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200 Most Influential of Georgia’s Creative Industries Announced

This selection stems from a meticulous process involving nominations, extensive research, references, and insightful interviews with key figures. Those named will be featured in this edition of the Creative Economy Journal and on Georgia Entertainment’s website in the coming weeks.   

GACTE Panel: Trends in Education and Opportunities for Georgians in Film and Entertainment

The Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE), the Georgia Department of Education, Explore Gwinnett and the Media Education Foundation of Georgia (MEFGA) presented an industry panel for high school Audio Video Technology and Film (AVTF) instructors from throughout the state of Georgia. The event was part of the Annual GACTE conference being held at Gas South Convention Center. 

Feature: A Match Made In Georgia

Besides population size and diversity, the intentionality of Explore Gwinnett Tourism and Film is right near the top of the list of what attracts the film and entertainment industry there. What was originally the Gwinnett Film Office now has joined forces with—and draws on the strength of—Gwinnett County’s tourism arm, Explore Gwinnett Tourism and Film.

Direct Connect

Direct Connect is an exclusive resource directory of select businesses in various categories of the industry. These companies provide special services for the entertainment industry. Contact us to find out how your company can be seen by thousands of executives each day.

Accommodations Available
Accounting and Tax Credits Aprio CPA
Airline Delta
Animation The Idea Studio
Architect & Design GSB Architects & Interiors
Art/Storyboards Storyboards & Animatics
Audio – Production, Broadcast ICP
Banking First Horizons, Ben James
Broadcast Production Film Quality Services (FQS)
Broadcast Studio/Design Provost Studio
Building Supplies Reel Supplies
Cameras, Lights and Lenses PC&E
Casting Coordinator Chez Talent Coordinating
Catering – Atlanta Available
Catering – Augusta Fat Man’s Catering
Catering – Marietta Atlanta Craft Services
Catering – Savannah Available
Color & VFX Finishing Available
Construction  Brasfield Gorrie
Costume Rentals Available
Counseling Available
Custom Music/film Score Level77 Music
Data: Storage & Media IVB Media
Design/Build Construction Brasfield Gorrie
Destination Marketing Organization Discover Dunwoody
Draperies & Upholstery Available
Education Georgia Film Academy
Equipment, Expendables PC&E
Events – Live/Hybrid Skillshot
Events – Virtual, Live Available
Event Rentals/Design Available
Expendable Sales Barbizon Lighting Company-Atlanta
Festival Available
Film: Production Available
Financial Advisor Buzz Law, Creative Financial Group
Financing Solutions TPC
Food Truck Available
Furniture – Rental AFR Furniture Rental
Gaming and Esports Ghost Gaming
Government Relations Georgia Matters, LLC
Hotel – Atlanta Sonesta Hotels
Hotel – Columbus Available
Hotel – Dekalb Atlanta’s Dekalb Hotels
Hotel – Dunwoody Atlanta Perimeter Hotels
Hotel – Newnan/Fayetteville Trilith Guesthouse
Hotel – Savannah The Westin
Housing Available
Insurance: Film Production, Atlanta Williams, Turner & Mathis Biltmore Ins Services
Insurance: Film Production, Savannah Sapelo Insurance
Investing – Capital Available
Legal – Savannah Bowen Schmidt Entertainment Attorneys
Legal – Atlanta Greenspoon Marder LLP
Legal – Intellectual Property Vivid IP
Lending Available
Lighting Universal Production Services
Location – Atlanta The Ridgewood House
Location Consultant, Real Estate Available
Logistics/Transportation Available
Marketing/Media MyGlobalPresence
Media: Tape & Storage IVB Media
Medical/Wellness 2UMedical, Robert S. Kaufmann M.D., Linda McIver FNP-C
Mental Health Available
Mortgage Available
Music: Advocacy Georgia Music Partners
Music: Creation, Recording Studio Available
Music: Audio Post / Process Management Available
Music Licensing Level77 Music
Office/Workspace Vari
Pest Control Available
Post Production Moonshine Post-Production
Production: Design Available
Production Film Available
Production Payroll & Incentives Services ABS Payroll
Production: Supplies Apache Rental Group
Production Rentals – Equipment, Supplies United Rentals
Production – Construction, Lumber Reel Supplies
Production Video Available
Production, Sound Stage Available
Production Travel & Locations Douglas County Travel and Tourism
Props – Atlanta RJR Props
Public Relations Georgia Entertainment PR Alliance
Real Estate – Atlanta Debra Johnston, Coldwell Banker Realty
Real Estate, Commercial & Relocation Available
Rentals – Equipment Yancey Entertainment
Rentals – Full-service Herc Entertainment Services
Rentals – Furniture AFR Furniture Rental
Security – Atlanta Available
Security – Augusta Security Associates of Coastal Georgia
Security – Columbus Security Associates of Coastal Georgia
Security – Savannah Security Associates of Coastal Georgia
Social Marketing Available
Sound – Atlanta ICP
Special Effects crafty apes
Stages, Atlanta MVP Studios
Staging All Access Staging, Inc.
Storyboards Storyboards & Animatics
Studio – Venue, Daylight Available
Studio – Offices, Atlanta Available
Studio – On-Location Production Available
Stunts Jennifer Badger
Talent Agency Chez Talent Coordinating
Tax Accountant Available
Tax Credits, Accounting Aprio CPA
Tax Credits: Buy/Sell RiseImpact
Technical School – Savannah Available
Technology sohonet
Tents, Events Classic Tents
Travel Available
Transportation Enterprise
Truck/Van Rentals C.C. Rental
Video: Production Available
Visual Effects, VFX crafty apes
Wardrobe Resource/Wardrobe Stylist Available
Wealth Management Buzz Law, Creative Financial Group
Web Design Available