Submitted by the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce
Douglasville, GA (June 26, 2013) – After 7 years of mobile service, Takeheed Productions (Tinseltown Studios) has finally found a place to call home located in the Douglasville community. The Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate the new location, at 5387 Fairburn Road with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Chamber representatives were greeted with a production put on by Tinseltown’s Summer Camp. Bobby and Renee Peoples, Tarjatta Rose, and All Sillah are the founders of Tinseltown Studios. All founders and staff have experience in entertainment from acting to behind the scenes. They currently offer a Summer Camp teaching kids about entertainment. Age groups are broken into Twinklers, Shooting Stars, and Super Stars.
Co-Owner, Tarjatta Rose said, “We are so thankful to be entering our 7th year as an official 501 ©(3) Nonprofit Production Company!” Tinseltown Studios offers free and / or low cost drama and acting classes as well as film production services to students with low income, learning disabilities and students who seek behavioral modifications.
Services compliment the main mission of the organization, “to provide a cultural alternative to the film making- theater experience for the youth.” The qualities of services presented are based on creativity and imagination, culminating in a unique experience says Tarjatta.
Programming initiatives include: Scholarships to youth in need, high quality education and productions with accessible ticket prices and tuition, family-friendly theatrical and film experiences, and support of the economic and cultural revitalization of theater / arts and film in Douglasville Georgia.
Tinseltown Studios offers an Afterschool Program, Summer Camp, and Entrepreneurship Film Camp for Kids, Acting Classes, a Community Stage Theater to host plays and film screenings, a Video Store for student films/community projects, sound recording and photography.
DC Chamber President and CEO, Kali Boatright, welcomed everyone to the new location and to the Chamber of Commerce and stated that “it is wonderful to have such a unique business in our community offering such an array of creative and positive opportunities to children.”
For more information on Tinseltown Productions, you may call the Fairburn Road location at 770-489-1132 or visit their website, www.tinseltownstudios.com.