Drew Sawyer owns Moonshine Post. He is right in the middle of what’s happening with productions in Georgia. Today he talks about trends he sees in the state including a better workforce and relocation to Georgia.
“I’ve known Felicity Huffman for those 35 years, she was my student, my colleague, worked in many of my films, and created roles on stage in three of my plays. I’m crazy about them both.”
Even more astonishing is that the 115-plus number is misleadingly low in terms of esports money entering the academic system. Some universities participate in league-wide scholarship tournaments, like the Georgia Esports League, comprised of varsity college teams from around the state.
The Atlanta Film Festival is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Chosen from over 1,200 submissions, these screenplays represent those who will receive mentorship opportunities to help hone their screenplays and plan the next steps in their careers.
A new production studio, Blackhouse Studios, located in East Point, Georgia is slated to open this summer. The building, which was purchased in November 2018 by the first African-American owned crowdfund, the Tulsa Real Estate Fund (TREF), is currently undergoing renovations.
Film has proven to be a prosperous industry across North Carolina. However, there has been a decline in filming in the state since the release of “Iron Man 3.”
On Wednesday, March 27, Georgia Southern University College of Education (COE) will host a screening of “The School in the Cloud,” a film that explores the potential of self-organized learning.
Major motion pictures like ‘Breakthrough,’ which hits theatres next month, are being shot around Manitoba. That movie in particular, starring Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, and Topher Grace, was filmed in Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Selkirk.
The event will also include panels and workshops by GEL and the GGDA, featuring talent and producers from multiple companies and esports organizations in the Atlanta area.
The panel, “The Film Industry” was held on Thursday, Feb. 28 in Whiting Hall, Room 110A, discussing the experiences and ways to prosper in the film industry.