In October, a three-day film and production workshop was held for all students, but specifically for students in high-crime areas to get hands-on knowledge about careers in the film industry.
The biggest new production the past month is Disney’s big-budget “Guardians of the Galaxy 3″ starring Chris Pratt. ABC has started production of its new prime-time show “Judge Steve Harvey.” And Netflix has begun shooting a Marlon Wayans comedy with “Stranger Things” breakout star and Atlanta resident Priah Ferguson. And a raft of Twitch shows have begun shooting as well.
In a large house nestled in an affluent Snellville neighborhood, a young woman reclines on a fluffy white sofa wielding a card and a pen. She wears a formal scarlet gown, a matching hat, and a focused stare—like someone straight out of an Agatha Christie mystery—which isn’t too far off.
As COVID-19 began spreading through a South Georgia immigration jail, one detainee fashioned a face mask from a sock. Another used a headphone cord to secure a plastic cup over his face.
We’ve been putting on these holiday parties for more than a decade now, bringing together members of the GGDA, Atlanta Game Dev Meetup, IndieCluster, IGDA and more. Join us Dec. 14 at the Doraville Digital Studio (the same place we held SIEGE) for our annual game industry holiday party.
Currently, the global eSport industry is valued over $1.08 billion and is projected to grow to $1.62 billion by 2024. With an industry boom, Georgia and other states are taking a closer look at how they’re responding to the income and revenue generated by the eSports industry and professional players.
In the past few years sim racing has experienced a growth in popularity. In 2020 that growth was maximized when NASCAR races were cancelled because of covid and sim racing was broadcast live on national TV. Now sim racing is getting its first feature film. ‘The Sim Racer’ was produced by Brock Drury, a Georgia native.