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What is the Macon FIlm Guild?

What is the Macon FIlm Guild?

Connor Cable

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Macon is a town with such rich history; it can sometimes be hard to believe that the city is well into the 21st century. Specifically, Georgia’s booming film industry has been the home for many high-profile film and television productions, and Macon is no exception. With all of the up and coming o...

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

‘Arrival’ captivates with exceptional writing and incredible performances

Will Darragh, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Unlike other action-based sci-fi movies, “Arrival” captivates without using a series of high-intensity action scenes with advanced technological weapons. Instead, it presents a story that speaks to the mind and to the soul.

“The Perfect Guy” offers an intense, believable thriller

“The Perfect Guy” offers an intense, believable thriller

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Writers Alan B. McElroy and Tyger Williams have a way of finding horror in realistic situations.  They start with an everyday scenario, then ask, “but what if something goes wrong?” For instance, take their recent film “The Perfect Guy,” a story about a career-driven woman who finds herself ...

Indie film ‘Not My Life’ documents reality of modern slavery

Indie film ‘Not My Life’ documents reality of modern slavery

January 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Reviews, Showcase

“Not My Life” is a wake-up call. There exists a reality about human trafficking that is largely unidentified by the majority of the population. It is ultimately a crime that stems from archaic social structures. Yet, the practice has survived and is substantially present every day, all around us. It...

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Movie Causes Waves Through Macon, GA

Chelsey Guy

January 28, 2015


Filed under City, News, State

Macon has become a prime location for filmmakers and TV producers. With films being filmed in Macon and going off to have great success, Macon as well as other cities in Georgia is becoming quite the hub for the visual entertainment industry. “It’s been great to see the excitement of people seeing...

PHOTOS: Macon hosts 6th MAGA film festival

PHOTOS: Macon hosts 6th MAGA film festival

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February 23, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

[singlepic id=41 h=390 w=weight float=none] Downtown Macon hosted the 6th annual MAGA film festival Feb. 17-20. The festival featured documentaries, student films, feature films, animation and much more. Events took place at The Cox Capitol Theatre, The Douglass Theatre and The Macon Marriott Center....

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