Business and entertainment attorney Charles “Bo” Bowen started the Alliance and serves as its ex-officio attorney. It was formed as an informal way for coastal Georgia film and television folks to meet each other, communicate and coordinate.
The National Geographic Traveler features Georgia in the culture section for our live music and music heritage. In fact, Georgia Tourism proclaimed 2016 the “Year of Georgia Music” and focused its marketing on the state’s rich music heritage, world-class venues and unique festivals.
The newly created jobs include positions in software and product development, engineering, technology and marketing, among others. The new headquarters will be located at Perimeter Summit at 1001 Summit Blvd.
The leaves are changing colors, but the film industry remains the same. Full speed ahead with casting calls, scouting and buzz running rampant in the past few weeks.
Carmike stockholders approved the amended and restated merger agreement with AMC Theatres. David Passman, Carmike Cinemas’ President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We are pleased with the outcome of today’s vote.”
Georgia Film News had the pleasure of going behind the scenes of Georgia’s leading entertainment industry association, Georgia Production Partnership (GPP), and speaking with Atlanta-based Co-Presidents’ Trish Taylor and Clark Cofer.
The star of the Savannah Film Festival is the city itself, thanks to stunning historic districts and defining squares, shaded by towering oaks festooned with Spanish moss.
A new digital animation degree at Kennesaw State University will soon prepare students to creatively work in Georgia’s fast-growing entertainment industry. Today, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Animation.
“This program is a great example of how Columbus State University is responding to industry needs,” said CSU President Chris Markwood. “We are proud to have been asked to be one of the first partners in the Georgia Film Academy.”