Writers, studios reach tentative deal to end strike

What we have won in this contract—most particularly, everything we have gained since May 2nd—is due to the willingness of this membership to exercise its power, to demonstrate its solidarity, to walk side-by-side, to endure the pain and uncertainty of the past 146 days.

U.S. Soccer Federation Headquarters Headed to Georgia

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp noted: “Georgia is proud to welcome U.S. Soccer’s new headquarters and looks forward to working alongside them to build a new home for American soccer players and fans. For many decades, sports have been an essential part of Georgia’s history and culture.”

ICP’s Jim Fay on Sculpting the Sound of Entertainment in Georgia and Beyond

It took a while for the audio and comms departments to embrace the power of “digital”. But once they did, there was no looking back. As an example, the ability to change channels on a device with a keystroke, has been a game changer, not only for the comms engineer but the entertainment industry as a whole. Think of it. The show engineer can now program their entire show on the plane on the way to the job. Once on site, shoot the file into the equipment and off you go. It’s a beautiful thing!

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Georgia’s Rural Creative Economy

In my last article I highlighted the need for “Cultural Clarity” in Creative Economies and described the need to better define which creative industries are considered in Georgia’s Creative Economy. In this article I will focus on our state’s investment in the arts, Georgia’s Rural Creative Economy, and how the Film Industry can be a foundation for Rural Economic Development in the state of Georgia.

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Gov. Kemp: Georgia Breaks Tourism Records in 2022 – $73 Billion

“Georgia’s tourism economy is the strongest it’s ever been!” said GDEcD Chief Marketing Officer Mark Jaronski. “The pandemic shut down travel around the globe, but not here. Thanks to the leadership of Governor Kemp, our General Assembly, Commissioner Wilson, and the men and women of our statewide tourism industry, including our state tourism office and expert marketing and communications team, travel to and within Georgia and its ensuing benefits to our state’s economy and Georgians are higher than ever, establishing an unprecedented legacy for years to come.”

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Governor Kemp Discusses Georgia’s Film Industry, Rural Growth, and Business Competitiveness with Game Changers host, Angela Ward

As part of our strategic partnership with Game Changers, Georgia Entertainment is excited to share this interview between Angela Ward and Georgia Governor Brian Kemp.  As a result of this alliance, we cast a spotlight on the ever-evolving entertainment sphere, celebrating its rich diversity and showcasing the talent and leadership propelling it forward.

Esteemed Marketing Executive Tirrell D. Whittley Joins Anthony Hemingway’s Health Documentary ‘Sugar Daddy’ as Executive Producer

The Founder and CEO of leading marketing agency, LIQUID SOUL, brings experience working with major companies like Disney, Warner Bros and AT&T. The innovator plans to use his expertise to elevate the film and launch important conversations surrounding health disorders due to overconsumption of sugar in the African-American community.

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Jesup Film Festival Coming in October

The Jesup Film Festival is thrilled to announce its inaugural event. This year, the Jesup Film Festival promises to be an unforgettable celebration of cinematic excellence, bringing together filmmakers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts.

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Georgia Breaks Economic Development Records for Third Year in a Row

“Economic development across Georgia is critical if we wish to remain the No. 1 state in which to do business and the best state to live, work, and raise a family,” said Lt. Governor Burt Jones. “The upward momentum over the last few years is part of a larger trend where Georgia has secured its role as an economic and business hub of the Southeast. We look forward to continuing to support cooperation and solutions-oriented initiatives.”

Texas Film, Video Game Industries in the Spotlight

Creative professionals making feature films and video games in Texas aren’t just competing with projects in the media meccas of Los Angeles and New York City. They’re vying with productions made in states with generous incentives and tax credits for film and games. Georgia has dominated in incentivizing film production; New Mexico offers sizeable tax credits; and Oklahoma’s cash rebates make it a serious contender.

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Augusta, Georgia: Why is it so special for filmmakers?

Beyond the Southern hospitality, Augusta has the resources to serve as an ideal filming location. Film Augusta reports millions have been generated in economic impact by films shooting in the city. Hundreds of local cast + crew have been employed on productions since 2019. In the past 5 years. Watch this.

Coastal Georgia: Lights, Camera, Action

It’s lights, camera, action in the Peach State and the movie industry is booming, opening up some pretty incredible opportunities for locals to join the casts of productions happening in and around Savannah.

Paramount Decides Against Selling BET Majority Stake

The move to take down the “for sale” sign for the unit — which includes the BET channel, streamer BET+ as well as VH1 and BET Studios — follows publicly expressed interest from the likes of moguls Tyler Perry, Byron Allen, Sean “Diddy” Combs and others in acquiring a majority interest. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported Paramount’s decision to end the bidding process for BET.

Beth Moore Explores Legal Landscape for Muralists in Art Business News

While mural artwork can become a beloved community landmark for members of the public, the painters who create these fixtures and property owners of their “canvases” face a complex legal framework related to the actual ownership of the work, as well as the production, maintenance, and protection of the murals as one-of-a-kind pieces of art and investments in the property.

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SIEGE Joining Forces with DreamHack Dec. 15-17

DreamHack, the world’s largest gaming lifestyle festival, and SIEGE, the longest-running professional game development conference in the South, have combined forces to make this year’s events bigger and better than ever before. Running Dec. 14-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta, SIEGE is bringing a roster of renowned game developers and indie game studios to join DreamHack’s exciting esports, cosplay, music and more.

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