One of the most important things in pre-production is location scouting. Where you decide to shoot is very important to the film and the budget you’re working with. For large films, this often includes a location team. But for smaller budgets, it requires either a dedicated, seasoned person or at least dedicated time from the […]
Filming in Georgia offers a lot of benefits. Of course for larger productions (over $500k) filmed here, there is a 20 percent tax credit. But that aside, the location opportunities for filming in Georgia are boundless. There are the large sound stages (Pinewood/Trilith, EUE/Screen Gems, and Blackhall Studios) in and outside metro Atlanta where more […]
Pinewood Studios had their annual CineGear event down in Fayetteville, GA yesterday. The equipment technology continues to jump by leaps and bounds. From better camera equipment to the latest state-of-the-art lighting, sound, and drone equipment, we were blown away! The panel of cinematographers who spoke about the technology changes of photography and equipment was amazing. […]
Here’s a short film we produced recently for an Atlanta film festival. It’s called “The Shadows of Life”. We had a lot of fun putting this together. It’s kind of a short film nod to the silent film era as well as Citizen Kane’s timeless reflection on life :).
This year’s Magnolia Film Festival was a rousing success. Affectionately known as “The Mag”, it supports the film industry within Mississippi, another state experiencing film growth. The festival is definitely a regional film showcase event, and was the state’s first film festival. Since then, Oxford, Tupelo and Crossroads film festivals have also come a long […]
We were on the documentary panel last night at the Association of Media Professionals (AMP) meeting. And we were supporting our latest documentary project “State-of-Denial”. The documentary is about the extreme marine die-off that has been occurring in Florida. Lots of learning and sharings. AMP has been a great place for us to network and […]