Thanks to Georgia’s competitive tax incentives the motion picture business is experiencing a gold rush of productions during the last few months of this year. As of mid-September 2008, producers from six different projects were scrambling to secure department heads and local technicians to work on the following
Despite the issues surrounding his production facility, Tyler Perry’s brand name continues to shine as evidenced by the media outlets he’s been spotted in during his recent promotion for his third film, “Daddy’s Little Girls,” which was filmed in Atlanta this past fall. Some of the more interesting appearances (besides the obligatory chat with Regis Philbun) include
UPDATE: This story has been edited to reflect new information since the time of its original posting. Certain unsubstantiated details have been removed as we’re not in the investigative reports business…. This story has been bouncing around the Atlanta film community for more than a week and enough reports are drifting in from enough different directions that we’ve decided to go ahead and post the current information we have about Tyler Perry‘s studio renovation snafu, which centers around a legal detail called a construction permit (or the lack thereof). While Mr. Perry’s company is likely to face steep fines and construction changes, the bigger impact will surely be on his production schedule.