Georgia TV and Filmmakers Get Hefty Tax Incentive

Atlanta may be the new Hollywood


Entertainment attorney Christine White and Reginald Hudlin, writer, film director and producer, will be at the highly anticipated Entrepreneurs Summit May 13-16 in Atlanta, Georgia. Participating in our It’s Called Show BUSINESS session, both panelists are sharing industry insight on career management, brand building and generating profits across multiple revenue streams.

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When it comes to show business, Georgia, Atlanta in particular, has grown popular among film and TV makers since the peachy state’s appealing tax incentive implementation. “Qualifying productions receive a 20% tax credit, plus an additional 10% credit for embedding a Georgia promotional logo in your film title or credits,” according to the state’s official site. Qualifying productions can include feature films, television series, commercials, music videos, animation and game development.

Due to its incentive program, launched in 2008,  Georgia-licensed feature films and television productions generated an economic impact of $5.1 billion in 2014 alone. Popular works featured in Georgia have included Fast & Furious 7, Dumb and Dumber To, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit hosted by Nationwide is set for May 13–16, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Expect innovative sessions, high-powered speakers, and an early peek at the products, trends, and services you’ll need to stay ahead of the curve. To register and find out more, visit Join us at the Entrepreneurs Summit, Where Innovation and Capital Meet.



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