A new professional social network backed by some major Hollywood names is hoping to help Atlanta's film industry workers connect with productions across the state.
A Hollywood production team is setting up temporary offices in downtown Macon to film a major motion picture backed by big names and benefactors that bankrolled the $8.5 million project.
Georgia's film industry is once again in the spotlight — against the backdrop of an increasingly politicized climate in the state.
Film and television productions spent $4.4 billion in the Peach State in fiscal 2022, which ended June 30, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday. That’s up from the previous record of $4 billion set in fiscal 2021.
The General Assembly passed legislation two years ago requiring all film productions located in Georgia to undergo mandatory audits by the state Department of Revenue or third-party auditors selected by the agency.
The Blackhall Studios expansion is expected to make it the largest film studio in the state.
The musical version of "The Color Purple" is set to begin filming in Macon. The original 1985 film starred Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey and was based on Eatonton native Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning book.
Georgia senators have proposed a much more modest income tax cut than the $1.1 billion plan passed by the House, and also want to sharply reduce tax breaks for film and television productions that have been credited with transforming the state into one of the world's biggest filming hubs.
Atlanta film workers live a life that many moviegoers never get to see or consider — one full of shoots with long hours and challenging workloads.
Negotiators for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees - the country’s largest film worker union have reached a tentative agreement with production companies averting a strike. But whether it holds remains to be seen.
One of the nation’s largest film and television unions voted Monday to authorize a strike, which could have a huge impact on Georgia’s film industry.
A street in downtown Macon is being transformed for the production of a Tyler Perry film that was written by Perry 26 years ago. A Jazzman’s Blues, a story that follows an investigation into an unsolved murder that unveils a story of forbidden love, will be filming in Macon on Friday and Saturday.
Movies and TV productions filmed in Georgia generated $101 million in wages for members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees during the first quarter of this year, Lee Thomas, the state Department of Economic Development’s deputy commissioner for film, music and digital entertainment, told members of the agency’s board Wednesday.
Director Antoine Fuqua and actor Will Smith's new film Emancipation will not be shot in Georgia — further fallout from Georgia's controversial new elections law. Local industry workers react.
As some film celebrities, including Star Wars' Mark Hamill, call for a boycott of Georgia's film industry in response to the newly passed elections law, some industry workers say the effort is misdirected.