Fri., August 8, 2014 11:18am
The annual Pan African Film Festival is back in Atlanta. Every year, the festival showcases film, art, and other creative works about people of African descent. This year PAFF, will present 55 films from around the world.
Thu., August 7, 2014 12:53pm
The Georgia native screenwriter shares behind-the-scenes stories that inspired his script that will be Medient's first feature film production in Savannah.
Thu., July 24, 2014 2:51am
Heather Henley of Do Savannah and Angel Macauley offer fun events happening in and around Savannah this weekend.
Wed., July 23, 2014 12:48pm
It’s show time in the projection booth of the Parkway Discount Theater in Warner Robins. Second run blockbusters, sometimes only weeks past their top grossing prime, snake around the room on 35 mm film. Superheroes and giant robots flicker and bounce on the screens below. Alicia Bowers manages this theater. With 10 years in the business, she’s worked with both digital and film. "When we first got rid of film it was kind of nostalgic to come back to it, but now it’s like ‘This is a lot of work’," Bowers said.
Wed., July 9, 2014 1:34pm
A Nevada judge has effectively stopped the business operations of a Savannah film studio for now - a month after a shakeup at the company. The judge in Nevada’s Second Judicial District Court has granted a temporary restraining order against Medient Studios at the request of ousted CEO Manu Kumaran. The injunction prohibits Medient from issuing new stock, spending money belonging to the company, signing new contracts,or “any and all other business operations involving Medient.” A hearing in the case is scheduled for July 23 in Reno, Nevada.
Thu., July 3, 2014 1:50pm
Three filmmakers are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Georgia in the death of a camera assistant killed on the set of a Gregg Allman biopic. A grand jury in Wayne County Superior Court has indicted director Randall Miller and producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish. 27-year-old Sarah Jones was hit by a train and died while filming “Midnight Rider” in coastal Georgia in February. Several other crew members injured.
Thu., June 12, 2014 9:02am
The film company near Savannah is so far declining to confirm CEO Manu Kumaran's statement that he has been forced out.