South Georgia Studios is looking for your best movie pitches. Saturday March 4, during this year’s South Georgia Film Festival, participants will be able to spend 3 minutes pitching their film and television ideas to producers who can help turn their films into reality as part of the 2023 SGFF Pitchfest.
Business owners and entertainment professionals from Columbus and beyond attended the Columbus Film Commission’s quarterly meeting on Wednesday, February 1st These events connect entertainment professionals, artists and local businesses together to hear from local officials and experts regarding the state of entertainment.
On GPB’s Lawmakers, Representative Kasey Carpenter and Representative Inga Willis talked about what’s happening with music and potential for incentives to be passed in this session. Referenced in this interview is the bipartisan findings from the Joint Georgia Music Heritage Study Committee.
Harlee Pope is making strides toward becoming the next Kit Hoover of Access Hollywood. Operating as a true renaissance woman, she is producing, acting, singing, interviewing and creating content as she develops and refines a unique set of skills needed to achieve her dream.
As a child, Justin Holt had his sights sets on being an actor. Despite performing in numerous theatrical productions, he quickly realized making it in the film and television industry was extremely difficult…but he never gave up.
New York is looking to increase the cap on tax credits the state gives to the film and TV industry from $420 million to $700 million and raise the incentive to 30 percent, according to the 2023 state budget proposed by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday.
The South Georgia Film Festival announces the films selected for the 2023 event – with 95 total films, including three locally produced feature films, featuring The Holiday Dating Guide, which will be screened free to the public at the Valdosta Mall, March 3.
Among the recommendations are the creation of a more competitive tax incentive, the establishment of a Georgia Music Office within the Office of the Governor, and grant opportunities for local musicians and other industry professionals. Studies show that today, the industry is $5 billion strong and responsible for more than 70,000 jobs.
The Columbus Film Commission meeting scheduled for February 1st will include featured speaker LARonda Sutton, plans for Flat Rock Studio, presenting at Sundance and other film activity in the region. The event will be at the Springer Opera House in Columbus.
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) today announced that the 2023 SCAD TVfest will return in person to Atlanta Feb. 9-11, 2023. Now in its 11th year, the university’s annual signature event celebrates all things television and streaming.