After four years taking place in Denton, North Carolina, award-winning bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent are moving their annual Landfest in the Mountains festival to scenic Hiawassee, Georgia this year.
Productions with a budget higher than $100,000 may be allowed to waive fees for hiring off-duty police officers. Productions with a crew of more than 12 people and a budget of more than $30,000 could receive waivers for reservation fees at city parks, community centers and other public spaces.
Visions of a boundless economic boost have led GCFC to push for an $80 million annual incentive. While the current credit has lured its share of movies and television programs, a larger incentive would attract more productions and allow for creation of soundstages, production offices and additional filmmaking infrastructure.
For artists, this can often stem from miscommunication with clients and team members, an ineffective workflow, burn out and more.
A search of Occupational Safety and Health Administration records from 1972, the first year records are electronically available, to the present shows only five film-industry enforcement reports in Georgia.
Eight studio and independent features were selected from 92 applications for the $68 million handed out in the latest round of tax incentives that are designed to attract more big-budget movie shoots to California.
Georgia and Louisiana offering millions of dollars in production subsidies, local production executives say they’ve seen Miami’s vaunted film industry steadily pulled out of state by incentive dollars.
Albany Film Liaison Rashelle Beasley worked with film representatives on “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”. The 36-member crew shot in Albany for five days resulting in an economic impact of $56,360.