Another difference in the Southbox model is the type of films it co-finances which can include projects with budgets as high as $100 million that might include sprawling sci-fi epics, the latest comic book franchise, or international thrillers.
Acclaimed by fans as the true heir to the “Star Trek” legacy, “Prelude to Axanar” has more than four million views on YouTube.
The event is an interactive, up-close and personal Entertainment Expo highlighting the abundant resources and information available within DeKalb County and the State of Georgia for DeKalb companies, organizations, professionals and residents in search of to establishing a presence in the film, television, music, and digital entertainment industry.
How apt that our city’s early leaders chose these seemingly diverse symbols to represent our community. Individually, art and commerce have each been important influencers in our area’s development, but we are now seeing the true power of their potential when combined together.
The Global Commerce Division supported the creation of 28,960 new jobs – generating more than $7.4 billion in investment through the location of 332 projects – while 399 productions filmed in Georgia resulted in a record $2.9 billion invested in the state.
A new semester kicks off at the College of the Arts with several new faculty members in our ranks. Their addition to the Arts family on campus augments a world-class team of practicing professionals who regularly perform, exhibit and present their research at home and abroad.
Headquartered in Belgium, Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Barco is focused on three core markets: enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room) and entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions).
In its first year, the event will launch in partnership with A3C, the annual music, tech & culture festival and conference that draws in over 35,000 attendees each year.