Fri., March 22, 2013 9:00am
The Savannah Film Office said Thursday it worked with a record number of film projects in 2012 that brought more than $12 million in direct spending to the city. The projects ranged from TV ads to feature films.
Thu., February 7, 2013 12:00pm
Several investors in metro Atlanta have announced plans to build what would be the largest film studio complex in Georgia. The studio is set to open next year with five sound stages on 288 acres in Fayette County, just south of Atlanta.
Mon., September 24, 2012 12:28pm
Officials expect filming of the second movie in "The Hunger Games" trilogy will provide an economic boost to Clayton County, just south of Atlanta. Filming of "Catching Fire" is taking place over the next few months at a man-made water park known as "The Beach" at International Park in the Jonesboro area.
Tue., April 24, 2012 11:22am
If you love movies, baseball, Harrison Ford, or the 1940’s, you may want to head to Macon in June. Producers are looking for hundreds of extras for the film “42”, which is a movie about Jackie Robinson.
Thu., April 14, 2011 4:28pm
A Savannah-shot film gets its national debut this weekend. Robert Redford's "The Conspirator" tells the story of the lone woman charged in President Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Savannah stands in for Civil War era Washington D.C. and gets a lot of screen time. So do extras like Philip Aultman, who appears about a dozen times.
Fri., December 10, 2010 4:29pm
Georgia's film industry is booming and some industry experts say that is proof enough that film tax credits are working. A committee of state lawmakers is reviewing all of Georgia's tax code and is expected to recommend sweeping changes in the upcoming legislative session. On the chopping block could be dozens of tax breaks that cost the state money and don't produce jobs.
Thu., November 18, 2010 10:27pm
Savannah city officials are considering cutting their film office budget. The move is aimed at closing a gap in revenues and spending. But it's striking some in the film industry as short-sighted. The city recently hosted two high-profile movies that brough the area millions of dollars.
Mon., March 8, 2010 5:31pm
One area of Georgia's economy is taking off.
Mon., October 12, 2009 1:54pm
Filming got underway in Savannah for the director's latest movie.
Fri., September 11, 2009 5:17pm
The movie director will shoot a Civil War film in the city where he shot "T