Recent Atlanta Film Festival Screenings and Events
Directed by Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Before Night Falls, Basquiat), At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art.
Gary Hart, former senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the White House.
In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado.
Under guidance from Rocky Balboa, boxing champ Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) prepares for the fight of his life against Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu), the son of Ivan Drago – the former Russian boxer who killed his father in the ring years earlier.
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.
In CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen.
A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.
Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
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.
On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.
Budgeting isn’t a formula. Each project is different, but some basics do apply. You start with a complete breakdown and a rough schedule. Without doing that work, you can’t properly estimate the cost of your production.
Attendees from the Atlanta Film Festival may recognize Michael Lucker as one of the mentors of the Screenwriter's Retreat, where three winners from the ATLFF Screenplay Competition spent three days at Serenbe, polishing their scripts with screenwriting experts.
This class will walk you through the basic content necessary to create a proper plan for your film from team bios and your dream cast to your top sheet budget and distribution plan.
Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends.
Based on Patrick Dewitt’s acclaimed novel of the same name, follows two brothers – Eli and Charlie Sisters – who are hired to kill a prospector who has stolen from their boss.
Zombies, mermaids, villains, goblins and more! The world of special effects makeup can drastically transform your visual story. Join us as industry professionals walk us through a SPX Makeup demo and photoshoot!
This program is geared toward the smaller Georgia-based financier, who may not have solid experience investing in film projects or a strong understanding of how the business works. Someone with a financial investment between $10,000 and $250,000 is the ideal participant. This class is meant to arm the investor with information to help mitigate risk.
Whether you’re looking to rent your home or business, rent your equipment / furniture / clothing / musical instruments, etc., or provide a service to those in the film business, this workshop will explain what to look for in contracts, what insurance paperwork you should require, and what to expect in general in this 24 hours a day, 7 day a week service industry.
Attendees from the Breaking Down a Script class will take their breakdowns and learn to schedule efficiently, as well as effectively. You’ll learn what to look for and how to create a solid schedule from which to budget.
Proper development can make or break your chances of raising funds, finding a recognizable cast, getting the best crew and equipment necessary, and finding distribution. Proper development is crucial to success.
Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame impossible odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. For decades, her work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from both her peers and those in power in the art world.
Four high school senior girls have their world turned upside down when an anonymous hacker starts to reveal personal messages and secrets of thousands of people.
A Star is Born, stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture.
As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes in LIFE ITSELF.
A Simple Favor, directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town.
Producing creative content is a labor of love. For many artists, developing a concept can take months or even years. Buried in the creative process, many filmmakers forget the legal side of crafting original content. Each year numerous I.P. lawsuits are filed, with some carrying settlements as high as $150,000 or more!
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.
Paying someone to breakdown your script elements properly can be very expensive. If you want to be a good producer, assistant director, or production manager, it all starts with understanding this process.
Introduction to all producers do, from development to distribution. Sign on for this 4 hour workshop that navigates students through introductory-level producing.