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Lights, camera, zombies! Georgia is being hailed as the new Hollywood and chances are, you've heard of a movie or show being filmed near your town. That means there are countless career opportunities in the entertainment industry. And it doesn't just include the movie business. We visit filmmakers as well as musicians, cartoon designers, and even people who tell us what the weather is going to be like. So grab your umbrella, and don't wear green. Trust us.
Career Fair

This is "technically" where the Fast Forward series begins—at a career fair in Dalton. Starting with an overview of Georgia-based STEM careers and companies, we include a look at Shaw Industries...

Turner/Adult Swim

Some of television's most popular networks make their home in midtown Atlanta, so Fast Forward goes behind the scenes to find out what makes these networks … work. We learn all about their...

The Weather Channel

Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it. Well, Fast Forward does! We interview multiple on-air and off-air Weather Channel employees, showing a variety of...

Fox Theatre

What makes the fabulous Fox Theatre so fabulous? Great question! And that’s just what we ask the folks who work at the Fox. They answer by giving us an exclusive backstage tour, as well as an on-...

Meddin Studios

It’s true that Georgia is about 2,000 miles from Hollywood, but the film and television industries are actually much closer. In fact, they're right here in Georgia. We talk with the people at...

Raleigh Studios

There are big things coming out of the little town of Senoia—like the most popular TV show in the history of cable, for example. That’s right, it’s shot at Raleigh Studios, about an hour’s drive...

Raleigh Studios

There are big things coming out of the little town of Senoia, Georgia—like the most popular TV show in the history of cable, for example. That’s right, it’s shot at Raleigh Studios, about an hour’s drive south of Atlanta. We go behind the scenes and talk with the experts about what it takes to create the fictional world of The Walking Dead.

Meddin Studios

It’s true that Georgia is about 2,000 miles from Hollywood, but the film and television industries are much closer. In fact they're right here in Georgia. We talk with the people at Meddin Studios in Savannah to learn why film and television are where you'll find Georgia’s fastest-growing job markets.

Fox Theatre

What makes the fabulous Fox Theatre so fabulous? Great question! And that’s just what we ask the folks who work at the Fox. They answer by giving us an exclusive backstage tour, as well as an on-stage tour, and even an under-the-stage tour. And we tell the “theatrical” story as you’d expect—in three acts.

The Weather Channel

Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it. Well Fast Forward does! We interview multiple on-air and off-air Weather Channel employees, showing a variety of opportunities: meteorologists, radio personalities, designers, and IT personnel.

Turner/Adult Swim

Some of television's most popular networks make their home in midtown Atlanta, so Fast Forward goes behind the scenes to find out what makes these networks…work. We learn about the creative technology behind them, as well as other aspects of multilevel media.

Career Fair

This is "technically" where the Fast Forward series begins—at a career fair in Dalton. Starting with an overview of Georgia based STEM careers and companies, we include a look at Shaw Industries and their work with green technologies. Teachable Moments include an explanation of how to find the energy required to convert solids into liquids and gases.