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New Footloose Movie Trailer Hits Web

by on Jun.22, 2011, under Coming Soon

Why looky what we just found, a brand new shiny trailer for the movie “Footloose”! The folks at MTV Films are hoping that you’ll be kicking off your Sunday shoes and breaking out your best #Footloose hashtags on Twitter leading up to the October debut of the Georgia-lensed remake of the classic 80s hit. Time will tell if Director Craig Brewer (Hustle and Flow) is able to catch lightning in a bottle the same way that the original film did, but we’re looking forward to cutting a rug to his new film this October. Congratulations to all of you who participated in this production! More photos and the video after the cut! (continue reading…)

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X-Men Are Coming to Georgia

by on Sep.13, 2010, under News

X-Men Come to Georgia

After weeks of whispered rumors that a “really big movie already in production over in London” was scouting coastal Georgia, the news has officially broken that the latest installment in the Marvel Comics X-Men franchise, entitled “X-Men : First Class”, should begin filming in Georgia in late 2010. While early reports indicated that Savannah or Tybee Island were likely contenders for a production office, the latest indications are that the production is considering (continue reading…)

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The Effect of Film Tourism on Georgia

by on Jan.12, 2010, under Filming

Today we’re featuring a YouTube video by Craig Miller, co-President of the Georgia Production Partnership, owner of Craig Miller Productions, and Executive Producer of C Pictures. Craig’s video “Film Tourism in GA” neatly sums up what professionals in the motion picture industry have long known: the unsung “ripple” effect of the movie business is that it can (and does) help drive tourism to filming locations. In the tourism business this is known as “Film Tourism”; a type of tourism directly driven by a desire to visit real life filming locations seen in movies and television shows. For 70 years the film (continue reading…)

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Farrelly Brothers Give Georgia “Hall Pass”

by on Jan.06, 2010, under News

The Farrelly Brothers

We’ve been aware since late November that the Farrelly brothers (pictured above), famous for comedies like “Dumb & Dumber” and “There’s Something About Mary”, were likely to be bringing a new project to Georgia and yesterday Variety took the news public that “Hall Pass” would begin production in late February (consult the Variety link for details on the (continue reading…)

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Georgia Refining Entertainment Tax Incentives

by on Jan.04, 2010, under News

Updates to Georgia Tax Incentives

The Georgia Department of Economic Development has given public notice that it plans to officially adopt a new chapter (159-1-1), under the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act, entitled “Film Tax Credit”, which shall provide guidance, definition and general clarification and refinement to the code section concerning the motion picture industry in Georgia. The proposed additions are up for public review and comment until January 29th and may be made in (continue reading…)

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