Mon., May 12, 2014 6:57pm
Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman and the producers of biopic “Midnight Rider” Tuesday asked a Chatham County judge to dismiss Allman’s lawsuit to block the film. They say they are on a “path to resolution” outside court. The lawyers on both sides of the case reportedly stayed late at the courthouse last night hammering out an agreement. The negotiations came after an initial hearing Monday that focused on a fatal train accident on the set of the film about Allman’s life.
Sun., November 10, 2013 8:32am
For 13 years, filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson turned the cameras on their son Idris Brewster and his best friend Seun Summers as they attended one of the most prestigious private schools in New York City. The result of editing more than 500 hours of footage into 135 minutes is the documentary, "American Promise", a film that chronicles the difficulties two boys face as black males in a predominantly white institution. GPB spoke with the directors about the film and how they plan to continue the conversation around black male achievement.
Thu., August 29, 2013 12:58pm
Medient Studios broke gound Thursday on what company officials are calling the nation's largest movie studio. The company plans to build a $90 million facility near Savannah in Effingham County. CEO Manu Kumaran says his business model is to change the world of movie-making.
Thu., June 13, 2013 1:44pm
Just like the film industry, companies in the gaming industry can receive tax credits of up to 30 percent for their production expenses in Georgia. But, some in the industry worry the growth created by these incentives will soon come to an end. Lawmakers passed a $25 million cap on the tax credits that went into effect this year.
Thu., May 23, 2013 8:00am
A film that documented the recovery of an unmarked graveyard in Middle Georgia has won two awards in an international film festival focused on human culture. The film was a collaboration among the Department of Transportation, Georgia Public Broadcasting and New South Associates, Inc.
Thu., May 16, 2013 5:00am
Filming of a movie in the northwest Georgia city of Rome will involve a low-flying helicopter, several road closures and detours and a funeral scene in a local cemetery. Filming of the Dreamworks motion picture "Need for Speed" is set to begin Thursday and continue through Sunday.
Mon., April 29, 2013 7:23am
The British film studio home to the James Bond franchise and other major movie productions is announcing plans for its first U.S. movie production facility. Ivan Dunleavy is the CEO of Pinewood Shepperton PLC. He made the announcement Monday, saying the "agreement is another step forward for the Pinewood brand internationally."
Thu., September 27, 2012 8:00am
For the first time in 15 years, the Savannah Film Festival is planning to screen movies in 3-D. After the festival, the Savannah College of Art and Design will also get to keep the 3-D gear, meaning its film students will get to shoot and screen projects in 3-D.