2018 ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL — Creative Conference

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As ATLFF's educational programming track, the five-day Creative Conference consists of more than 30 panels, talks and demos that delve deeper into the captivating world of cinema, focusing on topics such as screenwriting, acting, producing, casting, funding and distribution—and how they all come together to make a film or television episode.

INDIVIDUAL PANELS:
$12 at door/$10 in advance

DAY PASSES:
$30 at door/$25 in advance

*There is no box office at DHPC Blackbox. Please purchase your tickets online or at our festival box offices at Hilan Theatre or Festival HQ.


Day 1 — Monday, April 16:

HILAN THEATRE

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | S is for Sesame Street - HILAN

S is for Sesame Street
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Hilan Theatre

“Sesame Street” commissions filmmakers to craft one minute short form programming. See examples of past work and learn what it takes to submit.

Featuring: Kim Wright - Film Producer (Sesame Street Production) and Danielle McCook - SCAD student (Sesame Street on a 1 minute short creator)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Script Secrets: The Data Behind our Stories - HILAN

Script Secrets: The Data Behind Our Stories
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Hilan Theatre

Dive into movie scripts using artificial intelligence to put numbers to why and how men and women are portrayed differently and how movies hook us emotionally—or don’t.

Featuring: Christen Thompson and Mary Brendza (StoryFit)

Moderator: Linda B.
 

DHPC BLACKBOX

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | P is for PITCH - DHPC Blackbox

P is for Pitch (Sesame Street) 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, DHPC Blackbox
“Sesame Street” hosts a mock pitch session with local filmmakers, chosen in advance, to workshop their ideas for future pitches.

Featuring: Kim Wright - Film Producer (Sesame Street Production)

Moderator: Linda B.

DAY PASS (DAY 1)


Day 2 — Tuesday, April 17:

HILAN THEATRE

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Atlanta as Any town USA | HILAN

Atlanta as Anytown USA
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Hilan Theatre
Directors, production designers, and location managers discuss finding the right location and how collaboration can produce the perfect look.

Featuring: Mike Riley - Location Manager (The Walking Dead); Frank Galline - Set Decorator (Solace, Goosebumps, The Hate U Give, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip); Angela Gomes - Director (The Quad, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Life in Pieces); Wes Hagan - Location Manager (Boy Erased, Ozark, Hidden Figures, The Accountant)

Moderator: Molly Coffee - Production Designer (Brockmire, Stan Against Evil, The Carbonaro Effect)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Building Your Indie | HILAN

Building Your Indie Budget (Media Services)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
See how to create an independent film budget and track costs throughout production, with Showbiz Budgeting software.

Featuring: Steve Bizenov - VP of Sales and Software Development (Media Services)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Low Budget Filmmaking Tips & Tricks |- HILAN

Low Budget Filmmaking Tips & Tricks
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Hilan Theatre

Crew members share the challenges and freedom of low budget filmmaking, and tips and tricks to help you succeed.

Featuring: Anissa Matlock, Jay Holloway, Eric Davis - Directors (ATLFF Anthology Film Dead By Midnight); Molly Coffee - Production Designer (Brockmire, Stan Against Evil, The Carbonaro Effect)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Block, Light, Shoot, Rehearse | HILAN

Block, Light, Rehearse, Shoot
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Hilan Theatre

From shot lists to scheduling, how the DP, Director, and 1st AD collaborate to ensure a production runs smoothly.

Featuring: Chris Anthony Hamilton - Director / DP ATLFF Film (Something Bigger); Alfeo Dixon - DP (ATLFF Film Something Bigger, Broken Branches; Geoff Shotz - Director / Cam Op (Vampire Diaries / Dynasty, Bent, Touch); Molly Coffee - Director / Production Designer (Cracks, Pepper's Place, Magic: The Gathering - The Musical / Brockmire, Stan Against Evil, The Carbonaro Effect)

Moderator: Angela Gomes - Director (The Quad, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Life in Pieces) 

DHPC BLACKBOX

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Auditions and Casting Calls (SAGIndie) - HILAN

Auditions and Casting Calls (SAGIndie)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, DHPC Blackbox
Talent Agents and Casting Directors discuss the art of self-taping, discovering new talent, and how local talent can thrive.

