ATLANTA — Governor Nathan Deal recognized the film industry's economic impact on the state of Georgia by observing Film Day on Wednesday, March 15 at the State Capitol. Georgia-based productions generated more than $7 billion in economic impact during the 2016 fiscal year alone. Deal described Georgia's booming film industry as a "significant piece of the reason why Georgia has been named the number one state in the nation in which to do business for four consecutive years."
Two hundred guests from across different sectors of Georgia's film industry gathered at the University of North Georgia campus in Oakwood on Feb. 24, coming together for the Georgia Production Partnership's first North Georgia regional meeting. The event was a partnership between the GPP, North Georgia Film Office, UNG and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office. The meeting emphasized the opportunity that the film and television industry brings to all of Georg
The Holly Theater in Dahlonega will host a screening of "The Founders" at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. The Founders is the iconic story of 13 women who battled society, prejudice and preconception to create a lasting, global sporting legacy by creating the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) in 1950. .
Long overdue, this film is about finally recognizing those unseen efforts and identifying The Founders as true icons of sport and equality. The film isn’t just fo