RoadShow Africa’s first annual event for African filmmakers – The Africa Film Showcase will feature several talented panelists at the October 20th affair. The event offers directors, producers, investors and other industry participants the opportunity to network around the theme of engaging African filmmakers and their projects.
The Columbus Film Commission has announced that Brennen Dicker will be the featured speaker at the next quarterly meeting. The event will be at the Columbus Georgia Convention and Trade Center on October 12th.
The meeting will be facilitated by VisitColumbusGA’s Film Commission. The purpose of the meeting is to gather those interested in the entertainment industry in one place to hear about Columbus’ film and entertainment business and learn from industry experts.
What do Dustin Hoffman, the tiger from The Hangover, and the musician Machine Gun Kelly all have in common? If this sounds like the setup for a six-degrees-of-Kevin Bacon story, you should know he’s actually involved too.
In September 2022, not even one year into the project, Athena Studios announced that it had purchased an additional 65 acres of land adjacent to the original site currently under construction at 900 Athena Dr. The move was made in anticipation of demand for its initial 200,000-sq.-ft., purpose-built production space.
Viola Davis and her Agojie all-female warriors shook the box office out of its doldrums and reigned supreme. The Woman King predicted to earn from $16 million to $18 million, made $19 million instead, catapulting the action-drama-history to the top.
“We have this cancel culture now that if someone does something you don’t like or says something you don’t like, they’re canceled. If the state makes a law you don’t like, you don’t go there. The reason I take issue with all of it is every four years there’s an election, or every two years with the midterms.”
Now in its fifth year, the Silver Award for Excellence in Indie Game Development offers a $1,500 prize pool plus recognition for great new games.