The Rome International Film Festival is set for November 2-5, 2023, celebrating its 20th Anniversary.
TJ Stephens grew up in Cumming Georgia and attended Forsyth High School. He made his way to Athens and is the President of Esports at the University of Georgia and also a Ghost Gaming Ambassador. Today he talks about growth of gaming and esports at universities across the state.
This animated, two minute video illustrates how the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act impacts the state’s creative economy. We added 40 seconds to the video to show how film production companies like Amazon, Netflix, Paramount, Disney and others green light projects and why they decide where to spend money to complete these projects.
Cassie Chantel is CEO of Tribe House Records located in Athens, Georgia. Cassie talks about being mentored on her way to being successful and how she is involved with mentoring and working with kids on career awareness and opportunities in the music business.
Andrew Ratcliffe is the Founder and CEO of Tweed Recording based in Athens, Georgia. He talks about the educational and career opportunities in sound and audio at the studio,
Montu Miller, the Ambassador of Classic City Hip Hop, talks about all the great towns beyond Atlanta making great music and spreading those resources only makes Georgia stronger.
Joe and Anthony Russo have filmed some of the biggest movies in the world in Georgia (“Avengers: End Game and Infinity War,” ” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) and they chose to bring their globe-trotting series for Amazon – “Citadel” – here as well.
There has been a notable shift in Atlanta’s real estate market, according to Andrei Leon, President & CEO of Artisan Haus Real Estate.
Traditional industrial industry is being pushed outwards to make room for lower impact businesses.
Mark Wofford of PC&E talks about the trials and successes during the company’s 40 year history including bouncing back from the pandemic to better serve their clients.
Steve Weizenecker of Barnes & Thornburg LLP talks about the rural component of the film, video game development, music, digital production and other areas of the entertainment industry.