Casting Director Jessica Fox-Thigpen brings in actors and actresses from across the Southeast, and said more and more are coming from right in the Metro-Atlanta area.
UWG will offer a new film course for students next semester. The creators of the Georgia Film Academy (GFA) came to UWG Nov. 1. Executive director Jeff Stepakoff and Director of Strategic Partnership Greg O’Bradovich came to encourage students to enroll in Film 1000 at UWG.
A new digital animation degree at Kennesaw State University will soon prepare students to creatively work in Georgia’s fast-growing entertainment industry. Today, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Animation.
Like many people, media moguls today are trying to figure out how their worlds will change following Donald Trump’s unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.
An 11Alive News analysis of figures from six counties shows Atlanta Public Schools were used the most for filming over the past two years.
As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items.
“This program is a great example of how Columbus State University is responding to industry needs,” said CSU President Chris Markwood. “We are proud to have been asked to be one of the first partners in the Georgia Film Academy.”
Although there have been a lot of revisions to the original legislation over the past 10 years including changes to the cap of $25 million, GEIIA is still one of the strongest tax credit programs at the state level for the entertainment industry.
“We look forward to working together on a range of issues, including strong copyright laws and tax reform, to promote a vibrant creative economy that supports nearly 2 million American jobs in all 50 states.”
Craig Miller Productions has collaborated with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to “Get Out the Vote” for the 2016 Election Season. The firm produced four multi language election videos for this campaign.