Got that great script collecting dust on your desk for months, or even years? What’s keeping you from making your film? No time? No money? No crew? Well it’s time for NO EXCUSES! 2019 brings with it new opportunities and renewed energy. There’s never a better moment than the new year to start a project. But how do you overcome the road blocks on the journey to success? Our panel of accomplished filmmakers will talk about the obstacles of making their first film, and how they overcame them. Bring your questions to this month’s EDBI to get advice on starting your next story.
Ever wonder how visual effects are made? From Star Wars to Lord of the Rings, VFX is a part of everything we watch on TV. But how do the studios do it? Join us this December as Georgia Media Workshop instructor, Elli Belle Dean, walks participants through the creation process.
Learn the ins and outs of capturing sound in this studio tour of ListenUp Audio. ListenUp is Atlanta's largest spoken word audio recording and production studio. From video game narration to podcasting, this tour will encompass the art of sound.
From written word to the big screen, the writer’s journey is a rollercoaster of creativity. Developing a screenplay that is ready to go into production is a rigorous task. But what do you do when you’re both writer and director? Wearing multiple hats is common for indie filmmakers, and often they will be both content creator and visual storyteller.
Telling a visually appealing story is a labor of love. But capturing the right composition doesn’t just happen behind the camera; it’s a process that starts at pre-pro and continues well into post.
The Atlanta Film Society and Kodak Film Lab Atlanta invite you to a casual discussion of working with celluloid. Filmmakers from the just wrapped Independent Feature THE GIANT , filmed in Madison, Georgia, will discuss their Feature, craddle to completion of principle, which involved filming in 35mm 3perf and processing locally.
Making Georgia the Most Inclusive & Women-Friendly Market in the Country.
Featuring: RACHEL WATANABE-BATTON - CULTURE SHIFT & INCLUSION, A WIDE SHOT
Independent producer and media strategist - As founder of Contradiction & Struggle, an American production and consulting company, she is dedicated to telling authentic stories that reframe history and cultural understanding.
A new generation of filmmakers has embraced the art/craft of capturing their moving images on film, and right here in ATL.
ATL based filmmakers Molly Coffee ( CRACKS ) , Brantly and Jon Watts ( SPOON ) as well as their respective Cinematographers and Michael Brown of Kodak Film Lab Atlanta will be present to discuss the reemergence of this art/craft.
CURRENTS: Creative Careers
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Moonshine Post
Follow your creative aspirations! Join us at Moonshine Post for a sit-down with professionals in creative content careers including our sponsor AT&T. How can you get your start on the right path after graduation? Ask the professionals!
This event is limited to teens and will fill fast. RSVP today!
Currents is a monthly film networking event for teens presented by re:imagine/ATL and Atlanta Film Society. Currents seeks to create connections between Atlanta youth and the entertainment industry through networking and project-based learning. This event is always free for teens, their chaperones and educators.
As everyone knows, a career in the entertainment industry can be either “feast or famine”. One second you’re on an Avenger’s Movie, or Walking Dead shoot, the next you’re waiting by the phone for another job.
The art of film is not only what you see, but what you hear as well. From sound composition to Foley work, the mood of any great movie is set by the audio component.
There is a lot of confusion over what agents do for their clients and how to build relations with both casting agents and casting directors. We'll start with the difference between a casting agent and a casting director, when and how you get an agent, and how that relationship works from how much and when you pay them to whether these contracts should be exclusive or not, and why.
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.
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.