Savannah ‘Georgia Unscripted’ Event to Highlight Coastal Georgia’s Creative Economy

Staff Report

Friday, November 17th, 2023

The Georgia Unscripted Roadshow event’s next stop is on Georgia’s coast on November 18th. The event will be held at the Alida Hotel in the heart of Historic Savannah. The event will highlight entertainment opportunities in the region with a focus on workforce development and local businesses participating in the growth of the creative economy.

“Savannah has been a shining light for many years in Georgia for filmmakers and creatives,” said Randy Davidson, President of Georgia Entertainment. “Combined with tourism, Hyundai and other growth, the region has one of the most balanced and multilayered economies in the state.” The event is timed to follow the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala slated for the evening of November 17th.  

For this event, Georgia Entertainment has partnered with the Savannah Regional Film Commission, Savannah Film Alliance and the Coastal Entertainment Alliance. The purpose of the roadshow events is to highlight Georgia’s creative economy and the impact of the entertainment industry in each community.  This will be the sixth stop on the roadshow. (RSVP HERE.)

This special combined event is presented by the Alida HotelFilmHedgePhilanthroFilms, and South Georgia Studios along with Sapelo Insurance, Bowen Schmidt Entertainment Attorneys, Assembly StudiosBrasfield GorrieICPTrilith Studios, and Yancey Entertainment.

“This will be our first morning event,” said Jezlan Moyet, Senior Vice President of Georgia Entertainment. “With the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala the evening before, it’s the perfect time to continue the celebration with locals the following morning.”

The agenda focuses on education and workforce development, local private/public collaboration and select businesses participating in the growth of the creative economy. 

Companies supporting the combined event include Apache Rental GroupBarnes & Thornburg LLPBarrow Group, Cinelease StudiosCity National BankCabretta CapitalClassic TentsGSB ArchitectsGeorgia Entertainment PR AllianceGeorgia Matters, FitzHenry FilmsFlat Rock StudioGateway 85 CIDGhost GamingGreenspoon Marder LLP, Moonshine Post ProductionPC&EReel Supplies, and Skillshot.

“We are honored to collaborate with organizations like these to highlight each of these communities and share the incredible success stories of local businesses and professionals working in the film and entertainment industries in Georgia,” concluded Moyet.

Other organizations promoting and partnering with the roadshow include the Georgia Department of Economic DevelopmentGeorgia Music PartnersGeorgia Production PartnershipBIG Film and Entertainment AllianceCoastal Entertainment AllianceEntertainment Tourism Alliance of GeorgiaGeorgia Film AcademyGeorgia Screen Entertainment Coalition,  Motion Picture AssociationConsulate General of Israel to the Southeastern United States,  Georgia Game Developers AssociationGeorgia Regional Film and Entertainment Alliance, and Georgia CEO.

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