Georgia Production Partnership Names New Officers and Executive Board
ATLANTA, January 10, 2012 – The Georgia Production Partnership (GPP), the voice of filmmaking in the state of Georgia, installed its new Officers and Executive Board at their first 2012 general membership meeting, January 10th. General members elected the new slate Officers and Board Members to represent their organization in December.
The new Executive Board members for 2012 are Steve Mensch (Co-President)Turner Studios, Craig Miller (Co-President) Craig Miller Productions, Bill VanDerKloot (Immediate Past President) Vanderkloot Film and Television, Trish Taylor (Vice President) Actor, Randall Franks (Secretary) actor/musician, Clark Cofer, (Membership) Video Copy Services, Michelle Kabashinki, (Fundraising/Communications) Actor, Shay Griffin (Governmental Affairs) The Chez Group and Brennen Dicker (Internal Governance) Crawford Media Services.
The Georgia Production Partnership spearheaded the passage of the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act of 2008, which has placed Georgia among the top five states in the nation for film and TV production; more than 327 film and television productions were shot in Georgia during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2011, delivering an economic impact of $2.4 billion, according to state officials.
The Georgia Production Partnership meets the first Tuesday of every month to discuss the issues and challenges that face the film and television production community.
About Georgia Production Partnership. Established in 1995, The Georgia Production Partnership is a not-for-profit coalition of companies and individuals who are active in the state’s film, video, music and interactive game industries. In a little over a decade, their membership has grown considerably with directors, producers, writers, TV and film crew professionals, broadcast and television studios, casting directors, actors and other entertainments professions rounding out their roster.