Marian talks to us about her journey as a stunt woman and how it led her from California to Georgia. Georgia reignited her career starting with a role in Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which was filmed in Atlanta.
Eric talks about his experience in LA and Georgia with raising capital and dealing with private check-writers. A tidbit he has learned is to make sure the investor desires strongly to be involved in the film industry and the specific project they are funding.
Jim talks to us about the many advantages and benefits Eatonton offers his company and why they moved to there from Tybee Island. One of the huge reasons is the proximity to Atlanta. Another huge benefit is that compared to Atlanta and Savannah, Eatonton boasts plenty of parking spots.
Bryan gives us some information on his two great partners. Jeff Brown saw some work as the Head of the Greens Department at Universal Studios. Carlos Martinez is a renowned plant specialist who has done a ton of work with large company in LA and has great experience with dealing with customers who demand perfection.
Chris talks to us about the outstanding volume of films that are being made in Savannah. He also talks about how Savannah is growing it’s crew base and the attractiveness of Chatham County’s tax rebate.
Drew talks about the success and growth Moonshine is experiencing so far this year. The influx of local and senior talent is a big part of that. Another is the addition of more audio, edit, and color suites.
Lorielle talks to us about WIFTA and all the great things they do to empower women in the film and TV industry. They are the 3rd largest Women in Film organization behind LA and New York. They offer content, provide workshops and programs, host mixers, and encourage women to network.
“Chief Movie Buff” Carrie Burns talks about how she started out 6 years ago just giving tours to friends for large events and mostly Walking Dead events. After a while this hobby bloomed into a successful business!
Chris talks about how the film tax credit has helped his clients and in turn helped his company. This tax credit makes Georgia a top target for productions and causes the state to stand out from other areas like New Zealand and Canada.
Drew talks to us about how the abundance of resources in Georgia makes it an attractive choice for independent film-makers. He is a great example of this, moving his company from LA to Atlanta.