Michelle Davis, AGG Corporate & Finance and Technology associate and member of the firm’s Entertainment & Sports industry team, will lead the intellectual property discussion during the Marketing, Brand, and IP session of the University of Georgia’s fourth annual Innovation Bootcamp for Creatives on October 4, 2022.
The Georgia Film Office, a strategic office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), reported that the State of Georgia hosted 412 productions, represented by 32 feature films, 36 independent films, 269 television and episodic productions, 42 commercials, and 33 music videos between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022.
Randy Davidson, President of Georgia Entertainment: “Columbus is among the most progressive communities in the Southeast and it doesn’t take long to recognize this when interacting with entities like the Columbus Film Commission and other organizations here.”
The SCAD Savannah Film Festival kicks off with a gala opening night screening and reception, while the rest of the week features scheduled competition screenings, premiere screenings, workshops, lectures, panels, and receptions.
Streaming episodic and limited-series productions continue to choose Georgia for hit programming. Evidence came this year in the form of 46 Emmy nominations, including those for Season Four of Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” which reached an all-time Neilson streaming record for its more than 7 billion minutes of viewing time during the first half of the season.
Andy Rusk, stuntman and stunt coordinator from Athens, grew up watching “Ted Turner’s Movies for Guys Who Like Movies” with his dad, bingeing on James Bond and Errol Flynn. He developed a love for action and the desire to learn how to put it together in front of the camera.
Three newcomers – Where the Crawdads Sing, Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank, and Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris – could not wrestle Thor: Love and Thunder from its top spot at the box office.
Film Augusta is excited to announce the release of The Royal, which filmed in Augusta in 2019, in theaters and on streaming platforms July 15, 2022.
Is Columbus a viable place to film? Is the economic, workforce and political structure in the region strong enough to support a gaming or esports venture? Are there suppliers in Columbus that can handle the needs and complexities of music, film and gaming companies?
Greenlight Acting Studios Presents Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County. With its foray into the Atlanta theatre world, Greenlight will present a compelling new production of Tracy Letts’ prizewinning play, August: Osage County running August 17 through 28, 2022 at the Stage Door Theatre in Dunwoody, GA. Acclaimed director Forrest Attaway sits at the helm.