Recent Atlanta Film Festival Screenings and Events
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.
Teens get the chance to learn about the game development industry from working professionals in a discussion-like setting.
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
The 2nd Annual Be Downtown Film Festival kicks off with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and continues through the evening with two Star Wars classics, The Force Awakens and Rogue One.
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.
Trivia about the wonderful women in film. Come join us for a night of fun facts about some real-life mavericks!
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 Julie Roach Forrest Clinard Auric Steele Peter Duitsman Sponsored By: Letterbox Legal
Your resume is your first impression. While it will always be 'who you know' that gets you hired, having a properly created resume is still the best way to get your foot in the door.
From PA to Producer, learn each department's job and responsibilities, understand terminology and protocol, and hear how the business runs in general from the production office to the set.
Visit Atlanta’s only “Hollywood style” prop house in this tour! We’ll learn about the process of selecting and renting props while browsing their warehouse that houses over 1 million items from every time period and genre. This event is limited to teens and will fill fast, RSVP at Eventbrite.
Ready to make your next short film? Ever wondered what goes into the process? Accomplished filmmaker Kathy Berardi gives insight into the world of short film making, and speaks on her experience in the arena. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with her, after the presentation, to get advice on how to prepare for their next project.
Producer Linda Burns, Producer/Director Eric Blue, and Crogan Filmworks President Stanislav Shkilnyi discuss finding distribution before you begin production, self-distribution, and film sales.
Started in 1998 as a hobby, HowStuffWorks.com has grown into a multimedia empire featuring podcasts, vlogs, a broadcast tv show and more, reaching an audience of more than 58 million per year. Visit their Atlanta studio on this tour. This event is limited to teens to and their chaperones and will fill fast, RSVP via Eventbrite.
"It's not what you know, but who you know!"Come meet, mingle, and join the community of 'New Mav' filmmakers!
Summer is just around the corner, and no/low budget indie features, shorts, webisodes, music videos and more will start crewing up.
Learn how to get those sweeping aerial shots with guest speaker Kids Drone Zone! In this demo we'll learn about drones and how they're used in the film industry.
This two day, bootcamp-style Production Assistant workshop is perfect for those just starting their career as a PA as well as those looking to advance their knowledge of what it takes to succeed as an office or on set production assistant.
Each participant gets 90 seconds to pitch a screenplay. Three judges decide the winners and are all industry professionals. Two runners up. One winner.
Join us for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival.
The Art of Film: Crafting the Look. How a Director, Production Designer, and Director of Photography prep and collaborate to create the look and feel of a project in preproduction.
Learn what to look for in a business proposal, how to identify concerns and potential problems, and ways to protect yourself from fraud.
The One-Day Mini Film Academy for students, newbies, and transfers offers courses like "Intro to the Film Biz," "Intro to Office, Set and Art PA" and "How to Create a Proper Film Resume and Network for a Gig."
Enjoy some light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, mingle with volunteers from previous festivals, and discover what volunteering for the festival is all about!
WonderRoot's local film block is back at the Plaza! See ten short films for $10 and support indie film; FREE for ATLFS Members. Presented by ATLFS and the Plaza Theatre Foundation.
The #ATLFS New Mavericks Film Series returns as a full day of shorts screenings, networking, and education in celebration of the women on both sides of the lens. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
Argentine tango dancers María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes discuss their personal and professional relationship in UN TANGO MÁS (OUR LAST TANGO). This Argentinian film concludes our 2016 CineMás Film Series.