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‘Ladie’s Night’ is melting pot of standup

‘Ladie’s Night’ is melting pot of standup | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it

This looOnce a month, three local filmmakers showcase comedy sketches in a variety-show style at The Village Theatre. The name of the show may be grammatically incorrec

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This looks like a fun one! 

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Georgia’s film and television industry economic impact reaches $6 billion in fiscal 2015 - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Georgia’s film and television industry economic impact reaches $6 billion in fiscal 2015 - Atlanta Business Chronicle | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Superheroes and superheroines had a big economic impact in the Peach State in fiscal 2015.
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I'm thinking the number of Georgian's employed....believe it or not could be higher. 

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Lights, Camera, Action: Local Leaders Break Ground On Miami Film Studio - CBS Local

Lights, Camera, Action: Local Leaders Break Ground On Miami Film Studio - CBS Local | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Local leaders broke ground Friday to make way for a new film and television studio in Miami. Actually, it was more of a demolition ceremony than ground breaking.
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It would seem that building movie studios in the Southeastern U.S. is quite the rage! Glad to be a part of helping these people find their new homes in the Peach State and Atlanta! 

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Medient Studios hires Choate for movie studio construction - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Medient Studios hires Choate for movie studio construction - Atlanta Business Chronicle | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Medient Studios Inc. has hired Choate Construction Co. as construction manager for its movie studio project near Savannah.
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Ready For Its Close Up - Georgia Trend

Ready For Its Close Up - Georgia Trend | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
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Great article and mentions about the newly opened Pinewood Studios Atlanta AND the upcoming Atlanta Media Campus and Studios! 

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Where the money from your movie ticket really goes - Straight.com (blog)

Where the money from your movie ticket really goes - Straight.com (blog) | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Straight.com (blog) Where the money from your movie ticket really goes Straight.com (blog) He explained where the money really goes when he took part in a panel discussion at the Whistler Film Festival's industry conference, the Summit, on December...
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Living Near Pinewood Studios Atlanta | La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Fayetteville GA - My Midtown Mojo

Living Near Pinewood Studios Atlanta | La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant Fayetteville GA - My Midtown Mojo | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
My first visit to La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant in Fayetteville GA was not the most memorable. Restaurants convenient to Pinewood Studios Atlanta
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Does Movie Production in Atlanta have "carte blanche?" - My Midtown Mojo

Does Movie Production in Atlanta have "carte blanche?" - My Midtown Mojo | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
What is the impact of movie production in Atlanta? Both economic and social. Movie Production in Atlanta is providing a huge economic impact in the state.
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Who Do You Target With Your Marketing? Buyers Or Their Agents? | FranklinMANewHomes.Com

Who Do You Target With Your Marketing? Buyers Or Their Agents? | FranklinMANewHomes.Com | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Who Do You Target With Your Marketing? Buyers Or Their Agents?
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I can't tell you how many listings I see on a daily basis where the Listing Agent has left off details...sq. footage, HOA fee, HOA Contact, tax information, incorrect HOA information...and the list goes on. 

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Questions for Paul Kostick, Location Scout

Questions for Paul Kostick, Location Scout | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Paul Kostick, a location scout for film and advertising shoots, has seen the inside of more of the city’s homes than most New Yorkers.
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Celebrities and the wealthy find ways to keep home sales secret

Celebrities and the wealthy find ways to keep home sales secret | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Madonna is selling her Beverly Hills estate, but she doesn't want you to know about it.

