Workshops: Intro to Film Business & Resume Writing

  • South Fulton Regional Library 4055 Flat Shoals Rd Union City, GA, 30291 United States

As part of the Atlanta Film Festival On Tour program, ATLFF proudly presents the following workshops as FREE & OPEN to the public, at the South Fulton Regional Library.

Provided generously as such by the Fulton County Arts & Culture Grant Program to anyone interested in pursuing a career in either film or television, without moving out of state to do so. Learn more about the industry, the opportunities available, and how you can get started locally, right here in Georgia. All participants will gain a better understanding of the film business overall, its many career options, and how to get started pursuing their career goals effectively.

CLASS DETAILS

What: 4-Hour Workshop Session
When: June 14th, 2014 | 1PM to 4PM
Cost: FREE | First Come, First Served
(NOTE: Register online here for priority admittance; please arrive early as seating is limited and will be given away on a first come, first served basis to walk-ups)
Location: South Fulton Regional Library
Registration Deadline: Online registration will close one hour prior to the workshop start time (12:00pm); if seats are still available, walk-ups will be admitted on a first come, first served basis.

INTRODUCTION TO FILM BUSINESS & RESUME WRITING

Introduction to Film Business will provide students with basic information about careers in production and how the industry is structured. The role of specific positions will be discussed along with steps to take for landing a job in film.

Resume Writing for film will guide students in creating a resume that is suitable to be submitted for freelance crew opportunities. Ways to tailor a traditional resume for film positions will be discussed.

INSTRUCTOR 

Lorna Wilson has over 15 years of experience in film and video production encompassing corporate and commercial projects, public access television, independent, as well as studio film production. She's been a production assistant, production coordinator, associate producer, film festival manager, college instructor, and operations manager. In addition, her experience includes helping independent filmmakers with script breakdowns for development of budgets and production schedules, as well as general consulting.
 

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Plus, every membership comes with access to our annual 10-day film festival -- with dates just announced as March 20-29th, 2015. Memberships purchased now will provide you with access to all of the above mentioned benefits until 12.31.2015, including our Best of the Fest at the end of this month (see website for details).

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