I’m really excited about today’s video because I recently interviewed four of my acting teachers here in Atlanta. The four founding partners of Drama Inc, Jason MacDonald, Catherine Dyer, Scott Poythress, and Claire Bronson.
Combined they have over 100 years of industry experience and over 220 IMDb credits. I’ve taken classes with all four of them, I’ve learned a lot from all four of them, and I think you’re going to get a lot out of our conversation because they’ve lived and worked in Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. So they can really speak to the differences in all three markets.
During the interview we talk about how they got to where they are,...
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Back in 2015, when I was still living in Ohio, I had no idea the film industry even existed in Atlanta. If you’re the same way, then let me help you out and give you a brief history lesson.
In 2008, Georgia passed a tax credit that gave productions a huge financial incentive to bring their projects to the state. With dollar signs in their eyes, Hollywood producers started bringing big budget productions to Georgia, the vast majority of them to the Atlanta area.
So now fast forward to 2020. What has happened in Georgia in the past decade? Well,...