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GPP to hold meeting in Augusta


This meeting is free to attend, and is open to anyone in or near the Columbia County and Augusta areas.

Program Overview:

  • Introduction to Georgia Production Partnership, a nonprofit coalition of individuals and companies who are active in the state’s film, television, music and digital entertainment industries.
  • More information on the how the state’s Camera Ready Program is used by film and television companies from Shanghai to Los Angeles to research locations and crews available in Georgia.

Robert (Robbie) Bennett, MPA, CECD, Executive Director of the Development Authority of Columbia County and Jennifer Bowen, Film Liaison with Film Augusta will be our featured guests.

Robbie and Jennifer are the state’s Camera Ready representatives in Columbia & Richmond counties respectively. They will be giving an overview of how the the state’s Camera Ready film program works, including insight into the Film Office resources ReelScout and ReelCrew that are used by communities across the state to ensure that they are well-represented in the location and crew process.

Savannah Rapids Pavilion
3300 Evans to Locks Rd
Martinez, GA 30907

12:00 noon to 1:30 pm
October 6

– Registration is required for space planning purposes
– $10 for lunch (includes tax and gratuity)

(Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 4)

About Our Meeting Host
Columbia County offers a powerful set of world-class advantages in location, labor and access to leading assets in energy, technology, healthcare and defense. Those include Fort Gordon, home of the U.S. Army Cyber Command; the Savannah River Site; Plant Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant, and a healthcare hub including Georgia Regents University, Georgia’s newest research university.  Columbia County’s existing businesses are thriving in a global market and are leaders in their fields.  Companies like John Deere, GIW Industries and Janus Research Group continue to grow in Columbia County.

Here in the nation’s 35th fastest growing county, incomes are rising to the top, and personal satisfaction is flourishing.  In Columbia County, we have great schools, expanding retail and responsive leadership in a beautiful Georgia setting. The global future is taking shape in Columbia County—come rise to higher satisfaction in life, work and play.


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