Via Jane Peters www.homejane.com
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'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' filmed in metro Atlanta - WXIA-TV

'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' filmed in metro Atlanta - WXIA-TV | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
WXIA-TV'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' filmed in metro AtlantaWXIA-TVREX, Ga. -- A Hollywood production crew spent several months early last year filming a new Disney movie, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, in and around metro Atlanta.
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Georgia enticing film production companies with tax incentive credit

Georgia enticing film production companies with tax incentive credit | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Money talks and Georgia aims to continue throwing it around to Hollywood in order to keep actors and moviemaking within the Peach State.
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Tyler Perry's New Movie Studio to Create Over 5,000 Jobs

Tyler Perry's New Movie Studio to Create Over 5,000 Jobs | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
The new Tyler Perry Studios will film 10 to 20 productions at once and hire over 5,000 people. Filmmaker Tyler Perry is planning on building more than a mo
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Bond producers say screenplay stolen in Sony hack - WTVM

Bond producers say screenplay stolen in Sony hack - WTVM | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
The producers of James Bond films have acknowledged that an early version of the screenplay for the new movie "SPECTRE" was among the material stolen in the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures...
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Ruh Roo! 

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State eyes launch of ‘Georgia Film Academy’ - Atlanta Business Chronicle

State eyes launch of ‘Georgia  Film Academy’ - Atlanta Business Chronicle | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
State eyes launch of ‘Georgia Film Academy’
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It will certainly help to beef up the work force in Georgia for the film industry...but it needs to happen fast. You can't  train for these positions overnight! 

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Tyler Perry believed to be buyer of massive Douglas County...

Tyler Perry believed to be buyer of massive Douglas County... | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
A massive Douglas County property once slated for more than 1,300 residences has been sold to a company with apparent ties to entertainment mogul Tyler Perry.
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Perry also owns 30+ acres adjacent to his current Atlanta Studio that can be further developed. Atlanta is ON FIRE when it comes to the film and television industry! Now, we just need more permanent shows to be filmed here. 

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Living Near Pinewood Studios Atlanta | Azul Tequila Taqueria and Cantina - My Midtown Mojo

Living Near Pinewood Studios Atlanta | Azul Tequila Taqueria and Cantina - My Midtown Mojo | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Azul Tequlia Taqueria and Cantina in Peachtree City on Highway 54 is a fabulous Mexican restaurant for anyone Living Near Pinewood Studios Atlanta
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This really was some really good Mexican food. I probably should of had a margarita!

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Georgia Tech Discovers Secrets to Increasing Twitter Followers

Georgia Tech Discovers Secrets to Increasing Twitter Followers | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
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So THIS is what I need to do....

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‘Let’s Be Cops’, starring Nina Dobrev, begins filming in Atlanta

‘Let’s Be Cops’, starring Nina Dobrev, begins filming in Atlanta | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Let’s Be Cops was spotted filming near the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta, GA today. The comedy follows a pair of buddies who hatch a plan to impersonate police officers but soon find themselves in over their heads.
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Homes selling faster as buyers outpace supply

Homes selling faster as buyers outpace supply | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Homes sold faster last month than in any February since 2007 as eager buyers overran the supply of homes for sale, industry figures show.
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Buyer's have to be quick on the draw and ready to pull the trigger in this market. YOU ARE NOT ALONE and if you "sleep on it" you may not be "sleeping IN it"!"

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Movie Production Grows in Atlanta | East Mountain Studios

Movie Production Grows in Atlanta | East Mountain Studios | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
  This past week, I got yet another glimpse of the ever growing movie/television industry in Atlanta, which is been dubbed “Hollywood South.” And there appears to be no signs of st...
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Fast and Furious 5 filmed here while in Atlanta!

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ATLwood: The final word on the Hunger Games filming here is ... - Creative Loafing Atlanta

Creative Loafing AtlantaATLwood: The final word on the Hunger Games filming here is ...Creative Loafing AtlantaLooks decent - might this start a trend of decent films made here?
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Oh No They Didn't! - New Vince Vaughn Movie The Internship Is ...

Oh No They Didn't! - New Vince Vaughn Movie The Internship Is ... | Georgia Film & TV | Scoop.it
Parts of Georgia Tech will soon be transformed into a movie set as 20th Century Fox begins production on “The Internship,” starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. Set preparations for the movie will begin this week, with ...
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