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$150M Investment Aims To Strengthen Georgia Film’s Achilles’ Heel

The $150 million investment is to be channeled into the Georgia film industry — specifically post-production facilities and training programs.
The $150 million investment is to be channeled into the Georgia film industry — specifically post-production facilities and training programs.
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Georgia’s billion-dollar film industry is a star for the Georgia economy, but it still loses too much post-production work to Hollywood.

Len Gibson and Wayne Overstreet say it doesn’t have to be that way. Their new company, Go Media Productions, is investing $150 million into Georgia’s film business that will keep those important post-production jobs like film-editing, sound design and special effects from being lost to the West Coast.

“Until we’re able to secure post-production we will always be susceptible to Hollywood deciding they could leave,” Overstreet told Atlanta Business Chronicle. “We indirectly assure that the $150 million is spent in Georgia, on business in Georgia, and with Georgia firms.”

Read the full story at Atlanta Business Chronicle >>