The soul of the Shoals: Talladega’s Ritz to screen Muscle Shoals documentary
Fabled session guitarist, sound engineer and record producer Jimmy Johnson has many stories from the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio's glory days, some of which are featured in “Muscle Shoals,” a 2013 d...
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Big screen dreams: Calhoun County setting the stage to lure film industry
"Many cities that have turned themselves around have done so through the arts," said Annie Brunson, founder of Yellowhammer Filmmakers of Northeast Alabama. With the combined efforts of Yellowhamme...
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Lights, camera, action: NEAEI film camp stars high school students
The Northeast Alabama Entertainment Initiative is sponsoring a weeklong film camp where high-school sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors will learn the business and technology of the film bus...
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Saks graduate making her name in film
In her final semester at the University of Alabama, Branna Burns was faced with a bigger decision than whether or not to participate in spring commencement. The 2009 graduate of Saks High School ha...
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