It’s no secret that over the last decade, Georgia has emerged as a major player in the film production industry. However, many are likely unaware that a major factor behind that growth has been the state’s competitive tax incentive program for the entertainment industry. In fact, since the inception of this program in 2008, Georgia has seen a 376 percent increase in film industry jobs.
A recent state-conducted audit has sparked conversation about the future of Georgia’s film tax credits and raised questions among the state’s film industry, which has benefited significantly from the program.
Last month, Peter Stathopoulos, who has helped to shape the program, joined Chuck Thomas on the Atlanta Film Chat podcast to discuss this very issue. Tune in to the full podcast to hear what Peter has to say about these developments and what he sees for the future of Georgia’s film industry.