Entertainment (Virtual) Forum - 240328
“Growth of Film Industry in Georgia” presented by Craig Dominey, Senior Film Location Specialist at Georgia Film Office
The PMI Atlanta Entertainment Forum is focused on expanding knowledge and appreciation of Project Management and its benefits in unconventional fields by providing informational, educational, and networking events for individuals in various roles in the entertainment industry.
Entertainment Industry = those businesses involved in providing entertainment
• Media – film, television, radio, theater
• Fine arts
• Digital - Gaming
Georgia is now recognized as one of the top 3 markets for film and television production along with Los Angeles and New York City. How did this industry grow so rapidly in Georgia? We will discuss how the Georgia Film Office recruits film and TV projects to the state, the economic impact this industry brings and resources the Georgia Film Office provides for businesses and property owners to market themselves to the entertainment industry.
Craig Dominey is the Creator and Manager of the State of Georgia’s Camera Ready Program, a groundbreaking initiative enabling county representatives to promote their unique shooting locations and other production assets directly to film and television producers. Craig oversees a network of 159 Georgia counties, training Camera Ready county liaisons on how to work with the entertainment industry.
Craig also serves as the Senior Film Location Specialist for the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Office. For over 20 years, his primary job has been to promote the state to production companies as a shooting location for feature films, television shows and other media productions. Craig scouts and photographs a wide variety of shooting locations throughout Georgia based on the scene requirements of a particular screenplay.
Craig graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in Speech Communication – Radio/TV/Film. He has served on the board of directors of Atlanta Film Festival 365, a media arts center devoted to independent film, and worked as a scriptwriter for numerous commercials and corporate videos. Craig has also served as a contributing writer for regional websites, magazines, and newspapers.
Thursday, March 28, 2024, 6:00-7:15 PM
You will receive an email from the PMI Atlanta Chapter with the webinar link 24 hours before the event start time.
Meeting content, presenter, and location are subject to change. Refunds will not be made for changes in meeting content, presenters, or locations.
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|03-28-2024 6:00 pm