ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recognizing the rising want for movie and tv debt financing in Georgia, which has grown to develop into the #1 filming location on the planet, Bay Level Advisors, LLC has introduced the launch of a devoted advisory unit, Bay Point Media. The subsidiary enhances Bay Level’s portfolio, which spans most well-liked fairness investments in actual property together with Atlanta studio manufacturing services. Bay Level Media’s official maiden manufacturing as senior lender is the impartial noir crime thriller One Approach, starring Kevin Bacon, Travis Fimmel and Colson Baker (Machine Gun Kelly).
Directed and produced by Andrew Baird from a screenplay by Ben Conway, One Approach started principal images this week, taking pictures within the southwest Georgia metropolis of Thomasville. Bay Level Media is financing and govt producing the movie, with the unit’s Rob Moran and Chandler Rierson serving as govt producers.
Bay Level Media is headquartered on the lot at Trilith Studios, the second-largest, purpose-built studio complicated in North America which serves as an anchor for the Trilith “live-work-play” grasp improvement servicing the booming native movie and inventive industries. Trilith Studios President & CEO Frank Patterson sits on Bay Level Media’s advisory board.
“With Bay Level Media, we now have a devoted give attention to offering senior, bridge and mezzanine loans for movie, tv and different content material, whereas additionally customizing development loans to gas the continued sturdy progress of the Georgia leisure sector,” stated Charles Andros, president and chief funding officer of Bay Level Advisors.
Bay Level Media is overseen by Chandler Rierson and Rob Moran. “We’re assured within the accelerating progress of Georgia’s leisure trade,” stated Rierson, a CPA with Bay Level Advisors. “With its state-of-the-art studios, expert workforce, various landscapes and as much as 30% tax incentives, Georgia will proceed to be valued not simply as ‘Hollywood East,’ however as its personal singular manufacturing hub. We’re happy to have our capital function a catalyst within the improvement of media infrastructure, content material creation and distribution.”
Moran – when not arresting Jim Carrey in Me, Myself & Irene – brings the expertise of a longtime actor, producer and L.A.-to-Atlanta transplant to Bay Level Media. With three many years of Hollywood relationships, together with a career-long collaboration with comedy titans Peter and Bobby Farrelly, showing in a lot of their movies, he acknowledged, “Bay Level Media goals to draw mental property creators to Georgia – writers, administrators, TV present runners, studios and others – to benefit from the nice services we’re serving to to fund.”
Bay Level first expanded into leisure with the expansion of manufacturing services within the Atlanta space. Following a 2017 funding in Bento Field Leisure, an Emmy-winning leisure content material and expertise firm, Bay Level served as senior development lender for Cinelease Studios – Three Ring in Covington, Georgia, “the Hollywood of the South,” extra not too long ago as a most well-liked fairness investor in Trilith Studios (previously Pinewood Studios Atlanta). Bay Level has additionally financed particular person movies together with The Tiger Rising with Dennis Quaid and Queen Latifah, shot in Georgia, and The Comeback Path with Robert DeNiro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman.
In line with the Georgia Division of Financial Improvement, the state is the #1 filming location on the planet and the #1 location for blockbusters, together with theatrical movies like Black Panther, Jumanji, X-Males and Selma, in addition to in style TV collection like Stranger Issues, The Strolling Lifeless and Ozark. In 2019, manufacturing firms spent practically $3 billion in Georgia.
About Bay Level Advisors
Established in 2012, Bay Level Advisors LLC is a privately held agency based mostly in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in custom-made, secured lending options throughout actual property and different industries, together with leisure, aviation, and pure assets. Since its inception, Bay Level Advisors has originated over $500 million of privately negotiated loans. For extra data, please go to www.bay-pointadvisors.com.