GKIDs’ and Studio Ghibli’s The Boy and the Heron posted a $12.8M opening after a near $4M Saturday, giving both studios, and esteemed animated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, their biggest openings ever in the U.S./Canada marketplace.
Production on the fifth and final season of the juggernaut Netflix series is currently set to begin in early January, according to multiple sources, though the start date is still subject to change. Filming was postponed for over seven months due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes.
In a resounding leap forward for the film and entertainment industry, Assembly Atlanta has recently opened its doors in the city of Doraville, Georgia. This new studio complex, born from the expansion of the renowned 3rd Rail Studios, introduces an impressive addition of 19 sound stages to the existing three, creating a staggering total of 22 sound stages. But what sets Assembly Atlanta apart from other studios?
The program, which highlighted how the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act impacts the state’s Creative Economy, featured Frank Patterson, President and CEO of Trilith Studios. Patterson gave an in depth look into the work that goes on at Trilith Studios and throughout the Georgia film community.
Two-time Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge, the critically acclaimed folk rock band Dawes, and five-time Grammy Award winners Blind Boys of Alabama will appear at the 2024 Amplify Decatur Music Festival on Saturday, April 13 in the downtown square.
The Atlanta Film Festival celebrates the holidays at the annual winter mixer event held at the Tara theatre. The Atlanta Film Festival holds this event every winter to celebrate Georgia directors, producers, and creative individuals.
In the middle of Games Week Georgia, the Signature Georgia Entertainment 100 event takes place at Skillshot inside the Atrium at Uptown Buckhead. The invite only networking event is at capacity and includes over 500 top entertainment executives, elected legislators, government officials and influencers from Georgia and beyond.
Moviegoers and lovers of complex drama will adore Todd Haynes’ new flick May December, but Savannahans will fall head-over-heels upon seeing many of their favorite locales as the host of its most pertinent scenes. Actors, Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore star in the film, shot entirely on location in Georgia’s most historic city.
Georgia Entertainment was excited to host the Savannah Regional Film Commission’s newest commissioner at our Unscripted Roadshow in November. He stopped by early to discuss the “layer of talent” in “people-driven” Savannah and the growth happening for film in the region.
Georgia has been one of the top Hollywood production spots in America for years, and now the Black List are putting some of the Peach State’s finest front and center.