Despite horror films flooding the theaters in time for the Halloween season, Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam still topped the box office charts in its second week.
The festival features international films and showcases its signature 168 Film Project, the short filmmaking competition in which participants create an 11-min short film during a (168-hour) week, based on foundational scriptures. Two days of festivities will be hosted at the Town Stage at Trilith.
The strategic combination grows Aprio’s team to more than 1,400 team members internationally. Aronson’s 350 team members, including 42 partners, will join Aprio effective January 1, 2023.
After a two year pause due to the pandemic, the Georgia Entertainment 100 event is set for November 16th in Atlanta. The popular evening affair will host the who’s who of entertainment including directors, producers, and studio executives. Local and statewide political leaders will be honored and recognized at the event acknowledging their role in creating a business friendly environment for filmmakers.
Georgia Council for the Arts, a strategic arm of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, today announced the recipients of fiscal year 2023 Vibrant Communities and Cultural Facilities grant awards.
Johnson’s Black Adam scooped up $67 million, which was bigger than predicted and ended up being his strongest North American debut as a solo star. Those figures were more than enough to make The Rock’s bow in a DC superhero flick numero uno at the charts.
“We’re seeing an expected slowdown taking shape,” noted FilmLA President Paul Audley. “To that point we note that the COVID-19 Delta wave forced an out of season production shift last year. That shift led to record-breaking filming levels in the latter half of 2021, so in light of that, this is a modest decline.”
Savannah, Georgia, is home to the largest university-run film festival in the country. The aspiring directors, producers and below-the-line techs at the Savannah College of Art and Design have shown that they can draw big-name films and awards contenders to their corner of the South, and this year marks a quarter-century of the fest.
This is the fourth “Captain America” movie. The first three movies, released between 2011 and 2016, have generated more than $2.2 billion in box office gross. The third film “Captain America: Civil War” was shot largely in metro Atlanta and was the most successful one to date.
Hotel Dunsmuir competed for best thriller at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival and was on the big screen at the RoleCall Theater at Ponce City Market Oct. 14th. It won Best Director at the Festival.