Workshop: One-Day Mini Film Academy

  • Lakeside High School 3801 Briarcliff Road Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30345 United States

The Atlanta Film Society, in association with Georgia Production Partnership, presents a One-Day Mini Film Academy for students, newbies, and transfers from Producer Linda Burns.

Sign up for all 3 classes, take an extra 10% off!

Registration closes at 5PM on Friday, February 10, 2016!


Intro to the Film Biz - 101

Price: $50 ($40 for ATLFS / GPP members)
Location: Lakeside High School
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
InstructorLinda Burns

The basics - learn crew positions, definitions, and hierarchy, film terminology, must have set gear, and the equipment PAs interact with daily. This class walks you through the filmmaking process from script to screen, to give you a realistic understanding and accurate portrayal of what opportunities Georgia has for folks looking to enter the business.


Intro to Set, Office and Art PA - 102

Price: $50 ($40 for ATLFS / GPP members)
Location: Lakeside High School
Time: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Instructor: Linda Burns

The basic duties and responsibilities of an entry level production assistant in any department are laid bare - from runs and proper food orders to petty cash and locking up the set. Learn to read a call sheet and production map, get familiar with start paperwork, understand the importance of the color wheel of copies, get up to speed on protocol when interacting with all departments, learn the difference between feature/TV and commercial PA jobs, and much more.


How to Create a Proper Film Resume and Network for a Gig

Price: $50 ($40 for ATLFS / GPP members)
Location: Lakeside High School
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Instructor: Linda Burns

Whether you have a film resume that needs a facelift, a corporate resume that needs converting or no resume at all, this class will help you create one that is job ready. In this business, it’s who you know more than what you know, so when you’re just starting out your resume and social skills are your first impression. Learn where to find work, how not to be “that guy”, and how to use that resume to get your next gig.


ATLFS members: Watch your inbox for your registration discount code!