Film Appreciation Day

Film Appreciation Day

The economic impact of local movies and television production was in sharp focus Wednesday morning as Randy Mills, mayor of Conyers, and Oz Nesbitt, chairman of the Rockdale County Board of Commissioners, proclaimed Wednesday to be Film Industry Appreciation Day. The...
2016 2Q Film Update

2016 2Q Film Update

CREDC continues to actively recruit film industry productions to locate production offices in our community as well as to bring on location filming into our community. CREDC recently reported that John Raulet, President of Raulet Property Partners, purchased 2030 East...
Eastside Stageworks Coming to Conyers

Eastside Stageworks Coming to Conyers

Built by Takahashi Works in 1990 to manufacture heavy equipment cabs (think front end loaders and tractors), in 2000 this plant closed. The property was purchased by Clarence Hall in 2005. This 130,000sf building on 23 acres remained empty until 2009 when Georgia’s...
Warner Bros Makes Donation to Rockdale Career Academy

Warner Bros Makes Donation to Rockdale Career Academy

Warner Bros. Entertainment executives toured RCA on March 23, which ended in a generous surprise donation from the film and television entertainment giant. Mary-Elizabeth Michaels, Director of Community Affairs for Warner Bros. Entertainment, and Trish Standard, Line...

Filming brings major economic impact to Rockdale

By John Ruch Rockdale News jruch@rockdalenews.com With metro Atlanta now known as “Hollywood South” for a bevy of major movie and TV show productions, Rockdale is among the places reaping the financial rewards-and gaining a bit of glamor along the way. In...

‘Sunday Horse’ co-producer visits RCA

Jessica Smith news@rockdalenews.com Rockdale News On a random Friday in May, Rockdale Career Academy students scored a lucky break when a Hollywood producer stopped in to give some insider insight. In town to scout locations for his upcoming film, “The Sunday...