I visited Rome, Georgia, to meet with local stakeholders about happenings in the region related to film and entertainment. Rome is a thriving Georgia community with a growing economy, bustling downtown, and a rich arts and culture scene.
The new name reflects the growth of Georgia businesses in the state’s evolving entertainment industry and its impact on all areas of Georgia’s creative economy. Misty Holcomb will continue as Executive Director.
This animated, one minute video illustrates how the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act is impacting the state’s creative economy.
The final numbers are in and MomoCon again broke its own attendance record with more than 48,000 unique visitors attending over the four day Memorial Day Weekend convention.
Metro Atlanta’s creative industries experienced an annual job growth rate of 1.9% between 2016 and 2021, compared to 1.1% for all industries. The region’s booming film and video industry led the way, with the “actors” category increasing by 15% and “producers and directors” by 10%.
This week’s episode covers the recap of the Spring Mash-up event, Skullz at Momocon, and the upcoming Kennesaw State University Super Smash Bros. regional tournament.
Georgia Entertainment News has announced the Georgia Unscripted Roadshow. These events will take place in 9 communities throughout the state with the purpose of highlighting Georgia’s creative economy and the impact of the entertainment industry in each community.
Hanna Brothers, goes beyond incentivizing their work force with traditional benefits by investing in their culture.
The impact of the Creative Economy is not just financial. In fact, some of the less obvious effects like social well-being, cultural definition, and quality of life are equally important outcomes of a robust Creative Economy.
Ghost Gaming, a premier gaming organization and lifestyle brand, and XP League, the premier youth esports league, are expanding their southeast regional partnership with a new XPL location in Atlanta and custom co-branded merchandise by Skullz.®