Georgia’s rapidly growing film industry has more jobs than qualified workers — so much so that the industry is importing employees from other states.
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An emerging industry. Georgia is home to some of the biggest television and film productions in world, from TV’s “The Walking Dead” to “The Hunger Games” film franchise. Local and state governments in Georgia — who provide lucrative tax incentives to film companies — see the industry as a significant job creator now and in the future. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will continue to analyze whether job creation measures up to the lucrative tax breaks the state grants the film industry. To read some of the AJC’s coverage of the film industry, go to myajc.com/atlantamovies.