Featuring: George Pierre - George Pierre Casting (The Quad, Ride Along, Creed); Chase Paris & Tara Feldstein - Feldstein Paris Casting (Atlanta Casting - Shaft, Ant-Man and the Wasp); Jessica Fox-Thigpen - Fox Casting (The Boarder, Dead Silent, To Catch A Killer); Mystie Buice - Houghton Talent; Joy Pervis - J Pervis Talent Agency.

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |The Working Actor: Sustaining a Career| DHCP

The Working Actor: Sustaining a Career
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
Local actors working in network television and studio features share what it took to break through, how they got an agent/manager, and tips to keep working.

Featuring: Karen Ceesay - Actress (The Walking Dead, Black Lightning, Stranger Things); Joel Ray Ishman - Actor & Stand-In (The Haves and the Have Nots, The Rickey Smiley Show / Atlanta for Brian Tyree Henry, The Rickey Smiley Show); Randy Havens (Stranger Things, Living the Dream, Godzilla: King of the Monsters); Rose Bianco (Godzilla: King of the Monsters , Cobra Kai, Star)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |WHOSE VOICE IS THAT  | DHPC

Whose Voice is That?
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
From animation and VO to narration and video games, Atlanta's voice talent community explores the art and commerce of voice acting.

Featuring: Jayme Pervis - J Pervis Talent; Heidi Rew (Jiffy Lube, Belk, Build A Bear, Subway, Coke, Food Network, Ford, and Fantastic Sams), Thessaly "Scooter" Lerner - (Astrid Strudelman: The Unicorn Whisperer, Lego Friends: The Grand Hotel, Prank Boy)

Moderator: Jeff Umberger - The Umberger Agency

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Stop and Care: Set Safety and Sexual Harassment | DHPC

Stop and Care: Set Safety and Sexual Harassment
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM,
DHPC Blackbox
Panelists discuss stopping sexual harassment, shooting sexual assault scenes, and safety rules and hotlines to help keep your cast and crew safe.

Featuring: Jeffrey R. Harris - Partner (Harris Lowry Manton, LLP); Kristina Adler - Producer, Director, Actor (Actress - Atlanta, Birthday Cake, Preacher, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell); Carmen K. Jones - PGA-WIN Committee & Production Supervisor (Being Mary Jane, Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters, RePlay), and the Founders of Safety Shot - Gabrielle Pickle - Producer (Mine 9, Only, ATLFF Film Still); Laura Lundy - Attorney & Actress (Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Sully) ; Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. - Attorney At Law & GA Representative HD117

Moderator: Linda B. 

DAY PASS (DAY 2)


Day 3 — Wednesday, April 18:

HILAN THEATRE

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Starting Your Film Career| HILAN

Starting Your Film Career
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM,
Hilan Theatre
Crew members discuss how they got started, what they wish they'd known, tips for success, and best practices for networking to keep getting gigs.

Featuring: Ryan-Dennet Smith - Production Coordinator (Only, Whitney); Germaine Rigg - Set Dresser (Stan Against Evil 2, St. Agatha, Amazing Race China); Maryelle St. Clare - Set Dec Buyer / Set Dresser (Only, Insatiable Season 1 / Through The Glass Darkly), Elizabeth Davidovich - Stunts & Vice-Chair of the Local Stunts & Safety Committee (Superfly, The Walking Dead, Superstition: The Rule of 3's, The Originals); Dayna Noffke - Director / Set Dec (Cemetery Tales: Tales from Morningview Cemetery / The Vault, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, Survivor's Remorse) and more!

Moderator: Linda B. 

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Podcast: Create Compelling Content | HILAN

Podcasting: Create Compelling Content
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM,
Hilan Theatre
How to write for audio only and create a show that keeps your listeners interest, and the best equipment to use to produce your own podcast.

