We have a weekend jam packed with classes and workshops that could be beneficial to furthering your film career, including the first two classes of the Producer's Series!Read More
BARK BARK is one of the leading studios in Atlanta for commercial branding and content creation. Their content gets millions of views per day and they have worked with some of the biggest corporations and networks in America.Read More
CineDrone has become the trusted drone team for Hollywood’s most recognized franchises like Captain America: Civil War, Fear the Walking Dead, and 24... to artists like ‘Maroon 5’, Jared Leto’s ‘30 Seconds to Mars’, and Kevin Hart.Read More
Let’s face it, online streaming is a messy sea of endless titles that is both gargantuan and intimidating even to the most avid film buff. How are you expected to chose something to watch when it seems like practically every movie is out there waiting for you to grace it with your attention?Read More
This fall, we're offering two different series of three classes each for producers, independent filmmakers, and content creators - The Producing Track and The Budgeting Track.Interested in understanding the job of a Producer?Read More
Thanks to the increased affordability of editing software and a wide array of online tutorials, digital editing is more accessible than ever before. However, proficiency with Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, or Final Cut Pro is not what distinguishes a professional edit from an amateur one;Read More
Filmmaker Labs and Fellowships offer writers and directors mentorship, support, and shadowing opportunities. Learn what they are, where to find them, and what to expect from the submission process to acceptance and participation.
Angela Barnes Gomes is an Atlanta based episodic TV director. She started her TV career as an Assistant Director, spending over 12 years as an episodic TV 1st AD. She was in the 2014 - 2016 class of the ABC/Disney Director Fellowship, as well as the 2016 classes of the Fox Global Director Initiative and Fox Comedy Apprentice Program. In the past year, she has directed on "The Quad," "Life In Pieces" and "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn."
Katie Orr studied Writing and Theater at Georgia State University. She has collaborated on numerous short and feature length films with the film collective Fake Wood Wallpaper. She recently completed her directorial debut Poor Jane, which was chosen for the 2016 IFP Narrative Lab in NYC.
Moderated by: Linda Burns - Producer - Plexus Pictures
Concerned about the lack of local above the line training and content creation development, in 2013 Linda Burns launched a free monthly workshop called The D-Girl Project. Named to honor Hollywood's D-Girls or Development Girls, the D-Girl was an entry level position and responsible for reading screenplay submissions, identifying worthy ones, offering coverage, and pitching the scripts up the food chain for possible production.Read More
Level up your knowledge about the game development industry! Panelists representing Hi-Rez Studios, Tripwire Interactive, and more, will answer your questions and offer insight into opportunities in this booming industry.Read More
So you say you’re a New Mav? But how much do you really know about women filmmakers? Who are the three female directors that were nominated for an Academy Award? What bad ass woman made the first feature length animated film? Which female producer has won more than one Oscar?Read More
“I fought the law, and the law won!” Making a film can be a scary process, especially when it comes to the legal side. And there will come a point in every project where legal help is not only needed but required. But how do you find an entertainment attorney? What is the process to engage an attorney? What should you expect when you finally engage one? How do you best work with an attorney for the good of your project?
As a new or well seasoned filmmaker, getting in contact with the right attorney may be the most difficult part of the filmmaking process. Obtaining the rights to music, a book you would like to adapt, etc. makes filmmaking not so fun.
Come join us at this month’s EDBI to get a chance to have some real talk with real attorneys and possibly avoid a trip to the courthouse.
Attorneys: Deborah Gonzalez, Forrest Clinard, Auric Steele, and Peter Duitsman
Sponsored By: Letterbox Legal
Please remember Manuel's Tavern generously provides our meeting space for free, so please grab a bite to eat, something to drink, and tip the fantastic server working the event!
Kathy Berardi is offering a special one-day, all-inclusive class in which attendees will receive A to Z guidance on how to successfully write, produce and direct a short film. Filmmakers in all roles of the creative process will learn how to select fellow lead team members, how to effectively collaborate, and more.Read More
This two day, bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop is perfect for those just starting their career in the industry as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on-set production assistant working on commercials, industrials, music videos, independent films, television series and studio features.Read More