Production with a Purpose™

Committed to Community

Kane Studio is in the heart of southwest Georgia with a community eager to welcome the Film Industry. Our schools, technical colleges, and universities are prepared to train an exceptional workforce for the industry. We are also proud to support a local farming initiative, helping sustain our community and supporting the organization's important mission.

Anchored by Education

Kane Studio will be a regional education program in partnership with two and four-year colleges. The two-year technical college program will provide for the training of the skilled studio jobs. By working with Albany Technical College and two other technical college programs located within a 60-mile radius, specialty craft courses will fulfill the workforce need. Additionally, some productions are given access to free or deeply discounted sound stages and production equipment.

PROMOTING MORE THAN JUST PARITY

REAL INCENTIVES FOR WOMEN & MINORITY-LED PROJECTS

  • We know that our industry is aware of the disparity between male and female, white and minority filmmakers, crew and talent. We at Kane Studio believe that we have both the opportunity and obligation to support meaningful, generational change.
  • Both in film and television, research confirms that women are more likely to employ females and minorities both in front of and behind the camera. This shift greatly impacts the diversity and range of stories that are told through these powerful media – something that audiences unmistakably demand.
  • While we are encouraged by recent reports that these trends are slowly reversing, we are determined to accelerate the process through meaningful, aggressive financial incentives for female and minority-led projects at Kane Studio.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • The two-year technical college program will provide for the training of the skilled studio jobs. By working with Albany Technical College and two other technical college programs located within a 60-mile radius, certified specialty craft courses will fulfill the workforce need.

  • Additionally, some productions are given access to free or deeply discounted sound stages and production equipment.
  • Student and talent recruitment will begin early with programs geared towards the middle school level. In an effort to eliminate the gender gap that has blighted the entertainment industry for generations, Kane Studio will provide a first-of-its-kind middle school “Girls Camp.” The camp’s mission is to fuse studio projection techniques with STEM academic disciplines to ignite the excitement and power of show business in the minds of young women.
  • At the high school level, Kane will support the Arts/AV Technology and Film pathway offered at the Dougherty County College and Career Academy. Known as the 4C Academy, the program serves four school districts helping Kane ensure its regional reach to young people in the southwest Georgia area. This program will be articulated into the college curricula serving the studio.
  • In partnership with the state of Georgia and certified by the Georgia Film Academy, our “School of Cinematic Arts” will offer courses and hands-on training to students on both academic and technical tracks. The “School of Cinematic Arts” will not only create a steady stream of highly skilled, local crew but will also make a positive, generational impact on the people within surrounding communities.