Featuring: Jason Hoch - Head of New Initiatives (HowStuffWorks); Donald Albright - Executive Producer - Tenderfoot TV (Atlanta Monster, Up and Vanished); Adam Jahnke - writer and creator (Tribulation - Seasons 1 & 2. Former Senior Editor and Columnist for The Digital Bits); Chuck Thomas - Host / Producer & Michael Jones (Atlanta Film Chat); Sean Powers - GPB Director of Podcasting (Producer -The Credits Podcast) Jason Hoch - Head of New Initiatives (HowStuffWorks)

Moderator: Kalena Boller - Assistant Location Manager (Host / Producer -The Credits Podcast)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |The Actor / Director Relationship | HILAN

The Actor/Director Relationship
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Hilan Theatre

Actors and directors explore how to find a common language to best communicate intention, build trust, and create a great working relationship.

Featuring: Asad Mobeen Farooqui (Director, ATLFF Filmmaker Broke); Pete Breitmayer - Actor (Stuck in the Middle, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Documentary Now!, McDick), Jason DeVan (ATLFF Film Tell Me Your Name); Weldon Wong Powers - Director (ATLFF Film It's a Party)

Moderator: Viviana Chavez - Actress & The Media Room Founder (Smoketown, Dynasty, Baby Driver)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Production Legal | HILAN

Production Legal
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
Basic contracts necessary to protect everyone involved on your next production, and how to avoid the common indie filmmaker mistakes.

Featuring: Andy Velcoff - Greenberg Traurig, Deborah Gonzalez - D Gonzalez Law Group, and Nancy C. Prager, Esq. - Prager Law

Moderator: Lee Morin - Morin Entertainment Law

DHPC BLACKBOX

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Animate It with ASIFA-South| DHCP

Animate It With ASIFA-South
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, DHPC Blackbox
Hands-on workshop provides the tools, equipment, and know how to create an animated project in under an hour.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Creating Character | DHCP

Creating Characters
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
A table of wardrobe and props, a two page script, two actors and two directors. Watch how different choices create different characters from the same material.

Featuring: Dan Bush - Writer/Director (The Signal-Sundance Premiere, Reconstruction of William Zero, The Vault, Your Worst Nightmare - ID Channel), Suehyla El-Attar - Produced Playwright, Theater Director, multiple Suzi Bass Nominated Theatre Actress and Film Actress (The Resident, The Quad, Star, I, Tonya); Nick Tecosky - Writer (Amateur Night - Sundance Premiere, Talk Show, Co-Creator and Host of Write Club ATL)

Moderator: Linda B., Southeast Costume Company - Wardrobe donation; Phoebe Brown - Props donation; Diana Adelberg - Taxidermy donation and props wrangler

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Developing A Solid Story | DHPC

Developing A Solid Story
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
Writers explore the importance of the development process and how it helps them laser focus their story to improve their chances of success.

Featuring: Ruckus and Lane Skye - Producers, Directors, Writers (Reckoning, The 7 Sevens, Rattle the Cage), Katiedid Langrock - Writer / Story Editor / Story Sup (Bratz, Project MC2, We're Lalaloopsy), Eric McEver (ATLFF Film Paleonaut); Dan Rosenfelt - President (Third Rail Studios, former film and TV development and production executive for George Clooney and Grant Heslov’s Smokehouse Pictures)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Speed Dating Meets Career Day | DHPC

Speed Dating Meets Career Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
Different industry professionals meet with groups of audience members to answer questions about their crafts and to network.

