The Minard Wong Foundation intersects with the entertainment industry on many levels. Tim is CEO of Eclipse Gaming Systems headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. The company focuses on select commercial gaming markets blending experience and agility to create captivating slot games. Besides being an award-winning keynote speaker and best-selling author, Didi is also a film and TV producer and financier.
There has been so much happening in the commercial real estate space related to film and entertainment in Georgia recently. Raulet Property Partners sold Eastside Stageworks, Gray’s Assembly Studios prepares to open in June 2023, and Patrick Millsaps reportedly wants to build a film production campus double the size of Trilith and quadruple the size of Tyler Perry Studios.
If you get Dr. Sharon Welburn talking about team dynamics, scouting competitors, watching national rankings and preparing for upcoming competitions, you’d be quick to ask her which of Columbus State University’s 13 NCAA Division II sports teams she coaches.
The popular evening affair will host the who’s who of film, music, gaming and broadcast around the theme of workforce development and education. The invite only gathering is also an opportunity to honor elected political leaders and government officials acknowledging their role facilitating Georgia’s digital entertainment economy.
The terms and conditions involving rights to digitally simulate a performer to create new performances must be bargained with the union. In addition, any use or reuse of recorded performances is limited by our collectively bargained contract provisions, including those requiring consent and negotiation of compensation.
The move marks the first among the industry’s biggest talent, sports, entertainment and marketing agencies to establish a full-service base of operations in the city, extending UTA’s ability to discover and serve artists, athletes, musicians and brands with strong ties to the region.
“We are excited to be a welcoming place for family, corporate, and entertainment events and a community space for non-profit and educational gatherings,” says Ambient + Studio’s owner and founder, Jason Ivany.
Entertainment lawyer Steve Weizenecker is a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He shares his history with the film tax credit dating back to 2007/2008 and how complicated the credit was at that time.
Votaw got his start in Hollywood working on sets for commercials, film and episodic television, before working for production companies including Saban, Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd. and other independent content creation companies.
The program offered $5,000 to $20,000 for local creative entrepreneurs to ensure Atlanta’s creative industries thrive here for years and decades to come.