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It appears south Georgia’s going ‘Gollywood’


Georgia’s film industry has been growing rapidly over the last 15 years. As a matter of fact, since 2016, Georgia has been the world’s No. 1 location for production of feature films.

And in spite of some political standoffs between Hollywood types and Georgia politicians, Georgia’s hooks in the movie world seem to be firmly set.

This week Tyler Perry opened his new 330-acre film studio in Ft. McPherson. The studio is larger than the Warner Brothers, Walt Disney and Paramount Studio lots (in Burbank, Calif.) combined….

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. See more at the Albany Herald.


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