Featuring: Alex Khankhalaev - Grip (Good Girls, Being Mary Jane); Elaina Winter - Art Dept (Bessie, The Intership, Anchorman 2); Weldon Wong Powers (ATLFF Film It's a Party); Geoff Shotz - Director / Cam Op (Vampire Diaries / Dynasty, Bent, Touch); Molly Coffee - Director / Production Designer (Cracks, Pepper's Place, Magic: The Gathering - The Musical / Brockmire, Stan Against Evil, The Carbonaro Effect); Sheri Mann Stewart - Actress (Trial by Fire, Table 19, Review); Brent Dey - Producer / Director (Spoke Creative); Eric McEver (ATLFF Film Paleonaut); Melissa PonzIo - Actress (Chicago Fire, Teen Wolf, The Walking Dead); Kenny Alfonso - Actor (Finding Steve McQueen, Saints & Sinners, Greenleaf, Halt and Catch Fire); Ryan-Dennet Smith - Production Coordinator (Only, Whitney); Jim McKinney DP / Cam Op (Beacon Point, The Products of the American Ghetto / Ozark, The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle, The Phenom); Germaine Rigg - Set Dresser (Stan Against Evil 2, St. Agatha, Amazing Race China); Craig Miller - Producer (ATLFF Film Still, Live to Tell, Only)

Moderator: Linda B. 

DAY PASS (DAY 3)


Day 4 — Thursday, April 19:

HILAN THEATRE

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Make Films Like a Girl | HILAN

Make Films Like a Girl
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Hilan Theatre
Various organizations discuss opportunities for women in education, mentorship, networking, and support. 

Featuring: Carmen Jones (PGA WIN Committee); Katie Orr (Film Fatales Atlanta); Chaun Pinkston (Alliance of Women Directors), HaJ - (Black Women Film Network); Damita Jane Howard (SAG/AFTRA Diversity Committee); Lorielle Broussard (Women in Film and Television Atlanta); Uzma Kang - Vice President (Women in Media)

Moderator: Lynne Hansen - Director

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Seed & Spark: The Art of the Pitch | HILAN

Seed&Spark: The Art of the Pitch
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
Learn how to convey the specifics about your project in a dynamic, succinct way to land investors, collaborators, audience members, and more.

Featuring: Emily Best - CEO/ Founder (Seed&Spark)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite -  ATLFF 2018 CC| The Psychology of Lenses | HILAN

The Psychology of Lenses
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
DPs and Directors discuss how different lenses can affect mood, shape perspective, and provoke a response in audience members.

Featuring: Jim McKinney DP / Cam Op (Beacon Point, The Products of the American Ghetto / Ozark, The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle, The Phenom); Chris Anthony Hamilton - Director (ATLFF Film Something Bigger, Broken Branches); Alfeo Dixon - DP (ATLFF Film Something Bigger, Broken Branches); Geoff Shotz - Director / Cam Op (Vampire Diaries / Dynasty, Bent, Touch)

Moderator: Larry Robertson - DP & ATLFF Founder

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| The Science of Sound |- HILAN

The Science of Sound
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
Sound is half the picture. Learn about basic indie gear, and how recording good sound, as well as sound design and mixing work together to set the tone and mood of your film.

Featuring: Zach Whittaker and Jon Hicks - Trew Audio Atlanta; Greg Crawford - ADR Mixer at Crawford Audio Services - (Moana, Black Panther, Ant Man, The Walking Dead, American Hustle, Lincoln, The Lego Movie); Matt Still - Audio Engineer (three-time Grammy nominee and won the Album of the Year Grammy for his work with Outkast on “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below”); Chris Nicholson - Sound Designer Composer (Bare Knuckles Creative); Aron Siegel (Black Lightning, Halt and Catch Fire, 24: Legacy, The Founder, Thor:Ragnarok - add'l photography); Ben Holst - Multiple Addy Award winner, Composer, Soundtrack Engineer and ADR (Tunewelder Music Group - Archer, Greenleaf, Atlanta)

Moderators: Michael P Clark - Sound Mixer (three time Cinema Audio Society nominee - The Walking Dead (2014-2016), Cinema Audio Society nominee - Stranger Things (2018), Excellence in Sound for a Television Drama nominee - (AMPS) The Association of Motion Picture Sound - Stranger Things (2018)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Light and Shoot Your Indie | DHPC

Light and Shoot Your Indie
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
PC&E demos cameras, lighting, and grip equipment to help you choose the right gear for your next indie production.

