Entries in film (6)


The Help | Audiences in Author and Director's Native Mississippi Love the Movie

Produced by Jim Albritton | Hundreds weathered Mississippi heat and humidity for the premiere of The Help, a movie based on Kathryn Stockett's best-selling book and directed by Tate Taylor. For the two Jackson, Mississippi natives and lifelong friends, it was a homecoming like few others—complete with red carpet, an adoring press corps and exited fans thrilled to be part of their success.  


The Help | Behind the Scenes | Greenwood, Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | The Help, a movie based on Kathryn Stockett's best-selling book, was primarily filmed in Greenwood, Mississippi. The small delta town played host to actors and crew for more than two months and served as a backdrop for the movie which is set in Jackson, Mississippi. Get the inside story, go behind the scenes and see the locations that appear in the film. For more stories about The Help, go to http://newsocracy.tv.


The Help | Jackson and Greenwood Extras Tell Their Stories

Produced by Jim Albritton | Extras and featured extras who appear in the movie, The Help, tell their behind the scenes stories about its production in Jackson and Greenwood, Mississippi. The film is based on Jackson native Kathryn Stockett's best selling book by the same name. 


The Help | ‪On-Air Audition for Emma Stone Lands Jackson DJs in Movie

Produced by Jim Albritton | DJs Nate West and Tim Murphy were cast as extras in "The Help" after auditioning on-air for Emma Stone during their morning show on Jackson, Mississippi radio station Y101.7. The radio duo appear as restaurant patrons in a scene shot at the Mayflower Cafe in downtown Jackson.


The Help | Behind the Scenes | Jackson, Mississippi 


NOTE | This is a slightly revised story with new graphics. Our original story has received more than 121,000 views on YouTube. 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Months of planning and days of work have transformed the Fondren neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi back to the 1960s for the filming of the movie version of Jackson native Kathryn Stockett's novel, The Help. As area residents looked on, construction and utility crews worked side-by-side the film's production crew to recreate the look and feel of that era.


The Help | Raw Footage of Location Shoot in Jackson, Mississippi

Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes from a location shoot in Fondren for the movie version of The Help, a novel by Jackson native Kathryn Stockett.