Georgia’s booming production hub.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed the artist lineup for the 41st annual Atlanta Jazz Festival. The lineup includes a variety of jazz sounds and stylings presented on three stages.
Heritage Green, a four-acre park in the heart of Sandy Springs, will be the setting for Rhythm & Brews, described as “a celebration of local bands and local beers,” on Saturday, April 7th.
Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne and Octavia Spencer are hard at work together! The three screen stars were all spotted filming an adoption fair scene on the set of their new movie Instant Family.
An explosive Memorial Day Weekend of animation, music, video games, and guest appearances kicks off the summer at the Georgia World Congress Center and the Omni Hotel in Atlanta.
Mindy Cohn, of “The Facts of Life” fame, is set to star in “Consequences” (Intro), shooting in Atlanta on April 7th, 2018.
FX Networks nixed its animated Marvel “Deadpool” action-comedy series, according to Deadline.
Creative Mammals really outdid themselves with this reel. This wacky, interview-style video gives people a chance to find out exactly what Creative Mammals does and how they help clients. They aren’t called “Creative” Mammals without a reason!
Lawrence gives us some information on his firm and it’s beginnings. He also goes over why he chose Atlanta to do business in over LA. He explains how the tax incentives played a big part in that.
Join the Technology Association of Georgia in a Field Trip & Discussion at the Creative Media Industries Institute at GSU April 11th!
It’s less than a month before The Walking Dead wraps up its eighth season. But more than four years into…
Saturday, March 24 marks the beginning of the 10th annual Athens Jewish Film Festival. The film festival will begin on Saturday and last through Wednesday, March 28.
The movie industry brings a tremendous amount of money to Georgia – according to the governor’s office $9.5 billion in 2017.
The new Will Smith movie “Gemini Man” was spotted filming around Savannah’s Wright Square, according to several Instagram posts and the Savannah Morning News.
As a child, Jason Winn loved watching the movies “The Goonies,” “Batteries Not Included” and “Short Circuit.” They were films the entire family could watch.