Featuring: Stephen Kirkpatrick & Garrett Murck (PC&E-Atlanta)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Film Financing  | DHPC

Film Financing
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox

Outside the box and traditional financing options from pre-selling tax credits and bank loans, to foreign presales and private investment.

Featuring: Chrissie Merrill - Director of Film Finance (Monarch Private Capital), Stan Shkilnyi - President (Crogan Filmworks) Jennifer Hall - Principle (Match Key Consulting)

Moderator: Linda B

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Network Acquisitions: Shorts, Docs, Narratives, and TV Shows | DHPC

Network Acquisitions: Shorts, Docs, Narratives, and TV Shows
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM,
DHPC Blackbox
Business Affairs/Legal Execs from top TV companies discuss what networks acquire or commission, common legal mistakes to avoid, and what is expected from content creators.

Featuring: Jerry Blake, SVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Showtime; Madhu Goel Southworth, SVP, Legal & Business Affairs, AMC and Sundance TV; Kesari Ruza, VP Legal Affairs, Branding & Marketing, Home Box Office, Inc.; Andrea Clarke - Head of Business Development, Tubi

Moderator: Linda B

Plaza Theatre, Back Parking Lot

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC |Grip Truck Show and Tell |PLAZA BACK LOT

Grip Truck Show and Tell
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Plaza Theatre, Back Parking Lot
Day-1 Production Services showcases one of their indie grip and electric trucks. Come see what gear rides on a basic truck package.

Plaza Theatre

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Sales Agents & Digital Distribution |- PLAZA

Sales Agents & Digital Distribution
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Plaza Theatre

Digital distribution continues to disrupt and change the industry, but the age old question still exists...how do I get my content distributed? Panelists discuss the role of sales agents, current trends in content, and how digital distribution works.

Featuring: Adam Lewinson - Chief Content Officer (Tubi), DJ Kemit Content Manager (You42), Stan Shkilnyi - President (Crogan Filmworks)

Moderator: Linda B

DAY PASS (DAY 4)


Day 5 — Friday, April 20:

HILAN THEATRE

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Post Production for Indies | HILAN

Post Production for Indies
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Hilan Theatre
Post-production supervisors, editors, and sound designers discuss the various aspects of indie post, from realistic timelines to overcoming budget constraints.

Featuring: Ron Heidt - TV Series Editor / Dailies Tech (Superstition, Swamp Murder, Your Worst Nightmare / The Walking Dead, Vampire Diaries); Drew Sawyer - Founder / Post Supervisor (Moonshine Post); Chris LeDoux - Founder / VFX Supervisor (Crafty Apes) ; Kristina Kromer TV/Feature Editor (Moonshine Post)

Moderator: Linda B. 

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Creating Quality Narrative Shorts | HILAN

Creating Quality Narrative Shorts
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
Whether creating a proof of concept, a calling card for an aspiring director, or solid short story, panelists share their tips for creating a compelling short film.

Featuring: Annika Kurnick (ATLFF Film MAGIC '85); Daniel Oramas (ATLFF Film Color Blind); Frances Chang (ATLFF Film M.A.F.I.A.); Crystal Jin Kim (ATLFF Film Jookuhdo); Raymond Wood (ATLFF Film Cells); Cris Gris (ATLFF Film San Miguel)

Moderator: Kathy Berardi

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Give Good Notes|- HILAN

Give Good Notes
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, 
Hilan Theatre
The art of giving and receiving notes. What is a good vs a bad one, and how constructive criticism helps you hone your craft and strengthen your project

Featuring: Michelle Rubinstein - Transmedia Producer (The Gifted, Star, Empire, Army Wives), Ana Asensio - Writer, Director, Actress (SXSW 2017 Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize-winner for Most Beautiful Island); Michael Lucker - Writer (Good Intentions, Mulan 2, Vampire in Brooklyn); Lane and Ruckus Skye - Producers, Director, Writers (Reckoning, The 7 Sevens, Rattle the Cage); Patrick Perry TV / Feature Editor (Moonshine Post)

Moderator: Katiedid Langrock - Writer / Story Editor / Story Sup (Bratz, Project MC2, We're Lalaloopsy)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| The Art of Directing No / Low Budget Indies | HILAN

The Art of Directing No / Low Budget Indies
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Hilan Theatre
Directors explore tips and tricks for getting the best bang for no bucks, how to trade favors, and how to write with your resources in mind.

