We are thrilled by this glowing review from the Spectrum Originals TV series Panhandle! We love that the production has such high praise for our locations, cast, and crew! Congratulations to all that made this happen!
“Panhandle”, follows eccentric Bell Prescott (Luke Kirby), an agoraphobic arm-chair detective and a reluctant traffic cop Cammie Lorde (Tiana Okoye) as they investigate a murder in their small Florida town.
The series premiered on September 26 and is streaming Spectrum TV on your Roku device!
On Saturday Sept 24th, “Dying for a Crown,” locally know as “A Home Coming to Remember,” premiered on the Lifetime Network!
The film was shot exclusively in the Savannah region and was Inspired by true events!
Description : “Lydia Campbell (Jennifer Titus) and her daughter Elle (Catharine Daddario) have just relocated to Florida from Los Angeles under mysterious circumstances. Lydia is the new Assistant Principal at Bellview High where Elle is a senior. Being new to town, both are looking to live a better life and will do anything to achieve it. As prom season begins, With Lydia by her side, Elle stops at nothing to gain popularity and become homecoming queen.”
Georgia Film Academy seeks Film & Television Production Instructor for Savannah, GA for Spring 2023!
The Georgia Film Academy is seeking a film production professional to deliver curriculum at the undergraduate level to students interested in launching a career in film and television production in Savannah, GA. The course. GFA 1000 Intro to on Set Film Production includes study of on-set production crafts such as: Grip, Electric, Lighting, Camera, Sound, Art Department, Wardrobe, Locations and more. As an instructor, you serve as a guide to translate set etiquette, terminology and protocols to students in a way that makes it become a second language and prepares them for success in the industry.
-5+ years of Film & Television on-set production experience. Union productions preferred
-College Degree preferred
-Teaching experience is a plus, but not required
If interested, please email your resume to Cassandra.firstname.lastname@example.org
** Please note this is reposted from Bill Marinella Casting in Savannah. The Savannah Regional Film Commission has nothing to do with casting and does not have any further information for you. Please go to the link to learn more.
October 2022 Production Assistant Training Class taught by Witt Lacy (DGA)
We are now accepting applications for an upcoming PA Training Class taught by DGA Assistant Director, Witt Lacy. This training is offered at no cost and is ideal for those who want to, and are serious about, starting to work in the entertainment industry. The class will take place Saturday October 1st & Sunday October 2nd – 8AM to 4PM (Each Day). You MUST be available both training days, be at least 18 years old, have legal status to work within the United States, and a local resident of the Savannah region. COVID-19 protocols will be observed. Student applicants must be seniors, or graduate students with open availability to work. Spaces are limited and submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance into the training.
DEADLINE is Wednesday Sept 21st
Please follow the link and fill out the application form.
The Savannah-lensed crime dramedy Panhandle has an official premiere date on Spectrum. Spectrum Originals will debut the first two episodes of the eight part series on Sept 26th. Details and synopsis were shared in this great online article from Variety.com .
After premiering at this year’s Tribeca Festival, the Savannah-lensed Crooked Trees Gon Give Me Wings is available to stream. The film is described as “Savannah’s moss-covered forests, with all its whispering winds and enchanted branches, are alive to Bertie Bee Hooks, the gifted granddaughter of an experienced midwife. As she absorbs the wisdom of folk medicine, Bertie Bee will work with her mystical connection to the spirit world as she becomes exposed to the tragedies of a wounded American past.”
The short film was a part of the Indeed Rising Voices program, a collaboration with Lena Waithe, Hillman Grad Productions, Ventureland, and 271 Films. This program aims to discover, invest in and amplify stories created by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) filmmakers and storytellers.