With the average American watching more than five hours of television daily, and the U.S. entertainment and media market expected to reach 589 billion in 2015, it is no surprise that new television and film projects are constantly in production across the nation. And as the entertainment industry continues to expand to cities, including Dallas and Atlanta, many television and movie production companies are getting creative with the sets used for filming. Often, depending on the production’s plot, scenes are shot in outside and remote locations located far from the highly sophisticated studios located in major metro cities. (more…)
While it may be getting colder outside, the NFL and college football seasons are heating up. Football fans are gearing up for playoff season, anxiously awaiting which team will end up going all the way to the championship. To the fans, game day is an opportunity to spend the afternoon or evening with approximately 80,000 or more of their “closest” friends. So, in recent years, why are more and more fans willing to pass up the in-person game experience in return for spending game days in sports bars or even their own living rooms? – connectivity. (more…)
It’s September and for music fans in and around Atlanta that means only one thing – Music Midtown. Music festivals have always been big-ticket events for the music industry and fans, alike. These large-scale events provide fans the opportunity to see a variety of the hottest acts perform in one arena, and provide the cities that host them with flocks of visiting fans contributing to economic growth. Music Midtown, established in 1994, took a hiatus in the mid 2000s, and made a powerful comeback in 2011 and continues gaining traction year after year. At its peak, the annual outdoor event...
From reality television to blockbuster movies, the entertainment industry has something to offer everyone. When people discover a production is being shot and filmed close to their vicinity, it is easy to see why there’s a sense of excitement in the air – famous talent, behind-the-scenes exclusivity and a feeling that they are a part of this largely viewed project. (more…)