Featuring: Asad Mobeen Farooqui - Director (ATLFF Film Broke); Ana Asensio - Writer, Director, Actress (SXSW 2017 Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize-winner for Most Beautiful Island); Mason Rey - Writer / Director (ATLFF Film Lamp Light); Bryan Tan - Director (ATLFF Film The Emissary); Weldon Wong Powers - Director (ATLFF Film It's a Party); Takashi Doscher (ATLFF Film Still)

Moderator: Katie Orr - Writer/Director (ATLFF Film Poor Jane)

DHPC BLACKBOX

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Film Independent & Fiscal Sponsorships | DHPC

Film Independent & Fiscal Sponsorships
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, DHPC Blackbox
Film Independent demystifies the process of fiscal sponsorships to help you decide if they are the right choice for financing your next project.

Featuring: Lisa Hasko - Manager of Documentary Programs and Fiscal Sponsorship (Film Independent)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC | Directing Documentaries| DHPC

Directing Documentaries
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
Documentarians discuss best practices from interview techniques and basic gear to organizing footage and how to avoid getting lost in the edit.

Featuring: Jared Callahan & Russell Sheaffer - Directors (ATLFF Film Saltwater Baptism); Chris Bone (ATLFF Film The Last Man You Meet); Morrisa Maltz (ATLFF Film Ingrid); T Cooper (ATLFF Film Man Made)
 

Moderator: Danielle Bernstein - Producer / Director (Homemade, Mothers of a Nation / Imba Means Sing, When Clouds Clear)

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| The Battle of Art vs Commerce | DHPC

The Battle of Art vs Commerce
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, DHPC Blackbox
The Producer and Director relationship can be volatile when the budget battles the creative. How to compromise, get on the same page, and make movie magic.

Featuring: William Greenfield - Producer/Production Manager (Krystal, Dreamland, SuperFly, Tag, Assassinatin Nation); Katie Orr - Writer / Director (ATLFF Film Poor Jane); Chris Mills - Producer (The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg, Inheritance, Italian Style, The Unwanted), Laurie Garner - Director / Props (Embassy Suite, Be Here bow, Siren Song Isle / The Spy Who Dumped Me, Atlanta, Pitch Perfect)

Moderator: Linda B.

Eventbrite - ATLFF 2018 CC| Speed Dating Meets Career Day | DHPC

Speed Dating Meets Career Day
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, 
DHPC Blackbox
Different industry professionals meet with groups of audience members to answer questions about their crafts and to network.

Featuring: William Greenfield - Production Manager (SuperFly, Tag, Assassination Nation); Danielle Bernstein Producer / Director (Homemade, Mothers of a Nation / Imba Means Sing, When Clouds Clear); Damita Jane Howard - Stunts (Avengers: Infinite War, Bolden, Atlanta); Michael Lucker - Writer (Good Intentions, Mulan 2, Vampire in Brooklyn); Viviana Chavez - Actress (Smoketown, Dynasty, Baby Driver), Alex Khankhalaev - Grip (Good Girls, Being Mary Jane), Katiedid Langrock - Writer / Story Editor / Story Sup (Bratz, Project MC2, We're Lalaloopsy); Molly Coffee - Director / Production Designer (Cracks, Pepper's Place, Magic: The Gathering - The Musical / Brockmire, Stan Against Evil, The Carbonaro Effect)

Moderator: Linda B.

DAY PASS (DAY 5)