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BACK TO ONE: FILMMAKING BASICS CLASSES (8/04/18)

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BACK TO ONE: FILMMAKING BASICS CLASSES (8/04/18)

DATE: 8/04/18
TIME: 9:30am–7:30pm
LOCATION: TBD
PACKAGED PRICE: $165 Non-Members | $125 ATLFS / GPP Members

With over 9.5 billion dollars in economic impact for 2017, Georgia has become one of the top filming locations in the world. The economic boom has created more entertainment jobs than ever before in the peach state. But the competition is fierce, and getting started in the industry can be a challenge if you don't know how and where to start. What are the basics you need to know? How do you get started on a career path? What do you need to apply for a job? How is a film resume different than a corporate one? 

In this series of film classes, 20-year industry veteran, Producer Linda Burns, gives students the answers needed to begin their journey into the world of TV & Film. Register today to start your career on the right foot! Pick the film class that’s right for you, or save money by registering for all 3 classes together.


INTRO TO FILM BUSINESS - 101
TIME: 9:30am–12:30pm
PRICE: $65 Non Members/$50 ATLFS/GPP Members

Basics of the business - development to sale, terminology, crew positions, definitions, and hierarchy. Overview of the film and television industry, including commercials, industrials, and music videos.

GETTING STARTED IN THE INDUSTRY - 102 
TIME: 9:30am–12:30pm
PRICE: $65 Non Members/$50 ATLFS/GPP Members

Entry level positions in all departments. Paths to different careers. How to transition from another industry. How and where to find work.

RESUMES FOR FILM AND TV - 103
TIME: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
PRICE: $50 Non Members/$40 ATLFS/GPP Members

How to craft a film resume, whether you have experience or not. Mostly for crew, but we’ll touch on cast headshots and resumes as well. Please bring your resume to class to workshop it with the instructor during the last hour.


*These series of film classes are offered on multiple days: August 4th and December 1st

For a list of film classes with Linda Burns visit her Instructor page! 

ARE YOU A DEKALB COUNTY RESIDENT? 

The new DeKalb Entertainment Commission is sponsoring 10 DeKalb County residents with financial hardship with a $20 discount on all individual classes.

To qualify, send a copy of your Driver's License showing your DeKalb County residency (OR  current mortgage statement OR current rental contract) AND a current utility OR phone bill showing that address and your name to: LindaB@AtlantaFilmSociety.org, and once verified, a code will be provided to you to receive the reduced rate.