ATLFS Filmmaker-in-Residence Brantly Jackson Watts Joins the Team at SCADFILM

Atlanta Film Society Filmmaker-in-Residence Brantly Jackson Watts is SCADFILM's new Industry and Community Outreach Manager. Inaugurated in 2014, Brantly is currently serving the third year in her ATLFS residency.

A writer, director and producer, Brantly operates Half Pint Productions, LLC with Jon Watts, her husband and fellow ATLFS Filmmaker-in-Residence. In 2012, the duo premiered their highly anticipated documentary feature, "AKA Blondie," at the Atlanta Film Festival. In 2014, they launched Homespun Series, a collection of short character-driven documentary films focused on Atlanta’s underground cultural backdrop. Since "AKA Blondie," Brantly has directed one documentary short ("Golden Child"), one narrative short ("Birthday Cake") and is in pre-production on a new project. Additionally, she serves on the board for New Mavericks and is an active member in the Atlanta chapter of Film Fatales.

SCADFILM offers advanced learning and elite networking opportunities for film and television professionals in the heart of Atlanta, GA. Through special screenings, lecture series, master classes, and certification programs, attendees gain a competitive edge by increasing their knowledge, enhancing their technical and artistic proficiency and expanding their personal connections. Upcoming programs include a 16mm camera workshop with Ed Gutentag on July 29th and an Avid Media Composer 101 and 110 certification program on August 1-5. Find out more about SCADFILM and view upcoming events at, or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.