Natchez mayor pushes for film commission

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) – Natchez Mayor Butch Brown says he’d like to form a local film commission to follow quickly on the heels of the release of the James Brown biopic “Get On Up.”…

…Brown tells The Natchez Democrat ( ) he wants to see the commission formed with members who understand the film industry and know how to talk to professionals and movie-making agencies.

Brown said he expects to have the commission launched by Sept. 30.