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Georgia State Introduces Film, Entertainment Program For Local Youth Georgia State Introduces Film, Entertainment Program For Local Youth

“CINEMA’s mission of providing 20 opportunity youth with the resources, knowledge and support necessary to obtain entry-level jobs in Georgia’s entertainment industry is not only revolutionary, but critical in our endeavor to make the entertainment business a more diverse, inclusive and egalitarian space,” said Taharka Davis, CINEMA Project director.

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South Georgia Film Festival announces 2019 Film Lineup

“Our number one goal is to bring people to Valdosta,” said Jason Brown, South Georgia Film Festival director. “We want to provide a venue where filmmakers want to show their work here. While they’re here, we want to show them why they should make their next film here.”

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VSU brings Rosa Parks film premiere

“Any opportunity we have to be able to share with community, both good films and good topics that can reflect on what was going on here, in our community, we want to do that,” said Jason Brown, the South Georgia Film Festival director.

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Slow Weekend at the Box Office

In a slow weekend at the US box office, last frame’s top three held their spots and shrugged off a small crop of unsuccessful newcomers. Universal and Bulmhouse’s Glass stayed at number one with $19 million, taking its total domestic sales to $73.5 million after less than two full weeks in theaters.

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Pennsylvania Film Tax Credits Scrutinized

The $65 million in film tax credits Pennsylvania offers each year may not be enough to convince many film producers to bring their business to the state, but it does likely help keep productions in Pennsylvania that might otherwise leave, the state Independent Fiscal Office reports.

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South Georgia economy looking up, Film noted

Hosted by the Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast is an annual event for business owners to have an inside look at how the economy is expected to perform in the upcoming year, said Betty Morgan, vice president for business development with the chamber.

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Tweed Recording is opening in Downtown Athens, GA

Tweed’s creator is Andrew Ratcliffe, a native of Georgia with a twenty-two-year history in the audio recording industry and a part owner of the recently revived Sound Techniques console company that will feature several formats of the new consoles throughout the Tweed facilities. 

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Will Hollywood keep coming to Kentucky?

Kentucky lawmakers said the incentives could be reviewed again. “We do have to make sure that if we’re using taxpayer money we’re truly getting a return on that investment,” Democratic Senator Morgan McGarvey said.

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Pinewood Celebrates Awards Season

Awards season has well and truly kicked off this week. Roma, which completed foley and sound mix with Pinewood Creative’s audio team, has won ‘Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language’ and ‘Best Director – Motion Picture’ at the Golden Globes and has been nominated for 7 BAFTAS. 

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A Look Ahead: Georgia’s eSports Economy Continues to Score

eSports, or multiplayer, spectator-focused competitive video games, is experiencing global growth — and thriving in Georgia. With the video game industry’s economic impact topping $750 million in Georgia in 2017, the latest figures available, 2018 showed to be another pivotal year.

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Looping Atlanta: Transforming The Atlanta Film And Tv Industry

The emergence of Looping Atlanta is one of the biggest happenings right now in the Film and TV industry in Atlanta. Led by Voice-Over Veterans, Grant George and Jessica Gee-George, who bring their 30 plus years of experience on major Television Shows and Blockbuster Movies, Looping Atlanta provides best-in-class Walla, Looping, ADR, Dubbing and Voice Casting for Film and TV Projects.

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Opportunity Zone Investing: Pause, Research, Invest

Hailed as the most significant tax-advantaged investment solution of its kind, the Opportunity Zone (OZ) program presents profound tax savings and investment opportunities for investors. Introduced last year in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the OZ program intently promotes long-term investments to stimulate designated Opportunity Zones in each state.

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