The Film Business is Hot in Georgia!

According to information just released by the GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Georgia-lensed feature films and television productions generated an economic impact of $5.1 billion during Fiscal Year 2014. The 158 feature film and television productions that shot in Georgia spent $1.4 billion during that time.

According to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the motion picture and television industry is responsible for more than 77,900 jobs and $3.8 billion in total wages in Georgia, including indirect jobs and wages. Nearly 23,500 people are directly employed by the motion picture and television industry in Georgia, including 8,188 production-related employees.

Did you know that each year, BronzeLens Film Festival presents a Production in Georgia: Status Report? Every year this panel kicks off the Festival?s education component by providing insight on the state?s regulations, and on current and future production opportunities for film and TV crew positions as well as actors. Don?t miss it. Just another reason to register for 2014 BronzeLens Film Festival. Register Now!

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